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AVX CEO on Q1 2015 Results – Earnings Transcript

Good morning. I’d like to welcome you to the AVX conference call regarding the results for our first fiscal quarter that ended in June. I’m Johnny Sarvis and with me today is Kurt Cummings, the AVX’s Chief Financial Officer, and we hope you’ve had a chance to review our earnings release and related disclosures that were issued this morning.

: Finance |

Internet of Things changes OEM electronics outsourcing strategy

If two contract electronics providers send their sales people to pitch an OEM prospect. One wears a set of coveralls the other a nice clean suit. Who is the customer going to choose? The loud, forward-charging sales person trying to convince you to buy services, or the sophisticated enabler with knowledge-ready answers to questions about your biggest OEM product or service challenges?

: EMS, ODM, OEM, Telecom

Four Mega Trends Drive Battery Innovations

Advances in wearable devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) are being mirrored by innovations in battery technologies that include flexible, thin, stretchy, curved, foldable, and pin-sized form factors, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan.

: Energy, Industrial

Supplier Collaboration Needed for Smart Lighting

Energy costs can be reduced by at least 90 percent by implementing smart lighting systems, according to recent research from Gartner.

: Energy, Industrial

Lockheed Martin lands U.K. military contract

Looks like Lockheed Martin’s training and logistic solutions team in east Orlando will have more work on their hands, thanks to a renewed contract with the U.K.’s armed forces.

: Mil/Aero

SEMI Applauds Trade Progress

SEMI has praised a plan to expand the Information Technology Agreement (ITA) and begin negotiations to finalize the deal.  Following a multiyear effort on behalf of global information and communication technology industries, a meaningful agreement now appears within reach, the organization said.

: Microelectronics

Haemonetics fiscal Q1 earnings top expectations

Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE) today reported fiscal 1st quarter earnings that topped analyst expectations, while missing revenue marks.

: Medical