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2012-08-02 10:30:11

GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today introduced its new T545 High Energy Polymer Tantalum Series of surface mount capacitors. These devices are well suited for applications including solid state drives (SSD), wireless cards and GPS systems. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit:...

2012-07-30 10:22:45

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, honored Avnet with its 2012 Distributor of the Year Award. The award was presented by KEMET's Jim Bruorton, Vice President of Global Distribution Sales and Business Development, and Al Houghtaling, Avnet Account Executive, in May 2012 at EDS in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo:...

2012-07-26 02:24:28

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM) (the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, announced today that that it will take a charge to earnings related to severance expenses of approximately $8.0 million to $9.0 million of which approximately $7.0 million will be accrued during the current quarter that ends September 30, 2012. This action will affect approximately 420 employees globally...

2012-07-26 02:23:56

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: KEM) today reported preliminary results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2012. Net sales for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 were $223.6 million, which is a 6.2% increase over the quarter ended March 31, 2012 and a 22.8% decrease over the same quarter last fiscal year. On a U.S. GAAP basis, the net loss was $17.8 million, or $0.40 loss per basic and diluted share for the first quarter of...

2012-07-23 10:22:18

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced that it is positively cited in the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report Conflict Mineral Disclosure Rule: SEC's Actions and Stakeholder-Developed Initiatives (GAO-12-763). This report highlights KEMET's "Making Africa Work" initiative of establishing a "closed-pipe" supply chain for...

2012-07-23 02:22:09

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced it was granted ten United States patents in fiscal year 2012. KEMET honored patent recipients, as well as others who participated in the patent process, during its annual Patent Awards Luncheon on June 21, 2012. Plaques representing the ten new patents joined those already on display on the Patent Wall at...

2012-07-19 10:25:50

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced the promotion of Davide Montanari, Dr. Yuri Freeman and Dr. John Bultitude to the position of Technical Fellow for Film, Tantalum, and Ceramic Technology, respectively. The position of Technical Fellow represents the highest rank one can achieve on a technical career and has the same level as Vice...

2012-07-18 10:29:21

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today introduced its new Polyester and Polypropylene Radial Film Series of capacitors. These devices are suitable for use in a wide variety of applications in the industrial, lighting, consumer, transportation, and alternative energy markets. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2012-07-17 10:25:52

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced additions to its T540 and T541 Polymer Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Series of tantalum surface mount capacitors. First-to-market 35 and 50 volt Polymer COTS products provide a better solution than traditional MnO2 devices for certain high reliability applications including radar pulse capacitor, point...

2012-07-16 10:26:08

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM) will hold its 2012 Annual Stockholders' Meeting on July 26, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. EDT, at the Company's corporate headquarters, 2835 KEMET Way, Simpsonville, South Carolina. On July 26, 2012, the Company will release earnings for the June 2012 quarter and will hold a conference call to discuss the earnings release at 9:00 a.m. EDT on that date. The call will last approximately one hour. To access the call via...