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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...

2012-05-16 10:22:27

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today introduced its new Tantalum High Volumetric Efficiency (HVE) Facedown MnO(2) T428 Series capacitors. These surface mountable devices are the latest addition to KEMET's High Reliability Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) family and offer increased power dissipation and enhanced ripple current capability. To view the...

2012-03-12 01:15:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire a 34% economic interest with a 51% voting interest in NEC TOKIN Corporation ("NT"), a manufacturer of tantalum capacitors, electro-magnetic, electro-mechanical, access devices and piezoelectric ceramics from NEC Corporation of Japan. Revenue of NT for the...

2012-02-21 15:58:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Niotan Incorporated ("Niotan"), a leading manufacturer of tantalum powders, from an affiliate of Denham Capital Management LP. As previously announced, KEMET paid an initial purchase price of $30 million at the closing...

2012-02-09 08:00:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced that there will be no negative impact on the Company's tantalum powder supply as a result of the recent closing of Global Advanced Metals' Wodgina, Australia tantalum mine. KEMET has strategically diversified its raw material sources in an effort to prevent any one supplier from causing...

2012-02-06 15:15:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, will be presenting at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) in Orlando, FL, February 5-9. KEMET speakers include Jim Piller, Vice President of Tantalum Specialty Business Unit and Andrew Bellavia, Director of Product Marketing for Film and Electrolytic Capacitors. Presentation times are as follows: Wednesday,...

2012-02-06 15:05:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, will be presenting at the Components for Military & Space Electronics (CMSE) Conference in Los Angeles, CA, February 6-9. KEMET speakers include John Prymak, Director of Advanced Applications; Dr. Yuri Freeman, Principal Scientist from KEMET's Advanced Technology Group; Chuck Tinsley, West Coast Field Application...

2012-02-02 07:00:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Niotan Incorporated ("Niotan"), a leading manufacturer of tantalum powders, from an affiliate of Denham Capital Management LP. Niotan has been a significant supplier of tantalum powder to KEMET for several years. "This...

2011-11-02 15:01:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced the expansion of its KEMET Organic Capacitor (KO-CAP) Conductive Polymer portfolio with the release of the T522 Reduced Leakage Polymer Tantalum Series. T522 Series capacitors are an ideal solution for applications that seek high capacitance, low ESR, low profile, safety, and low power consumption. "The...

2011-08-22 15:01:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM),a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced the expansion of its Polymer Tantalum portfolio with new product additions to the KEMET T521 High Voltage Series. "The KEMET development team has been working to expand our leading-edge product offerings for the T521 High Voltage Series," said Jayson Young, KEMET Product Manager for Tantalum and...