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2012-08-14 10:21:40

GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced that its "Making Africa Work" program was featured during the recent UN Global Compact and Maplecroft webinar on Conflict Minerals. This program focuses on sourcing conflict-free tantalum from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through KEMET's closed-pipe vertically integrated supply chain. "The...

2012-08-13 06:21:21

LONDON, August 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Report Provides In-Depth Analysis of Tantalum Supply In its new report on tantalum, Roskill highlights the major changes in the industry in recent years and what can be expected to change in future. Tantalum prices have displayed the ability to move rapidly, demand can recover as quickly as it can collapse, some established miners appear to be behaving like swing producers, and most of the downstream industry is trying to...

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:...

2012-07-23 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...

2012-07-06 02:20:51

Highlights -- Study results show Indicated Mineral Resources totalling 51.8 million tonnes at 192 ppm Ta2O5 and 1,490 ppm Nb2O5andInferred Mineral Resources totalling 8.8 million tonnes at 186 ppm Ta2O5 and 1,660 ppm Nb2O5. -- This represents a 42% increase in the tonnage of Indicated Resources and a 37% increase in the tonnage of Inferred tonnes over the figures in the 2011 PEA. -- Contained...

2012-06-29 02:25:36

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced the expansion of its flexible termination (FT-CAP) portfolio to include C0G and Ultra-Stable X8R dielectrics. To view the multimedia assets, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/56730-kemet-expands-flexible-termination-portfolio-ft-cap-c0g-ultra-stable-x8r (Photo:...