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2012-05-31 02:20:13

MUNICH, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck announced today that its tantalum supply chain has been declared free of "conflict minerals" for a second consecutive year following an independent audit. The audit was conducted by a third party auditor assigned by the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) as part of the Conflict-Free Smelter (CFS) Validation Program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090625/NE38551LOGO) All...

2012-05-24 10:22:08

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, multilayer ceramic, solid aluminum, plastic film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced that it will be presenting at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Industrial, Automotive & Transportation Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 31, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT. Per Loof, KEMET's Chief Executive Officer, and William Lowe, KEMET's Executive Vice President and Chief...

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...

2012-04-24 10:20:52

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced a continuation of its sponsorship of the TUfast e-Technology Racing Team at the Technical University of Munich, for the 2012 racing season. As part of the sponsorship agreement, KEMET has become a Premier Sponsor and will assist with the development of the 2012 Formula Student Electric...

2012-03-21 10:21:59

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM) (the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, KEMET Blue Powder Corporation ("KBP") is realigning its supplier base in anticipation of a Conflict-Free Smelter ("CFS") compliance audit. KBP plans to eliminate all non-CFS compliant raw material suppliers, whose products are used in the manufacture of...

2012-03-14 07:00:00

NEWTON, Mass., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra 76 tantalum alloy, a corrosion-resistant tantalum material for hot concentrated acid applications, is on display at NACE CORROSION 2012, Salt Lake City, UT, March 12-15, Booth 816. H.C. Starck invites you to visit us and meet our engineering and technology experts to discuss the benefits of Ultra 76 for critical corrosion resistant applications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090625/NE38551LOGO ) H.C. Starck's high...

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...

2012-03-08 21:22:47

Nature Communications: New development for fast storage media An international team of researchers from Germany and the Netherlands has developed a new material for storage media. For the first time they enable the switching of so called spin currents at room temperature in a vertical magnetic field. This increases the storage density distinctly. The novel switches can be used, for example, as read heads in future hard discs or as bits in non-volatile random access memory devices (MRAM)....

2012-03-07 15:05:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced that it presented at the 36th annual UNIS-UN Conference on Human Exploitation. This conference investigated and reviewed the various aspects and methods of human exploitation on a global scale. KEMET's presentation, Conflict-Free and Socially Sustainable, focused on KEMET's current social sustainability...

2012-03-06 15:05:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today introduced its new line of surface mount and miniature radial aluminum electrolytic capacitors. These capacitors are available in a variety of configurations, and are well-suited for common applications in the industrial, lighting, consumer and alternative energy markets. Three low-profile surface mount series...