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KEMET Corp.

KEMET Corp.

Sector: Electronic Capacitors Region: SC, United States


: | New York Stock Exchange: KEM


KEMET Corp. engages in the manufacturing of capacitors. The company's product offerings include tantalum, multilayer ceramic, solid and electrolytic aluminum and film and paper capacitors. It manufactures a broad line of capacitors in many different sizes and configurations using a variety of raw materials. The company operates in three business segments: Tantalum, Ceramic Business Group, and Film and Electrolytic. The Tantalum segment produces tantalum and aluminum polymer capacitors and produces tantalum powder used in the production of tantalum capacitors. This segment operates manufacturing sites in Portugal, Mexico, China and the United States and maintains a product innovation center in the United States. The Ceramic Business Group segment produces ceramic capacitors. This segment operates manufacturing locations in Mexico and a finishing plant in China and maintains a product innovation center in the United States. The Film and Electrolytic segment produces film, paper, and electrolytic capacitors. This segment operates manufacturing sites throughout Europe, Asia, Mexico and the United States and maintains a product innovation center in Sweden. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Simpsonville, SC.

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