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Company Description

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.

Contact Information

2835 Kemet Way
Simpsonville South Carolina 29681-6202
P:(864) 963-6300
Investor Relations:
(954) 766-2838



Individual stakeholders5.81%
Other institutional42.43%
Mutual fund holders33.87%

Top Executives

Per-Olof LööfChief Executive Officer & Director
William M. LoweChief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
Brian Wesley BurchChief Information Officer & Vice President
Phillip Michael LessnerChief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President
Ronald James AssafSecretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

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