KEMET Institute of Technology Series to Visit Raleigh, NC

Full Day Seminar to Cover Wide Range of Capacitors & Components

GREENVILLE, SC--(Marketwired - February 22, 2016) - KEMET (NYSE: KEM) has announced the return of its "KEMET Institute of Technology" (KIT) series with a visit to Raleigh, North Carolina on March 1, 2016. Now in its 32nd season, KIT is a free technology workshop based on classroom instruction and live discussion covering details on how capacitors and other passive components are made, how they work and their applications. Engineers can book their space by email or on the website

The KIT seminars are geared toward engineers, technologists, designers and other technical decision-makers utilizing capacitors and other passive components in their products. A range of speakers across the KEMET technology, application engineering, manufacturing, and quality teams will be on hand to present expertly detailed presentations on a variety of electronic component topics.

This event will include presentations on KEMET's new electronic components. Other presentations will focus on embedded electronics associated with low voltage DC electronics, as well as AC line and power applications such as AC/DC converters. The KEMET K-SIM tool will also be featured.

"KEMET is proud to offer KIT, a unique educational program that provides an invaluable service to our customers," said Per Loof, KEMET Chief Executive Officer. "These seminars enable us to collaborate on the development of emerging electronic component technologies, emphasizing our commitment to meeting the enhanced needs of our customers."


KEMET Corporation is a leading global supplier of electronic components. We offer our customers the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry across all dielectrics, along with an expanding range of electromechanical devices, electromagnetic compatibility solutions and supercapacitors. Our vision is to be the preferred supplier of electronic component solutions demanding the highest standards of quality, delivery and service. KEMET's common stock is listed on the NYSE under the symbol "KEM." Additional information about KEMET can be found at

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Dr. John C. Boan, KEMET Corporation
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