KEMET Institute of Technology Series Begins 34th Season

Electronic Components Workshop Includes Choice of Technology Tracks

GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced its 34th KEMET Institute of Technology (KIT) series. Beginning on September 26th with a two-day event at its Simpsonville Innovation Center and the Hilton Greenville, 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.

This year's event also includes presentations on KEMET's new component offerings. Two technology tracks focusing on customer applications are available. One track focuses on embedded electronics associated with low voltage DC electronics, while the other focuses on AC line and power applications such as AC/DC converters.

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

KIT seminars are geared toward engineers, technologists, designers and 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 which include:

  • Component construction, characteristics, applications and manufacturing
  • K-SIM modeling and tutorials
  • Factory tours
  • One-on-one roadmap sharing sessions

KIT will be held across numerous locations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, including the following locations/dates:

  • Simpsonville, S.C., USA -- Sept. 26 - 27
  • Poing, Germany -- Oct. 10
  • Vienna, Austria -- Oct. 12
  • Strasbourg, France -- Oct. 17
  • Grenoble, France -- Oct. 19
  • Bologna, Italy -- Oct. 26
  • Gränna, Sweden -- Nov. 14 - 15

New KIT dates are regularly being added. For more information, please visit


KEMET Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of electronic components that meet the highest standards for quality, delivery and service. The company offers its 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. KEMET’s corporate headquarters are in South Carolina; the company also operates manufacturing facilities, sales and distribution centers around the world. 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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