Greenville, S.C. -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of electronics components, is proud to announce that it has been awarded TTI's Global Operations Excellence Award. In its fourth year, the Global Operations Excellence Award recognizes the supplier who earns the supplier excellence award in all three TTI regions – Americas, Europe and Asia, and who scores the highest total points globally. This coveted award represents the highest recognition possible of a supplier's performance within TTI.
To qualify for the award, KEMET received the Supplier Excellence Award in the Americas, Asia and Europe and the Diamond Award in Asia for the best supplier. Additionally, KEMET was a Platinum award winner in the Americas and Asia, and a Gold award winner in Europe. Platinum achievement level requires five consecutive years of award recognition, and continuous recognition each year to maintain Platinum status. The Diamond Award is granted to the supplier with the highest overall point achievement.
The awards program is centered on quality measurements that include: on-time delivery, receiving quality, customer-reported quality, administrative quality, operations and business systems. In addition, there are performance measurements such as sales and management support.
"Everyone at KEMET works hard and takes pride in ensuring we exceed the 'Supplier Excellence' criteria. This award is a testament to KEMET's global commitment to outstanding service," said Graeme Dorkings, KEMET Vice President, Sales, Global Distribution.
"KEMET worked diligently throughout the year to support TTI in all three regions and the employees of KEMET are to be commended for their outstanding performance," saidMelanie Pizzey, TTI Vice President, Global Business Operations.
Pictured from left to right: Michael Knight, TTI Senior Vice President, Americas; Melanie Pizzey, TTI Vice President, Global Business Operations; Graeme Dorkings, KEMET Vice President, Sales, Global Distribution; Monica Highfill, KEMET Vice President, Sales, Americas; Patrick Stringer, KEMET Senior Director, Sales, Americas; Per Loof, KEMET Chief Executive Officer; Johnny Boan, KEMET Vice President, Marketing; Mike Morton, TTI President, Global Sales and Marketing.
KEMET Corporation is a leading global supplier of electronic components. We offer our customers the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry, 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 www.kemet.com.
TTI, Inc. a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an authorized, specialty distributor of interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components and the distributor of choice for industrial and consumer electronics manufacturers worldwide. Broader and deeper inventory, leading-edge products and custom supply chain solutions have established TTI as the leading specialist in electronic component distribution. Globally, the company maintains 1.2 million cubic feet of dedicated warehouse space containing over 850,000 component part numbers. Along with its subsidiaries, Mouser Electronics and Sager Electronics, TTI employs more than 4,700 employees and is represented in over 100 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information about TTI, visit www.ttiinc.com.