Greenville, S.C.-- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has received the 2015 Excellence in Sustainability Award from Cisco®.
This prestigious award recognizes KEMET for demonstrating sustainability leadership above and beyond Cisco's supplier code of conduct, and embodying the spirit of collaboration. The distinction was awarded during Cisco's 24th Annual Supplier Appreciation Event, held September 9 at the Santa ClaraConvention Center in California.
"Our Supplier Appreciation Awards highlight exceptional performances by the very best of our extended supply chain, and gives us the opportunity to recognize all of our trusted partners' hard work and dedication," said John Kern, senior vice president, Supply Chain Operations, Cisco. "Our theme this year, 'Embrace the Pace: Transforming Tomorrow Together', emphasizes the criticality of flexibility, collaboration and accelerated innovation—all qualities shared by this year's award recipients."
Cisco presented awards to suppliers in recognition of their contributions to Cisco's success in fiscal year 2015. At the event, Cisco recognized the dedication and successes of its strategic suppliers and manufacturing partners—a testament to the company's commitment to close partnership with its supply network to drive industry leadership, accelerated innovation and enhanced customer experience.
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 http://www.kemet.com.