Appeals Court: Conflict Minerals Rule Violates 1st Amendment

A U.S. appeals court ruled this week that the government cannot compel companies to report whether or not their products contain so-called “conflict minerals” — gold, tantalum, tin, and tungsten– mined from regions in Africa. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled on Monday that the requirement that companies state…

KEMET One of Six to Submit Conflict Minerals Disclosure

Greenville, S.C. —  KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, is one of only six companies to submit a conflict minerals disclosure report to an external audit so far according to an  August 3 Wall Street Journal  article. Since 2010, KEMET has taken a leading role in a project that focused on the sourcing of conflict-free…

Mouser Awards 2015 “Best-in-Class” Partners

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today congratulates each of the recipients of its Annual Mouser Best-in-Class Award. The award recognizes the outstanding individuals from Mouser’s manufacturer partners who best supported the distributor’s marketing programs and NPI launches by demonstrating exemplary performance and collaboration. The awards ceremony honoring the winners occurred August 3rd, 2015. Winners of the Mouser Best-in-Class Award were selected using five main…

TTI Recognizes Supplier Excellence

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, has announced the winners of its 2014 Supplier Excellence Awards, given in recognition of outstanding performance throughout the year. Suppliers are assessed on a matrix of performance measurements from sales growth and management support to quality and on-time delivery. The Global…

KEMET Granted Twenty U.S. Patents in FY2015

Greenville, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, honored patent recipients, as well as others who participated in the patent process, during its Patent Awards Luncheon on May 28, 2015. Plaques representing the twenty new patents joined those already on display on the Patent Wall at KEMET’s U.S. Innovation Center in Simpsonville, South Carolina.…

Kemet Names EVP of Global Sales & Marketing

KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, is pleased to announce that Emilio Ghilardi will join KEMET as Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, effective July 1st, reporting to Per Loof, Chief Executive Officer. He will be based in Silicon Valley and operate from the KEMET sales office. Mr.…

TTI Awards KEMET

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…

Element14 Stocks Kemet P278 & P295

Element14 has announced it is now stocking two new high-performance metalized impregnated paper series film capacitors from KEMET: the P278, Class X1, 480 VAC and the P295, Class Y1, 500 VAC Used primarily for electronic design engineers, these paper capacitors are the best EMI capacitors in terms of safety, reliability, overvoltage and transient handling, self-healing…

Kemet Acquires IntelliData

KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, has purchased IntelliData, Inc., a Greenwood Village, Colorado-based developer of digital solutions supporting discovery, decision support, and the sales and marketing of electronic components. As a KEMET vendor since 2000, IntelliData provides a variety of content automation and delivery tools and services. “The needs…