Kemet Claims First 250V 0402 COG Capacitor

Greenville, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced expansions to its commercial and automotive lines of surface mount multilayer ceramic capacitors in C0G dielectric. KEMET continues to lead the industry in C0G dielectric product development, and has now achieved the world’s first 250V rated 0402 case size capacitors offering…

Electronica 2014: IoT Is a Key Innovation Driver

Electronic component manufacturers and distributors are getting ready to converge at Electronica 2014, November 11-14, in Munich, Germany. One of the biggest topics of discussion at the show will be the Internet of Things (IoT) and its huge growth potential for the electronics industry ranging from networked medical devices to smart homes and connected vehicles.…

Automotive Electronics Offers Big Growth Potential

There is big demand for high-reliability parts in automotive electronics sectors. The global market for automotive electronics is forecast to hit $204.6 billion in 2014, and reach $314.4 billion by 2020, with an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3 percent between 2012 and 2020, according to a Research and Markets report. The OEM…

Kemet to Launch New Capacitors

KEMET has revealed its plans for Electronica this November, launching new tantalum capacitor families while also showcasing advanced high-performance ceramic capacitors. These new products are expected to further strengthen the company’s market position as the engineer’s choice for capacitors, filters, relays, EMC solutions, and supercapacitors. Booth 442 in Hall B6 will be the place to…

IP&E Suppliers Target Military Markets

Over the past month, there has been an uptick in military-related partnerships, services, and products in the interconnect, passive, and electromechanical (IP&E) industry. It may be due to MILCOM 2014 (Military Communications Conference) held earlier this month, but in any case, electronic component manufacturers and distributors are putting a lot more focus on the military…

TTI Stocks Kemet’s Automotive Lines

TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, now stocks capacitors for high temperature automotive applications from Kemet. The devices are ideal for automotive applications above +125°C and up to +200°C, electric and hydraulic steering systems, electronic braking systems, engine and transmission control, as well as stop/start micro hybrid.…

KEMET Debuts New High Temp Capacitors

Greenville, S.C. — KEMET Corporation has introduced a new line of High Temperature Radial Molded Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors, which offer industry-leading performance in extreme environments and high temperature up to 200 degrees Celsius. These capacitors can withstand the severe shock and vibration conditions associated with deep-well and horizontal drilling activities, and are also well-suited for use in geophysical probes,…

Independent Audit of Conflict Minerals Law Compliance Rare

Semiconductor vendors, most major consumer electronic OEMs and other high-tech companies largely ignored the voluntary independent audit requirement for compliance with the Dodd-Franks Conflict Minerals legislation in 2013 and this will most likely remain unchanged for 2014, according to a report compiled by Schulte Roth & Zabel, a law firm that provides advisory services to…

Kemet Tech Series Begins

KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced its 31st KEMET Institute of Technology (KIT) series. Beginning on September 17th with a two-day event at its Simpsonville Innovation Center, KIT is a free technology workshop based on classroom instruction and live discussion covering details on how capacitors and other passive…