KEMET Presents Digi-Key with High-Service Distributor of the Year Award Recognizes Global Leadership in Product Selection, Availability and Service

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, recognized Digi-Key Corporation with the High-Service Distributor of the Year Award for fiscal year 2014. Digi-Key's exceptional sales performance, website marketing, customer base and market share and were among the criteria used to select this year's winner.

"The KEMET High-Service Distributor of the Year Award measures performance of our channel partners on key metrics that are critical to our business together," said Graeme Dorkings, KEMET Vice President of Global Distribution Sales. "Digi-Key outpaced the rest of the channel in fiscal year 2014 and is fully deserving of this award. Their commitment to bring new technologies to market and expand their global presence delivered significant results and the KEMET team is appreciative of their efforts."

"We sincerely appreciate being recognized as a vital part of KEMET's go-to market strategy and we look to continue our commitment of delivering the latest KEMET technologies to our ever-expanding global customer base," said Tom Busher, Digi-Key Vice President of Global Interconnect, Passive & Electromechanical Sales.

About KEMET

KEMET Corporation is a leading global supplier of electronic components. We offer our 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. 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.

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Contact: Dr. John C. Boan
Vice President, Marketing
johnnyboan@kemet.com
954.766.2813 

SOURCE KEMET Corporation



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