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KEMET Tin/Lead Terminated Ceramic Capacitors Offer Ideal Solution for High Reliability Soldering Applications

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GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today highlighted its portfolio of tin/lead terminated ceramic surface mount capacitors in C0G and X7R dielectrics. These devices are well suited for applications which include defense and aerospace electronics.

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"Engineers often limit their choices to established reliability devices that are outlined in active military performance specifications or customer drawings. KEMET's tin/lead terminated products address these concerns, providing a commercial solution where customer specifications allow," stated Craig Scruggs, KEMET's Specialty Product Manager – Ceramics. "We are pleased that we can provide commercial solutions with terminations that meet our customers' requirements for lead-based solder operations."

KEMET's tin/lead terminated capacitors fill the demand within the defense and aerospace industries for products with rated voltages, capacitance values and case sizes that are currently excluded from active Military Performance Specifications.

Typical markets include defense and aerospace, telecommunications, computer, industrial, lighting, medical (non-implantable) and alternative energy. These devices range in price from $0.04 to $3.50 and complement KEMET's up-screened high voltage and high temperature ceramics, custom ceramic solutions and new T543 Series Polymer Tantalum COTS.

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.

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements included herein contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws about KEMET Corporation's (the "Company") financial condition and results of operations that are based on management's current expectations, estimates and projections about the markets in which the Company operates, as well as management's beliefs and assumptions. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," variations of such words and other similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions, which are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in, or implied by, such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which reflect management's judgment only as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly any of these forward-looking statements to reflect new information, future events or otherwise.

Certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcome and results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements are described in the Company's reports and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.                               

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

SOURCE KEMET Corporation



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