Dates Announced for 2012 KEMET Institute of Technology Seminar Series

Oct 23, 2012, 16:05 ET from KEMET Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced its upcoming KEMET Institute of Technology (KIT) seminar series. Beginning at its Simpsonville Innovation Center on October 24-25, KIT features an in-depth look at how KEMET capacitors are developed and manufactured as well as their applications across the electronics industry.

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"These seminars give us the opportunity to share KEMET's latest manufacturing and product development technology with our customers so they are aware, early on, about the opportunities of tomorrow," said Dr. Phil Lessner, KEMET Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Scientist. "By learning about our emerging technologies, KEMET can incorporate attendee input into the development process, emphasizing our commitment to meeting the needs of our customers."

"As a presenter at KIT for the past 18 years, I have had the unique opportunity to see first-hand the value these seminars bring to our customers," added John Prymak, KEMET Director of Advanced Applications. "We openly discuss the benefits and drawbacks for each capacitor type, what establishes these characteristics, where these capacitors should and should not be used, as well as development direction to enhance their benefits. I look forward to discussing KEMET's latest technologies with the participants of the 2012 KIT."

KIT seminars are geared toward technical decision makers, designers and engineers in the electronics industry. A range of speakers across KEMET marketing, technology, manufacturing and quality groups will be on hand to present expertly detailed presentations on a variety of capacitance topics, including:

  • Capacitor Construction & Capabilities
  • Capacitor Manufacturing
  • Capacitor Applications & Examples
  • SPICE Modeling & Tutorial
  • Factory tour (via video at off-site locations)

KIT Schedule of Events

  • October 24 – 25, 2012 - Simpsonville, SC
  • October 30, 2012 - Seoul, Korea
  • November 1, 2012 - Taipei, Taiwan
  • November 6, 2012 - Tokyo, Japan
  • December 11, 2012 - Bangalore, India
  • February 4 – 5, 2013 – Munich (Landsberg), Germany
  • February 6 – 7, 2013 – Bologna (Sasso Marconi), Italy

For more information on the 2012 KEMET Institute of Technology, please see our 2012 KIT brochure.


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