KEMET Announces Dates for March 2001 Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from KEMET Corporation

    GREENVILLE, S.C., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE:   KEM)
 will release earnings for the March 2001 quarter after 4:00 PM EST on Monday,
 April 23, 2001.  The company anticipates announcing earnings for the quarter
 that approximate analysts' consensus estimates.  The company will hold a
 conference call at 8:30 AM Tuesday, April 24, 2001 to discuss the earnings
 release and to provide guidance for future quarters.  The call will last
 approximately one hour, and after an initial presentation questions will be
 taken as time permits.  Those desiring to ask questions should contact John
 Warner, Director of Investor and Public Relations, before April 24th in order
 to be placed in the que for questions.  Mr. Warner can be contacted at
 johnwarner@kemet.com or at 864-963-6640.  To access the call, participants
 should dial 1-800-540-0559 and reference "KEMET" as the conference call ID.
 An archived replay of the conference call will be available through midnight
 on May 2, 2001 by calling 1-888-567-0670.
     As the world's largest manufacturer of solid tantalum capacitors and the
 fourth largest manufacturer of multilayer ceramic capacitors, KEMET offers the
 most complete line of surface mountable tantalum, ceramic and newly introduced
 solid aluminum capacitors.  KEMET's strategy is to be the preferred capacitor
 supplier to the world's largest, most successful electronics OEM, EMS and
 distribution customers by delivering industry leading quality, technology,
 ordering flexibility, and delivery reliability at competitive prices.
     KEMET Corporation is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.  The
 company's common stock is listed on The New York Stock Exchange under the
 symbol KEM.  Company information is available via the Internet
 (http://www.kemet.com).
 
     This release contains certain forward-looking statements within the
 meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.  We
 intend that these forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbor
 created by that provision.  These forward-looking statements involve risks and
 uncertainties and include, but are not limited to, statements regarding future
 events and our plans, goals, and objectives.  Our actual results may differ
 materially from these statements.  These risks, trends and uncertainties,
 which in some instances are beyond our control, include: risks associated with
 the cyclical nature of the electronics industry, the requirement to continue
 to reduce the cost of our products, the competitiveness of our industry, an
 increase in the cost of our raw materials, the location of several of our
 plants in Mexico, and the possible loss of key employees.  Although we believe
 that the assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements are reasonable,
 any of the assumptions could prove to be inaccurate.  Therefore, we can give
 no assurance that the results contemplated in these forward-looking statements
 will be realized.  The inclusion of this forward-looking information should
 not be regarded as a representation by our company or any person that the
 future events, plans or expectations contemplated by our company will be
 achieved.  Furthermore, past performance in operations and share price is not
 necessarily predictive of future performance.
 
     CONTACT: John R. Warner, Director of Investor and Public Relations of
 KEMET Corporation, 864-963-6640, or e-mail, johnwarner@kemet.com /
 
 

SOURCE KEMET Corporation
    GREENVILLE, S.C., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE:   KEM)
 will release earnings for the March 2001 quarter after 4:00 PM EST on Monday,
 April 23, 2001.  The company anticipates announcing earnings for the quarter
 that approximate analysts' consensus estimates.  The company will hold a
 conference call at 8:30 AM Tuesday, April 24, 2001 to discuss the earnings
 release and to provide guidance for future quarters.  The call will last
 approximately one hour, and after an initial presentation questions will be
 taken as time permits.  Those desiring to ask questions should contact John
 Warner, Director of Investor and Public Relations, before April 24th in order
 to be placed in the que for questions.  Mr. Warner can be contacted at
 johnwarner@kemet.com or at 864-963-6640.  To access the call, participants
 should dial 1-800-540-0559 and reference "KEMET" as the conference call ID.
 An archived replay of the conference call will be available through midnight
 on May 2, 2001 by calling 1-888-567-0670.
     As the world's largest manufacturer of solid tantalum capacitors and the
 fourth largest manufacturer of multilayer ceramic capacitors, KEMET offers the
 most complete line of surface mountable tantalum, ceramic and newly introduced
 solid aluminum capacitors.  KEMET's strategy is to be the preferred capacitor
 supplier to the world's largest, most successful electronics OEM, EMS and
 distribution customers by delivering industry leading quality, technology,
 ordering flexibility, and delivery reliability at competitive prices.
     KEMET Corporation is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.  The
 company's common stock is listed on The New York Stock Exchange under the
 symbol KEM.  Company information is available via the Internet
 (http://www.kemet.com).
 
     This release contains certain forward-looking statements within the
 meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.  We
 intend that these forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbor
 created by that provision.  These forward-looking statements involve risks and
 uncertainties and include, but are not limited to, statements regarding future
 events and our plans, goals, and objectives.  Our actual results may differ
 materially from these statements.  These risks, trends and uncertainties,
 which in some instances are beyond our control, include: risks associated with
 the cyclical nature of the electronics industry, the requirement to continue
 to reduce the cost of our products, the competitiveness of our industry, an
 increase in the cost of our raw materials, the location of several of our
 plants in Mexico, and the possible loss of key employees.  Although we believe
 that the assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements are reasonable,
 any of the assumptions could prove to be inaccurate.  Therefore, we can give
 no assurance that the results contemplated in these forward-looking statements
 will be realized.  The inclusion of this forward-looking information should
 not be regarded as a representation by our company or any person that the
 future events, plans or expectations contemplated by our company will be
 achieved.  Furthermore, past performance in operations and share price is not
 necessarily predictive of future performance.
 
     CONTACT: John R. Warner, Director of Investor and Public Relations of
 KEMET Corporation, 864-963-6640, or e-mail, johnwarner@kemet.com /
 
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