KEMET Receives Three Supplier Excellence Awards from TTI

Marks 18th Consecutive Year of Receiving Supplier Excellence Recognition

Jun 04, 2013, 16:05 ET from KEMET Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, is proud to announce that it has been awarded TTI's Supplier Excellence Award for the Americas, Asia and Europe. This coveted award represents the highest recognition possible of a supplier's performance within TTI. 

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"We are extremely pleased to receive the 'TTI Supplier Excellence Award' in the Americas, Asia and Europe again this year. Earning the award in the Americas every year since TTI began the award in 1995 is extremely gratifying," said Jim Bruorton, KEMET Vice President, Global Distribution Sales and Business Development. "The entire KEMET Team from corporate management, to sales, to inside sales and service, quality and manufacturing work every day to make sure we exceed the 'Supplier Excellence' criteria. Our goal is to earn the TTI Supplier Excellence Award every year in all three regions," continued Bruorton.

"KEMET's global commitment to excellent service is demonstrated by its ability to earn the TTI Supplier Excellence award in all three regions – Americas, Europe & Asia. KEMET is the only TTI Americas supplier who has earned Supplier Excellence recognition each year since we launched our program back in 1995," said Melanie M. Pizzey, TTI Vice President, Global Product Operations. "This level of performance by the KEMET employees is to be commended and further represents the strong partnership between TTI and KEMET worldwide."


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About TTI

TTI, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty distributor of passive, interconnect, electromechanical and discrete semiconductor components. TTI is the distributor of choice for industrial and consumer electronics manufacturers worldwide. TTI's extensive product line includes: resistors, capacitors, connectors, potentiometers, trimmers, magnetics, circuit protection, filters, electromechanical and discrete semiconductor devices. TTI is recognized as the industry leader in service and quality and provides a broad array of supply chain services to its customer base. TTI, along with its subsidiary Mouser Electronics, employs 3,800 with 100 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. TTI's previous acquisitions include Mouser Electronics, Sager Electronics, Mateleco, France, Net-Aye, Israel, Campbell Collins, U.K., and NPCS Autotronics, China. For more information about TTI, visit

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