At KEMET, our components are passive. Our company is anything but.

At KEMET, our components are passive. Our company is anything but.

At KEMET, our components are passive.
Our company is anything but.

You simply won't find an electronic components manufacturer more passionate about customer service, more determined to find new technological solutions to customer problems, and more committed to product quality and on-time delivery, for the lowest total cost of ownership possible. It's how we've helped customers succeed for more than 90 years. And how we're helping them succeed today.

General Overview

Headquartered in Simpsonville, South Carolina, KEMET operates 23 production facilities in Europe, North America and Asia and employs 10,420 employees worldwide. Manufacturing facilities are located in Mexico, China, Italy, U.K., Portugal, Finland, Sweden, Indonesia, Germany, Bulgaria and Macedonia. KEMET also owns two specialty electronics companies--FELCO in Chicago, Illinois and Dectron in Farjestaden, Sweden. Sales offices and distribution centers are located around the world.

KEMET is a leading global manufacturer of the world's most complete line of surface mount and through-hole capacitor technologies across tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, and paper dielectrics. KEMET’s customer base includes most of the world’s major electronics original equipment manufacturers, manufacturing services companies, and electronics distributors. Production is measured at over 30 billion pieces per year.

High reliability versions of KEMET capacitors have shared in every important defense and aerospace effort of the past 60 years, from the first Telstar satellite and Apollo 11 to the Patriot Missile, International Space Station and Mars Pathfinder.

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