KEMET Corporation is a global supplier of electronic components. Its product line consists of multilayer ceramic, tantalum, film and aluminum capacitors, and electro-magnetic compatible devices, sensors, and actuators. The company also manufactures surface mounts, leaded capacitors, and chassis-mount and other pin-through-hole board-mount capacitors.

Employee Rating

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyYageo
HQFort Lauderdale, FL, US
Founded1919
Websitekemet.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
KEMET was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

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Key People/Management at KEMET

William Lowe

William Lowe

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Gregory Thompson

Gregory Thompson

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Chuck Meeks

Chuck Meeks

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Jamie Assaf

Jamie Assaf

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Susan Barkal

Susan Barkal

Senior Vice President of Quality, Chief Compliance Officer, Global Supply Chain and Chief of Staff
Tim Herring

Tim Herring

Senior Vice President - Chief Digital Officer
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KEMET Office Locations

KEMET has offices in Fort Lauderdale, Grapevine, Milpitas, Novi and in 15 other locations
Fort Lauderdale, FL, US (HQ)
1 E Broward Blvd 2nd Floor
Grapevine, TX, US
2451 Stone Myers Pkwy #400
Milpitas, CA, US
880 N McCarthy Blvd #210
Novi, MI, US
39555 Orchard Hill Pl #600
Simpsonville, SC, US
2835 Kemet Way
Wilmington, MA, US
340 Fordham Rd
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KEMET Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1919
KEMET is a subsidiary of Yageo

KEMET Revenue

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KEMET's revenue was reported to be $1.26 b in FY, 2020 which is a 8.8% decrease from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.2b1.4b1.3b

Revenue growth, %

58%15%(9%)

Cost of goods sold

859.5m924.3m840.1m

Gross profit

340.4m458.5m420.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

274.0m301.5m306.4m327.6m349.2m350.2m345.2m327.4m294.7m

Cost of goods sold

197.3m216.4m213.9m232.8m235.7m226.4m223.6m213.7m201.6m

Gross profit

76.7m85.1m92.5m94.8m113.6m123.8m121.6m113.7m93.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

28%28%30%29%33%35%35%35%32%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

286.8m207.9m222.4m

Accounts Receivable

144.1m154.1m144.7m

Prepaid Expenses

41.2m38.9m36.1m

Inventories

204.4m241.1m243.2m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

254.5m206.6m41.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

49.8m52.6m62.8m

Inventories

(13.8m)(42.8m)(3.4m)

Accounts Payable

(16.1m)7.7m(41.4m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

220.6m233.5m252.1m35.2m72.4m113.2m40.3m25.1m41.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

12.2m25.6m36.7m13.1m25.6m38.4m14.3m29.4m45.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

10.3m40.1m82.7m(15.8m)33.0m82.7m33.7m51.7m90.7m

Capital Expenditures

(7.3m)(17.8m)(30.9m)(16.0m)(40.5m)(77.6m)(37.1m)(73.4m)(104.1m)
USDQ1, 2018

Revenue/Employee

18.3k

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.9 x
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KEMET Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020

New Product Launches

12.62 k6.96 k9.12 k13.87 k42.72 k15.83 k16.78 k17.36 k31.9 k9598.99 k11.75 k13.23 k

New Products Introduced

1.4 k1876707411.08 k831422603362594987361.36 k

Manufacturing Space, sq. ft.

3 m4.8 m4.9 m4.7 m

Manufacturing Facilities

18232324242424242322222121
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KEMET Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
TOKIN CorporationMarch 31, 2017
IntellidataApril 01, 2015
KEMET Blue Powder CorporationFebruary 07, 2012
ArcotronicsAugust 13, 2007$23 m
Evox Rifa Group OyjApril 04, 2007
Evox Rifa Pte Ltd.
KEMET de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
KEMET Electronics AB
KEMET Electronics Asia Limited
KEMET Electronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.
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KEMET Revenue Breakdown

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KEMET revenue breakdown by business segment: 45.5% from Solid Capacitors, 9.0% from Film and Electrolytic and 45.5% from MSA

KEMET revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.9% from Japan , 8.0% from China , 8.6% from Hong Kong, 10.9% from United States, 44.6% from Other Countries and 21.0% from Other

KEMET Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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KEMET Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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KEMET Online and Social Media Presence

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KEMET News and Updates

UPDATE 1-Taiwan's Yageo to buy rival Kemet in $1.8 billion deal

Taiwanese electronic component company Yageo Corp plans to acquire U.S. rival Kemet Corp in a $1.8 billion deal aimed at expanding its global footprint, the two companies said.

Kemet stock rallies on Yageo's $1.8 billion buyout offer

Kemet Corp. shares rallied in the extended session Monday following an announcement that Taiwan's Yageo Corp. would acquire the electronics-components supplier company for $1.8 billion in cash. Kemet shares surged 13% after hours, following a 2.1% decline to close the regular session at $23.02. Ya…

Taiwan's tech firm Yageo to buy rival Kemet in $1.8 billion deal

Taiwan's technology company Yageo Corp said on Monday it would acquire rival electronic component maker Kemet Corp in a deal valued at $1.8 billion to expand its global footprint.

Kemet CEO resigns following investigation into personal relationship with employee

Electronics component maker Kemet Corp. said Chief Executive Per-Olof Loof has resigned, following an investigation into a consensual personal relationship with an employee, and "related actions which were inconsistent with the company's policies." The stock is still inactive in premarket trade. Th…

Leaded Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors Market is touching new levels – A comprehensive study segmented by Key Players : Vishay, AVX, Kemet, Panasonic, TDK

HTF MI recently introduced new title on “United States Leaded Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors Market Report 2018” from its database. The report provides study with in-depth overview, describing about the Product / Industry Scope and elaborates market outlook and status to 2025. Posted via Industry Tod…

Diamond Lapping Film Market Production, Revenue and Price Forecast by Type (2018-2025)

Diamond Lapping Film Market status and forecast, categorizes the global Diamond Lapping Film market size (value & volume) by manufacturers, type, application, and region. This report focuses on the top manufacturers in North America, Europe, Japan, China and other regions (India, Southeast Asia,…
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KEMET Blogs

Webinar | Advances in Film Technology Shows that Miniaturization Is Not Just For Ceramics Anymore

Advances in Film Technology Shows that Miniaturization Is Not Just For Ceramics Anymore The constant trend of miniaturization, primarily driven by Moore's Law, has affected all areas of electronics. Making things smaller doesn't just make them easier to carry around, it enables a higher density of…

Integration of Electro-Active Polymer Actuators on to Flexible and Rigid Substrates

Introduction Download as PDF This application note describes the items to consider when integration electro-active polymer actuator onto flexible and rigid bodies. This application note considers the following items: Mechanical integration Effect design For product specifications, product part …

Webinar | ESD: A Fun Trick but Terrible For Electronics

ESD: A Fun Trick but Terrible For Electronics Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can be a fun activity, like when rubbing a balloon on your hair. When it comes to electronic devices, this fun phenomenon decreases the application reliability. These malfunctions result in product losses adding up to billi…

Is it Hot and Humid in Your Application? A798 Aluminum Polymer Capacitor Can Solve Your Challenges.

Is it Hot and Humid in Your Application? A798 Aluminum Polymer Capacitor Can Solve Your Challenges. High demand in power management and miniaturization requirements in combination with extreme harsh environmental conditions are today some of challenges that designers need to solve. KEMET is expand…

Webinar | Getting Into the Details of MLCCs

Getting Into the Details of MLCCs MLCCs are the most common type of capacitor out there. Almost every single electronic device uses MLCCs in a multitude of applications. We all know what MLCC stands for (multilayer ceramic capacitor), but do you know how they are made? What are the different types…

GTX Plastic Box Single-Phase Filters

GTX Plastic Box Single-Phase Filters In commercial, industrial, and medical electrical devices, suppression of electromagnetic interference (EMI) (sometimes called radio-frequency interference (RFI)) is a critical design consideration. While there are many possible sources for EMI / RFI noise that m…
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KEMET Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was KEMET founded?

    KEMET was founded in 1919.

  • Who are KEMET key executives?

    KEMET's key executives are William Lowe, Gregory Thompson and Chuck Meeks.

  • How many employees does KEMET have?

    KEMET has 12,800 employees.

  • What is KEMET revenue?

    Latest KEMET annual revenue is $1.3 b.

  • What is KEMET revenue per employee?

    Latest KEMET revenue per employee is $98.5 k.

  • Who are KEMET competitors?

    Competitors of KEMET include Sonepar USA, TDK and TAIYO YUDEN.

  • Where is KEMET headquarters?

    KEMET headquarters is located at 1 E Broward Blvd 2nd Floor, Fort Lauderdale.

  • Where are KEMET offices?

    KEMET has offices in Fort Lauderdale, Grapevine, Milpitas, Novi and in 15 other locations.

  • How many offices does KEMET have?

    KEMET has 19 offices.