KEMET Expands Components Offering with Ferrite Inductors

GREENVILLE, SC--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) - KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, has boosted its solutions capabilities by adding high-quality ferrite inductors to its expanding line of passive electronic components.

Ferrite inductors are a natural complement to KEMET's capacitor core competency. Capacitors and inductors work together in various parts of electronic circuits. They can be used in electronic filters and in power distribution networks, which can be found in nearly all classes of electronic systems.

"These new solutions deliver extra value for electronics producers by delivering increased cost effectiveness and efficiency along with KEMET's quality and service," said Johnny Boan, KEMET Vice President of Marketing. "With more parts in each bill of materials, we will continue to develop new technologies and products to enhance support for our customers and strengthen our global market position."

The ferrite inductors joining the KEMET portfolio are based on a proprietary nickel-zinc magnetic material and are RoHS compliant. These leaded devices are widely used throughout industrial and consumer applications such as LED lighting, smart meters, home appliances, smoke detectors and alarm systems.

KEMET now offers several ranges of inductors including metal composite power inductors, surface mount ferrite inductors and AC line filters.

These products have been made available as part of a Private Label Agreement with NEC TOKIN Corporation.