Charged: 100 Years of Innovation

Since our founding in 1919, KEMET has been dedicated to making the world a better, safer, more connected place to live. What started from a garage laboratory of an inventor, KEMET now spans the globe, with thousands of employees in dozens of locations. We have played a central role in the development of critical technologies that defined modern history. Although KEMET is not a household name, our products are in every household. Our story of innovation is one for the 20th century and beyond.

Our Stories

The people of KEMET have discovered and engineered solutions that have propelled our future and yours. At our core, we are obsessed with leveraging sustainable material science and smart people to create innovative products that solve customer challenges.

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