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KEMET Company


Industry: Manufacturing/Electronic Capacitors
Investment Date: Jul-91
Company Location:
Fund: Pacific Life Portfolio


KEMET, headquartered in Greenville, SC, was a leading manufacturer of electronic capacitors, one of four fundamental passive components found on circuit boards and used in a wide variety of electronic applications, such as communications systems, data processing equipment, personal computers, automotive electronic systems, and military and aerospace systems. The company was the leader in tantalum capacitors with a 41% market share and was the second leading supplier of monolithic ceramic capacitors with a 22% market share.

"Windjammer has provided strategic direction and resources to assist our management team in the achievement of the company’s growth objectives. With the speed at which business moves today, you need a seasoned partner and adviser at your side – one who knows your industry, is readily accessible and capable of giving straightforward and independent support and advice."



Greg Tucholski, CEO
Protective Industries