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Evox Rifa – Kemet

Evox Rifa
Evox Rifa Group Oyj manufactures passive electronic components, specializing in plastic film, paper and electrolytic capacitors. Their major customer groups are in industrial, automotive and consumer electronics and the lighting industry. Evox Rifa’s strength lies in the design and production of customized products that require specialist expertise. Evox Rifa, with headquarters in Finland, has a worldwide sales and distribution network. Its production plants are located in Indonesia, Great Britain, China, Sweden and Finland. Evox Rifa has two global business areas: Electrolytic Capacitors and Film and Paper Capacitors.

Greenville, S.C., April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM) today announced that the German competition authority has approved KEMET’s acquisition of Evox Rifa Group Oyj. Evox Rifa Group Oyj, through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells passive electronic components in Europe, Asia, and North America. It offers film, paper, and electrolytic capacitors. The company serves industrial electronics, automotive electronics, telecommunications, and lighting and consumer electronics companies. The company was formerly known as Rifa and changed its name to Evox Rifa Group Oyj in 1992. The company was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland. As of April 12, 2007, Evox Rifa Group Oyj is a subsidiary of KEMET Corp.

About KEMET: KEMET Corporation provides industry-leading, high-performance electronic component solutions, including the world’s most complete line of surface-mount capacitor technologies across tantalum, ceramic, and solid aluminum dielectrics, provided with the world’s best quality, delivery and service. KEMET’s common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol KEM. Additional information can be found at http://www.kemet.com.