KEMET Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of various capacitors under the KEMET brand worldwide. Its products include solid tantalum and aluminum capacitors, multilayer ceramic capacitors, film capacitors, electrolytic capacitors, and paper capacitors. The company offers its products for use in adaptive cruise controls, lane departure warning, rearview camera systems, audio systems, tire pressure monitoring systems, power train electronics, instrumentation, airbag systems, anti-lock braking and stabilization systems, hybrid and electric drive vehicles, electronic engine control modules, driver comfort controls, and security systems in the automotive industry; copiers, point-of-sale terminals, and fax machines in the business equipment industry; and cellular phones, telephones, switching equipment, relays, base stations, and wireless infrastructure in communications industry. It also provides capacitors for use in personal computers, workstations, mainframes, computer peripheral equipment, power supplies, disk drives, printers, and local area networks in the computer-related industry; electronic controls, measurement equipment, instrumentation, solar and wind energy generation, and medical electronics in the industrial sector; DVD players, MP3 players, game consoles, LCD televisions, global positioning systems, and digital still cameras in the consumer sector; avionics, radar, guidance systems, and satellite communications in the military/aerospace industry; and wind generation systems, solar generation systems, geothermal generation systems, tidal generation systems, and electric drive vehicles in the alternative energy industry. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers in various industries, electronics manufacturing services providers, and electronics distributors. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Simpsonville, South Carolina.