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TTI, Inc. Now Stocks Evox Rifa Products from KEMET

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Oct. 11, 2007 - TTI, Inc., the world’s leading passive and connector specialist in the electronics industry announced today that its extensive product offering has been expanded to include additional film and ceramic capacitors through KEMET’s recent purchase of Finland-based Evox Rifa.

Known throughout Europe, Evox Rifa Group Oyj, is a major manufacturer of passive electronic components, specializing in plastic film, paper and electrolytic capacitors. Major customers include industrial, automotive, consumer electronics and the lighting industry.

The PHE840M capacitor series now offered through KEMET is made of metallized polypropylene film encapsulated with self-extinguishing epoxy resin in a box of material recognized to UL 94V-O.

Jeff Ray, TTI Vice President Supplier Marketing commented, "The acquisition of Evox Rifa by KEMET further supports KEMET’s market presence as the capacitance company. The newly expanded portfolio of products offered by KEMET allows the TTI inside and outside sales forces as well as our corporate and branch product managers to bring increased capacitance solutions to our customer base."

About TTI, Inc.

Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, TTI, Inc. is the largest distributor specialist of passive, interconnect and electromechanical components. TTI is the distributor of choice for industrial and consumer electronic manufacturers worldwide. TTI’s extensive product line includes: resistors, capacitors, connectors, potentiometers, trimmers, magnetic circuit protection components, wire and cable, identification products, application tools, electromechanical and now discrete semiconductor devices. TTI is recognized as the industry’s leader in service and quality and provides a broad array of supply chain services to its customer base. TTI employs 1,700 in more than 50 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information about TTI visit

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