KEMET Expands Relationship With Jaco Electronics To Include Product Lines From Arcotronics & Evox Rifa

July 09, 2008 by Jeff Shepard

Jaco Electronics, Inc. announced that it has expanded its offering to include those products available to KEMET Corp. through their acquisitions of Arcotronics Italia S.p.A. and Evox Rifa Group Oyj.

Arcotronics is a worldwide producer of passive components, electric units, and hi-tech machineries, including SMD film capacitors, EMC-RFI filters, aluminum electrolytic capacitors, ceramic capacitors, wet tantalum capacitors, power electronics, power factor correction, motor applications components and lighting applications components. Evox Rifa manufactures passive electronic components, specializing in plastic film, paper and electrolytic capacitors to the industrial, automotive, consumer electronics and the lighting industries.

"We are delighted to further expand our strong relationship with Jaco Electronics," stated KEMET CEO Per-Olof Loof. "Jaco is an established leader in the electronic components distribution sector with nearly half a century of industry expertise and we very much value their shared and ongoing commitment to excellence and focus on customer service."

Jaco Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Joel Girsky, stated, "KEMET’s acquisitions of Arcotronics and Evox Rifa allow us to better serve Jaco’s new and existing customers by providing them with products from two of the leaders in passive components. We are very pleased to expand upon our very successful partnership with KEMET and look forward to continuing to grow together."