Few companies have a bigger stake in sourcing conflict-free tantalum than electronic component maker KEMET, so it went to establish an entirely closed-loop supply chain with trusted partners.
Source: Design News – Blog – Capacitor Maker’... Read More
Washington, DC — Rwanda’s Minister of State in-chargeThe amount of electricity present upon the capacitor's plates. Also, the act of forcing of electrons onto the capacitor's plates. See CoulombA coulomb is the unit of electric charge. It is named aft... Read More
GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Per Loof, testified in a hearing before the U.S. House Financial Service... Read More
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the least developed countries in the world. Yet it’s also home to $24 trillion worth of untapped mineral reserves. In the eastern hills of the country, the “3 Ts”—tantalum, tungsten and tin—are mine... Read More
Rules regarding conflict minerals are “a failure,” according to a Tuesday hearing of the House Financial Services Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee.
Under the rule, required by the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, public companies are required to scour... Read More
Companies and consumers alike are more aware of the goods they buy. Increasingly, they are looking to the supply chain to understand whether some of those purchasing decisions are supporting conflicts in warzones.
The issue has risen up the corporate... Read More