Who are Kemet?
Established in 1938, Kemet International Limited is at the forefront of precision lapping and polishing technology, using Diamond Compound and Diamond Slurry, which are manufactured in house to ISO 9001:2008 quality standards. We offer innovative solutions to operations which demand precision finish and close tolerance. Our highly specialised and accurate lapping machines can machine a wide variety of materials for numerous applications.
Our expertise is available to you through our in-house technical specialists, a team of 5 Technical Representatives in the UK, and an extensive network of overseas Subsidiary Companies and Distributors.
If you wish to be considered as a distributor, please download and complete the attached distributor questionnaire.
Our process Laboratories are fully equipped with the latest range of Lapping Machines, Polishing Machines, Ultrasonic Cleaners, Mould Polishing and Metallographic & Geological thin sectioning Equipment to carry out tests on customers' samples. In addition, our team of industrial chemists are able to manufacture bespoke diamond lapping and diamond polishing compounds and diamond suspensions.
Let us help you develop a new process, reduce costs or solve immediate technical problems. We offer training courses covering all aspects of lapping and polishing in our Lapping Laboratories or at your own premises. Kemet International actively takes part in the leading Trade Shows and Exhibitions and have received many awards for our achievements internationally.
Kemet International is a member of various trade associations and professional bodies.
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Kemet Group Companies
The NetherlandsKemet Europe B.V.
Oude Moerstraatsebaan 110
4614 RS Bergen op Zoom
Tel: +31 (0) 164 271700
Fax: +31 (0) 164 243603
KoreaKemet Korea Co. Ltd.
Bucheon Technopark3 104/103, 36-1
SingaporeKemet Far East Pte Ltd
32 Ang Mo Kio lndustrial Park 2
#02-12 Sing lndustrial Complex
Tel: +65 6482 0990
Fax: +65 6481 1363
MalaysiaKemet Precision (M) Sdn Bhd
No 44, Jalan Nilam 1/8,
Subang Hi-Tech Ind Park
Batu Tiga, 40000
Tel: (603) 56363448
Fax: (603) 56360448
JapanKemet Japan Co. Ltd
WBG Marive West 21F #2103
2-6 Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba-city
Tel: +81 43-213-9911
Fax: +81 43-213-9932
AustraliaKemet Australia Pty Ltd
Unit 4, 11 Turbo Road
Kings Park, Marayong
NSW 2148, Australia
Tel: +61 (0) 29831 4922
Fax: +61 (0) 29671 3516
ChinaKemet Technology Co.,Ltd
1st Floor, 5th Building
Pengtengda Industrial Park
Huarong Road, Dalang Street
Longhua New District
Tel: +86 075526528455
Fax: +86 075526528477
Our UK Technical Representatives
Blayne Le Put
Blayne joined Kemet in 2011. He completed a Modern Apprenticeship in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering working for MG Rover and Aston Martin on automated robotic machines. He completed a Btec National in Manufacturing Engineering, an HNC in Manufacturing and Business Engineering and an HND in Further Manufacturing and Business. Moving on to Agie Charmilles he worked as a 5 axis high speed milling service engineer on Heidenhain plc controlled systems and speed spindles - experience which provided a good grounding in all manufacturing processes.
Ewan joined Kemet in 2001. He attended technical college and gained City & Guilds qualifications along-side his first job experience in the motor industry (technical & management), retail (sales & management) and, since 1997, industrial engineering, beginning with a Sales Engineer role with Henkel Loctite Adhesives. He gained experience in design, production & particularly MRO (maintenance repair & overhaul) engineering during 4 successful years with Loctite.
Jeff joined Kemet in 1983. He was a fully apprenticed and certified City and Guilds machine setter and operator and, after apprenticeship, became part of a start-up machining operation, manufacturing equipment for the gas services industry. This was followed by a short spell overseas in Nigeria. Returning to the UK, Jeff joined a company selling welding equipment, and then Kemet, where he has enjoyed the practical side of surface finishing, both in the UK and overseas.
Mark Joined Kemet in Jan 2016. He was a fully apprenticed and certified City and Guilds machine setter and operator for both Manual and CNC Machining Centres and lathes. He was also City & Guilds Advanced CNC programming qualified engineer with 15 years’ shop-floor precision engineering experience, largely within the Aerospace and Automotive manufacturing. Since 2001, Mark was a Field Sales Engineer in the Cutting Tool market selling a range of Solid Carbide and Indexable Carbide tooling all over the UK & Ireland.
Steve Joined Kemet in Feb 2017. He has 30 years’ experience working within the precision engineering sector where he first started out in 1987 as an EITB Time Served Apprenticeship in Toolmaking / Precision Machining. Using those skills, he then became an Application / Technical Sales Engineer advising companies on tooling selection and metal cutting techniques to increase production, involving a wide range of sectors from Aerospace, Medical, Automotive and Defence, this is where he also Conducted CNC tooling trials to maximise output in various Engineering sectors. Steve then returned to a Technical Sales / Planning Engineer’s role providing engineering quotations and route planning for the manufacture of specific engineering projects and components.