Inamori Foundation Announces Three Laureates of 2016 Kyoto Prize

Kyoto/Neuss – The Inamori Foundation announced on June 17 three laureates of the 2016 Kyoto Prize for their contributions in the fields of Advanced Technology, Basic Sciences, and Arts and Philosophy. The laureates are Dr. Takeo Kanade, a roboticist and U.A. and Helen Whitaker University Professor, Carnegie Mellon University in the United States, Dr. Tasuku Honjo, a medical scientist and professor at Kyoto University, and Dr. Martha Craven Nussbaum, a philosopher and Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, The University of Chicago.


KYOCERA recognized as “Top Performer” in 2016 PV solar module reliability scorecard

Only solar manufacturer to be named as a “Top Performer” across all tests in both editions of the Scorecard

Kyoto, Japan/Neuss, Germany − Kyocera has been recognized as a “top performer” across all test categories for its solar modules by DNV GL (formerly PV Evolution Labs), an international provider of independent expert advisory and certification services, in its 2016 PV Module Reliability Scorecard released this month in collaboration with GTM Research.



London, UK – May 31st 2016: KYOCERA Document Solutions UK, one of the world’s leading document solutions companies, has been appointed as an approved supplier on the National Education Printer Agreement (NEPA).



London, UK – May 12th 2016: KYOCERA Document Solutions, one of the world’s leading document solutions companies, has launched a campaign to educate customers and partners on the risks incurred by buying counterfeit consumables.


KYOCERA opens European Intellectual Property Office in Esslingen, Germany

Japanese patent engineer Katsuhiko Ochi is set to act as a liaison between Kyocera Japan and Europe to handle patent matters in the European market.

Kyoto/Neuss – Kyocera has set up an Intellectual Property (IP) Office in Esslingen, Germany to strengthen and protect its business in Europe. The new copyright outpost in Europe is part of a global corporate strategy aiming to strengthen both local expertise and patent practices. Obtaining, protecting and using intellectual property rights which will promote all intellectual property areas of the company in Europe.


Kyocera introduces highly reliable and cost competitive diode modules for industrial applications

From 10 - 12 May 2016 the new products will be presented for the first time in Europe together with Kyocera’s semiconductor offerings at the upcoming PCIM Europe (booth 7-517)

Kyoto / Neuss - The Japanese technology corporation Kyocera, a leading manufacturer in the field of electronics and electronic devices, has extended its portfolio through the acquisition of the Nihon Inter Electronics Corporation (NIEC), which was completed at the end of September 2015.


KYOCERA to Break Ground on Third Kyoto Ayabe Manufacturing Facility

Company expands production of organic packages for microelectronic devices used in smartphones and tablet PCs

Kyoto / Neuss - Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi) today announced that it will begin construction this week on a third manufacturing facility at its Kyoto Ayabe complex in Ayabe City, Kyoto Pref., Japan. The new facility will produce miniaturized, low-profile organic packages to house microelectronic devices used inside smartphones, tablet PCs and related mobile communications equipment.


KYOCERA “Kyoto Opal” Utilized in Decorative Design of Yamaha Trombone

Radiant beauty enriches Yamaha’s Xeno 20th anniversary model

Kyoto/Neuss – Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi) announced that its proprietary “Kyoto Opal” is being featured in a limited edition trombone offered by Yamaha Corporation, a leading musical instrument manufacturer.


Kyocera presents innovative Magic Drill DRA: Modular drill with low cutting force for excellent drilling accuracy

Reduced deflection thanks to optimised drill bit, high smoothness during deep drilling, good chip control and easy drill bit replacement yield highly efficient and extremely precise results.

Kyoto/Neuss – The advanced ceramics specialist Kyocera is launching the new Magic Drill DRA, a highly efficient drill with an easily replaceable drill bit, which achieves superb drilling accuracy at a low cutting force. The optimisation of the drill bit and chip flute as well as a special coating ensure high stability and long tool life.

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