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KYOCERA’s Recrystallized Blue Sapphire Sparkles in New CASIO OCEANUS Watch Design

With less impurities compared with natural gemstones, the synthetic mineral features brilliant coloration and high transparency while enabling easy cutting

Kyoto/Neuss – Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi) announced today that the company’s recrystallized blue sapphire gemstones are being used in the new Casio OCEANUS lineup of solar-powered, radio-controlled watches. Developed based on Kyocera’s unique crystal technology, the synthetic mineral realizes luminous elegance in the new watch design.

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KYOCERA launches new industrial cutting tool: MFH mini is a small-diameter, high-feed endmill

Achieves high efficiency and high feed rate with multi-edge design

Kyoto/Neuss – Kyocera announced the launch of the MFH mini, a small-diameter, high-feed endmill* for processing metal parts. The new product achieves highly efficient processing by utilizing the company’s proprietary, newly designed insert and is now available.

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Abandoned Golf Course in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan to be Repurposed with 23-Megawatt Solar Power Plant from KYOCERA TCL Solar LLC

Kyoto, Japan/Neuss, Germany − Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi; herein “Kyocera,”) announced today that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC, its joint venture with Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation (President: Shunichi Asada; herein “Century Tokyo Leasing”), has commenced construction of a 23-megawatt (MW) solar power plant on an abandoned golf course in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The plant will generate an estimated 26,312 megawatt hours (MWh) per year — enough electricity to power approximately 8,100 typical local households*

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Kyocera grows ‘Green Curtains’ to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions

Kyocera Corporation once again leads the way in environmental protection awareness and sustainability with its ‘Green Curtain’ initiative at company locations around the globe.

Kyoto/Neuss – Kyocera Corporation is planting Green Curtains at its production sites for the ninth consecutive year. The natural foliage creates ‘curtains’ that cover building walls and windows, providing shade for the rooms inside and lowering the building temperature by up to 2°C, which in turn can significantly reduce the use of energy-consuming air-conditioning systems.* In this way, at its peak, perceived temperature is lowered by as much as 15°C.

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Kyocera TCL Solar Completes Construction of Third Floating Solar Power Plant in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

2.3MW installation will generate enough power for approximately 820 typical households

Kyoto, Japan/Neuss, Germany − Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi; herein “Kyocera,”) and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation (President: Shunichi Asada; herein “Century Tokyo Leasing”) announced today that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC has completed construction of its third floating mega-solar power plant in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. A ceremony was held on May 24 to commemorate completion of the 2.3-megawatt (MW) plant, which will generate an estimated total of 2,680 megawatt hours (MWh) per year — enough electricity to power approximately 820 typical households*.

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KYOCERA ENHANCES 3D PRINTING PORTFOLIO, WITH THE AVAILABILITY OF THE PROJET 4500 PROFESSIONAL 3D PRINTER

KYOCERA Document Solutions UK Ltd has announced the next phase of its strategic partnership with 3D Systems, and its entrance into the professional 3D print market, with the launch of the ProJet 4500 professional 3D printer.

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Kyocera, Gaia Power, Kyudenko and Century Tokyo Leasing Announce Construction of 92MW Solar Power Plant in Japan

One of Japan’s largest solar installations to provide equivalent power for roughly 30,500 households

Kyoto, Japan/Neuss, Germany − Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi, herein “Kyocera”), K.K. GAIA POWER (President: Koji Fujisaki, herein “Gaia Power”), Kyudenko Corporation (President: Matsuji Nishimura, herein “Kyudenko”), and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation (President: Shunichi Asada, herein “Century Tokyo Leasing”) announced that the companies have made a joint investment in Kanoya Osaki Solar Hills LLC, a solar power operating company, to construct and operate a 92-megawatt (MW) solar power plant. Planned for construction on a site stretching across Kanoya City and Osaki Town in Kagoshima Prefecture, the project will become one of the largest solar installations in Japan.

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KYOCERA releases next-generation XGA LCD modules

New displays feature XGA resolution with Advanced Wide View, Super High Brightness and an increased operating temperature range

Kyoto / Neuss – Kyocera, a leading manufacturer in the field of electronic devices, is extending its product range with two new next-generation LCDs. The innovative TFT LCDs show bright colours clearly, even in intense sunlight. This makes them ideal for industrial applications, including medical, aerospace, aquatics, testing and measuring, as well as for Industry 4.0 equipment.

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Kyocera Unimerco offers individual solutions for cutting tool production

Custom production of indexable inserts and special tool holders is available with short lead times.

Kyoto/Neuss – Effective immediately, the Kyocera Unimerco Group will offer its customers a special service: Production of custom indexable inserts and tool holders, which offer precise solutions for customers’ individual requirements. Kyocera Unimerco can also individually adapt the cutting edge, giving it a special profile for the respective application, and develop tool holders that are suitable for both custom inserts and standard indexable inserts from Kyocera.

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