KYOCERA Introduces Irish Claddagh Ring Designed by Paul Costelloe, Using Hypoallergenic COBARION

Using new material COBARION, symbolic Irish design meets Japanese technology; portion of proceeds to benefit Great East Japan Earthquake recovery

Kyoto/London – Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced that it has developed a hypoallergenic Claddagh ring with renowned Irish-born designer Paul Costelloe. The jewelry utilizes COBARION, a new material that rivals platinum in shine but which is much less likely to cause metal allergies*1. The product is now available to the Japanese market and overseas sales are under consideration.


KYOCERA Receives Japan Environment Minister’s Award for Record 8th Consecutive Year

Award cites energy conservation efforts at Hokkaido Kitami manufacturing plant and community-based environmental awareness activities

Kyoto/London – Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced that its Hokkaido Kitami Plant has received Japan’s 2017 Environment Minister’s Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity, in the “implementation of countermeasures / dissemination” category.


KYOCERA Develops Some of World’s Smallest Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors for Mobile Devices

Ultra-miniature, high-Q devices offer new potential for creating smaller, more functional smartphones, wearables and related equipment

Kyoto/London – Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced that it has developed new multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) for mobile device applications in a 008004 case size, among the world’s smallest*1. Measuring just 0.25 x 0.125 x 0.125 mm, Kyocera’s new CM01 Series MLCCs reduce space requirements by 60 % in surface area and 75 % in total volume as compared to conventional products. The new MLCCs are now available worldwide.


KYOCERA to Expand Medical Product Development

By integrating manufacturing and R&D operations, company plans to strengthen development of medical products including wearable and implantable devices.

Kyoto/London – Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced plans to expand operations at its new Medical Development Center, which opened in Japan’s Shiga Prefecture at the company’s Shiga Yasu Plant in April 2017. The new Medical Development Center integrates medical product manufacturing and R&D operations for Kyocera to aid in future innovations such as wearable and implantable devices.


KYOCERA Breaks Ground on New Manufacturing Plant for Ceramic Structural Components in Kagoshima, Japan

New facility will produce durable, high-precision components for semiconductor and LCD manufacturing equipment

Kyoto/London – Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) held a groundbreaking ceremony last week for a manufacturing plant expansion in Kirishima City, Kagoshima, Japan, where it plans to double its production capacity for fine ceramic structural components.

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