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KYOCERA to Exhibit Laser Packages, Electro-optic Technologies at SPIE Photonics West Show

Patents place KYOCERA among “World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies” in 2018

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  • Industrial Ceramics

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Jan. 29, 2018 – Kyocera International, Inc. announced today that it will exhibit its latest optoelectronic products and technologies at The Moscone Center during the SPIE Photonics West trade show here through Feb.1, to support applications involving industrial laser cutting and marking, spectroscopy, laser-based medical procedures and optical data networks.

Kyocera will display its full line of microelectronic package products for semiconductor and laser devices — including a robust new industrial laser device package offering excellent thermal conductivity, hermetically sealed high-current leads, and a low coefficient of thermal expansion using cost-effective copper and ceramic materials, made and assembled in North America. Other Kyocera products on display will include image-sensor packages, lenses, electro-optic connector components and fiber-optic interconnect systems.

Kyocera has demonstrated leadership in optoelectronic components since the construction of the initial U.S. fiber network known as the “Information Superhighway.” Extensive success with U.S. patent grants during 2017 led Kyocera to be ranked No.31 in a list of the “World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies” published by USA Today on Jan. 12, 2018.

SPIE Photonics West is the world’s largest event showcasing photonics technologies, with three conferences and two exhibitions. Kyocera will be located in booth #4057.

About Kyocera

San Diego-based Kyocera International, Inc. is a Class Y-certified provider of high-reliability ceramic and organic packages, complex modules, and contract assembly services for numerous electronics markets and applications, with customers in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation.

Kyoto, Japan-based Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO) (TOKYO:6971), parent and global headquarters of the Kyocera Group, was founded in 1959 as a producer of fine (advanced) ceramics. By combining these engineered materials with metals and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera has become a leading producer of microelectronic packages and substrates, electronic components, LCD displays, industrial ceramics, solar power generating systems, printers, copiers, and mobile phones, with net sales of 1.42 trillion yen (approx. US$12.7 billion) in fiscal year 2017. Kyocera appears on the 2017 “Top 100 Global Innovators” list compiled by Clarivate Analytics; is ranked No.522 on Forbes magazine’s 2017 “Global 2000” list of the world’s largest publicly traded companies; and is ranked No.31 in a list of “the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies” in a Jan. 2018 report by USA Today based on successful U.S. patent applications.