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  1. KYOCERA Develops New GaN Laser Chip, World's Smallest* to be Mass-Produced from Silicon Working Substrate

    • Corporate

    Company unveils new process to create functioning 100micron length micro-light sources with higher yield, lower cost — enabling short cavity lasers and micro-LEDs for autonomous driving, AR, and VR applications

    Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) has developed a new thin-film process technology for making unique silicon (Si) substrates for gallium nitride (GaN)-based micro-light sources, including short-cavity lasers and micro-LEDs.*World's Smal...

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  2. Kyocera Announces 34th Patent for Ceramic Knife Technology, Reinforcing Status as a Leading Brand of Kitchen Knives

    • Corporate
    • Kitchen Cutlery & Office Products

    San Diego, Calif., November 1, 2022 - Kyocera Corporation (hereinafter, "Kyocera") today announced its 34th patent for proprietary ceramic knife technology, reinforcing its position as an industry leader in ceramic kitchen knives. Earlier Kyocera pat...

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  3. Kyocera's New "On-Board Optics Module" Achieves World-Record Bandwidth, Reduces Power Consumption for Data Centers

    • Corporate
    • Information, Communication and Security Technology

    Prototype in development sets world-record 512 Gbps bandwidth*

    Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced it has developed an On-Board Optics Module that achieves world-record bandwidth of 512 Gbps. The module is expected to support high-speed network applications, such as data centers. Addi...

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  4. Kyocera Develops World's First* Automotive Night Vision System with White and Near-Infrared Light Diodes Integrated into a Single GaN Laser Device

    • Automotive
    • Corporate

    Solution combines RGB-NIR sensors and proprietary image-fusion AI technology for safer driving, better visibility at night and in inclement weather

    Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) announced today that it has developed an Automotive Night Vision System that can accurately identify collision-risk objects in low-visibility driving conditions, such as at night, or in rain, snow, fog,...

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  5. Kyocera Publishes New 2022 Corporate Sustainability Report

    • Corporate

    Integrated Report outlines the company’s efforts toward corporate value improvement and the realization of a sustainable society

    Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced the publication of its 2022 Integrated Report, which summarizes its medium- to long-term growth strategies based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. Published annua...

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  6. About the Passing of Kazuo Inamori, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of KYOCERA

    • Corporate

    Kyoto, August 30, 2022 - It is with great sadness that Kyocera Corporation today announced the passing of Kazuo Inamori, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Kyocera, Honorary Adviser to KDDI Corporation and Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., and Founder of the I...

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  7. Kyocera and SHISEIDO Develop the World's First-Ever*1 Cosmetic Face Powder Using Kyocera's "Kyoto Opal"

    • Corporate

    “The Luminizing Face Enhancer” uses powdered nature-identical opal for a 360-degree glow, incorporating over 10 years of joint research

    *1 World’s first use of Kyoto Opal in a cosmetic face powder (as of July 2022, Kyocera’s research)KYOCERA Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) and SHISEIDO Company announced development of the “Precious Opal Powder” for use in “The Luminizing Face...

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  8. Kyocera Corporation and SoftBank Corp. Succeeded in Demonstration of Backhaul System Utilizing 5G Millimeter-Wave

    • Corporate
    • Semiconductor Components & Assembly Services

    KYOCERA Corporation ("Kyocera") and SoftBank Corp. ("SoftBank") conducted a backhaul system verification test utilizing the millimeter-wave band allocated to SoftBank for 5G (referred to as "5G millimeter-wave") at SoftBank base stations located in A...

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  9. Kyocera Joins CSR Nonprofit Responsible Business Alliance (RBA)

    • Corporate
    • Liquid Crystal Displays

    Organization Promotes Social and Environmental Responsibility in Global Supply Chain

    Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced that it has joined the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), the world's largest industry coalition dedicated to promoting corporate social responsibility in the global supply chain.The R...

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  10. Kyocera Receives “Partner of the Year” Award from DENSO

    • Corporate
    • Liquid Crystal Displays

    PLYMOUTH, MICH. – June 21, 2022 – Kyocera, the world leader in Fine Ceramics, announced today that it has been recognized with a Sustainability Leader Award from DENSO, a leading mobility supplier, at DENSO’s annual North America Business Partner Con...

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  11. Kyocera Plans to Reduce Greenhouse Gas 46%, Increase Renewable Energy Use 20x by 2031

    • Corporate

    Company’s Environmental Efforts Recognized by SBT Initiative

    Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced that the Kyocera Group's new target to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by fiscal year 2031 has received another official endorsement from the Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative...

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  12. Kyocera Integrates Walkie Talkie Application in Microsoft Teams on Ultra-Rugged 5G Smartphones for Frontline Workers

    • Corporate
    • Smartphones & Feature Phones

    Dedicated PTT button provides one-touch operation on Kyocera’s DuraForce Ultra 5G and DuraSport 5G smartphones, ideal for frontline workers in construction, manufacturing, healthcare and more

    San Diego, Calif. – April 20, 2022 – Kyocera (TOKYO:6971), a North American leader in rugged mobile solutions, has entered into an agreement with Microsoft to integrate the Walkie Talkie application in Microsoft Teams on ultra-rugged 5G Android smart...

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  13. KYOCERA Unveils Low-Resistivity Zirconia Needle, Proven Ceramics-Based Medical Technologies at MD&M West Expo

    • Corporate
    • Industrial Ceramics

    April 12, 2022 Anaheim, Calif. – Kyocera, a worldwide leader in ceramics solutions, will be unveiling its new low-resistivity zirconia needle at the MD&M West Medical Expo in Anaheim, Calif., April 12-14, 2022, the world’s largest annual conventi...

    KYOCERA Unveils Low-Resistivity Zirconia Needle
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  14. KYOCERA Named Among "Top 100 Global Innovators 2022" by Clarivate

    • Corporate

    New methodology by Clarivate compared 50 million inventions to recognize “the very pinnacle of the global innovation ecosystem”

    Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) announced today that it has been recognized among the Top 100 Global InnovatorsTM 2022 (PDF/14.1MB) by Philadelphia-based ClarivateTM, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to acce...

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  15. OFC 2022 Expo to Feature Kyocera’s Next-Generation, High-Speed Ceramic Packages for Optoelectronics

    • Corporate
    • Semiconductor Components & Assembly Services

    Booth #4728 to showcase Kyocera packages and substrates supporting historic >5000X increase in optical data rates; March 8-10 in San Diego

    SAN DIEGO — Feb. 28, 2022 — Kyocera, the world leader in Fine Ceramics, will unveil its latest high-speed ceramic packages and substrates for optoelectronic devices at OFC®, the world’s largest optical fiber communication conference and exposition, M...

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  16. KYOCERA Receives CDP's Highest Leadership Rating for Supplier Engagement, Third Consecutive Year

    • Corporate

    “A” rating reflects Kyocera’s greenhouse gas reduction initiatives and aggressive targets for renewable energy adoption

    Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced that it has received an "A" rating for the third consecutive year in Supplier Engagement from the international non-profit CDP, which operates a global disclosure system for investor...

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  17. The Secret Behind the Sharpness in a Kyocera Ceramic Knife

    • Corporate
    • Kitchen Cutlery & Office Products

    A 35-year evolution in ultrasharp, high-quality ceramic cutlery

    Kyocera has been manufacturing ceramic knives since 1984. In Japan, at that time, steel and stainless steel were the mainstream material in kitchen knives. For this reason, Kyocera's ceramic knives received attention for their unique white blades mad...

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  18. SPIE Photonics West 2022 to Include Kyocera’s Ceramic Package and Optical Component Solutions

    • Corporate
    • Lens Components
    • Semiconductor Components & Assembly Services

    Booth #4314 to feature Kyocera components enabling new advances in optoelectronics, Jan. 25-27, in San Francisco

    SAN DIEGO — JAN.17, 2022 — Kyocera, the world leader in Fine Ceramics, will exhibit its latest optoelectronic products and technologies Jan. 25-27 at SPIE Photonics West 2022, Booth #4314, in San Francisco’s Moscone Center — showcasing components tha...

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  19. KYOCERA SLD Laser Achieves World Record LiFi Communications Data Rate 100 times faster than 5G

    • Corporate

    Company to Demonstrate Award-Winning 90 Gbps DataLight LiFi Innovation and for Automotive and Consumer Applications at the Consumer Electronics Show, January 5 - 7, 2022 in Las Vegas, NV

    January 5, 2022 – Goleta, CA – KYOCERA SLD Laser, Inc. (KSLD), a world leader in commercialization of laser light sources, has announced the achievement of the world’s fastest LiFi system that delivers 90 gigabit per second (90 Gbps), 100 times faste...

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  20. KYOCERA SLD Laser Introduces World’s First Laser Light Engines for Dynamic Illumination, Sensing and LiFi Communications for Automotive and Consumer Applications

    • Corporate

    Company to Demonstrate Award-Winning Products and New Optical Power Transfer and Disinfection Innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show, January 5 - 8, 2022 in Las Vegas, NV — West Hall Exhibition Booth 3423

    December 15, 2021 – Goleta, CA – KYOCERA SLD Laser, Inc. (KSLD), a world leader in commercialization of laser light sources, has announced the introduction of the world’s first LaserLightTM engines that deliver dynamic white and infrared (IR) night v...

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