Kyocera Announces Subcontract Plating Services
San Diego, CA: August 17, 2005 – Kyocera America, Inc. announced today that it will provide subcontract plating services for a variety of microelectronic applications.
High quality plating is critical to the functionality of microelectronic parts, especially those used in high reliability applications. Electrolytic and electroless gold, boron and phosphorous nickel, palladium, and copper are among the different types of metals available for plating. Kyocera’s subcontract services include both a highly flexible plating line for specialized processes, as well as an automated line for high-volume applications.
With more than 30 years of experience handling complex plating operations, Kyocera America, Inc. offers technical support, quick turnaround and personalized service for all applications and requirements. Kyocera’s expertise in plating also includes full lab and functional test capabilities to meet both military and commercial specifications.
San Diego-based Kyocera America, Inc. designs, manufactures and assembles a broad range of electronic packaging solutions for the telecommunications and semiconductor markets based on advanced ceramic and plastic material technologies. Its products and services support broadband, mobile and satellite communications, surveillance systems, sensors, automotive electronics, medical devices, computers and consumer electronics. The company has manufacturing facilities in San Diego, with sales offices and design centers throughout the United States. It is an ISO 9001/14001 certified facility. Kyocera America, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kyocera International, Inc. of San Diego, the North American headquarters and holding company for Kyoto, Japan-based Kyocera Corporation.
Kyocera Corporation (NYSE: KYO), the group’s global parent, was founded in 1959 as a producer of advanced ceramics. By combining these engineered materials with metals and plastics, and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera Corporation has become a leading supplier of semiconductor packages, telecommunications equipment, electronic components, solar energy systems, laser printers, copiers and industrial ceramics. Kyocera Corporation employs more than 50,000 people in 25 nations, and recorded consolidated net revenues of 1.18 trillion yen (US $11 billion) during the year ended March 31, 2005.