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Kyocera Receives Supplier Recognition Award From Raytheon

San Diego, CA:  October 12, 2005 - Kyocera America, Inc. was presented with a “Supplier Recognition Award” today by Raytheon Space and Airborne Division.  This award recognizes Kyocera America, Inc. for its contribution in supporting Raytheon’s airborne radar program in achieving the delivery of its 250,000th Transmit/Receive (T/R) Module.

Kyocera America , Inc. supplied feed-thru’s for the Gen3 version and T/R Modules for the Gen4 version through its U.S. manufacturing facility.   This state-of-the-art facility specializes in the unique design and manufacture of   Hi-Rel packages for space-based, airborne, ground-based, and undersea systems including phased array components, up/down and A/D converters and digital processing hardware.

“Kyocera America is proud to support Raytheon’s success and will continue to collaborate with Raytheon to meet future challenges with the unique capabilities of Kyocera’s material options,” says Bob Whisler, President of Kyocera America, Inc

About Kyocera

San Diego-based Kyocera America, Inc. designs, manufactures and assembles a broad range of microelectronic packaging solutions and optoelectronic components for the telecommunications, wireless, optoelectronic, semiconductor and specialty products markets, based on advanced ceramic and plastic material technologies. Kyocera offers the widest range of LTCC solutions, including DuPont® and Ferro® material sets; and our U.S. Assembly Technology Division performs both flip chip and wire bond assembly.  Our products and services support many applications, including broadband telecommunications, mobile and satellite communications, surveillance systems, sensors, automotive electronics, medical devices, microprocessors and consumer electronics. Kyocera America, Inc. is an ISO 9001/14001 certified facility.  It 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.

 

Editorial/Media Contact:   Barbara Birchum
Phone:   858-576-2793
Fax:   858-569-9412
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e-mail:  barbara.birchum@kyocera.com

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