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KYOCERA Mita America Achieves ISO 14001:2004 Certification

Certification Acknowledges KYOCERA Mita America For Effective Environmental Resource Management and Environmentally Friendly Practices

FAIRFIELD, N.J. – May 16 2007 – Kyocera Mita America, Inc., one of the world's leading document solutions companies, today announced its Environmental Management System (EMS) at its United States facilities has achieved ISO (International Standard Organization) 14001:2004 certification. This annual certification, verified though an independent audit, is used to distinguish corporations that effectively manage how their activities, products and services impact the environment.

Achieving ISO 14001:2004 certification underscores Kyocera Mita America’s commitment to reduce waste and the consumption of energy/natural resources caused by normal operations such as sales, service and distribution. Kyocera Mita America considers environmental conservation an important benchmark for corporate success and community leadership.

“Kyocera Mita America’s commitment to social and environmental responsibility is fundamental to our corporate mission and a source of great pride to our company and its employees,” said Mike Pietrunti, president and CEO at Kyocera Mita America. “Our customers can be confident that our Environmental Management System adheres to strict environmental conservation and protection guidelines.”

ISO 14001:2004 certification, emphasizes the importance of environmental responsibility, customer focus, a process approach, continuous improvement and improved supply chain management from an environmental perspective.

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a network of national standard institutes from 154 countries working in partnership with international organizations, governments, industry, business and consumer representatives. The International Environmental Management System Standard (ISO 14001) developed by ISO is the recognized standard for environmental management, as well as a benchmark for environmental excellence.

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Kyocera Mita America, Inc. (, headquartered in Fairfield, N.J., is a leading provider of network-ready digital MFPs/printers, laser printers, color MFPs/printers, digital laser facsimiles, and multifunctional and wide format imaging solutions. Kyocera Mita America earned ISO 14001:2004 certification for its environmental management system in May 2007. Additionally, Kyocera Mita America achieved Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status with a competency in Information Worker Solutions, recognizing Kyocera’s technological expertise and impact in the document imaging management marketplace. Kyocera Mita America is a group company of Kyocera Corporation, the world's leading developer and manufacturer of advanced ceramics and associated products, including telecommunications equipment, semiconductor packages and electronic components. Kyocera Mita America, the first document solutions company with third-party certified sales data, has earned numerous honors for its products’ high performance, reliability and cost efficiency. Kyocera Corporation's consolidated net revenues were in excess of $10 billion for its fiscal year ending on March 31, 2007.