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Kyocera Corp. (KYO)

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Kyocera Corp.
6 Takeda Tobadono-cho
Kyoto, 612-8501
Japan - Map
Phone: 81 7 5604 3500

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Diversified Electronics
Full Time Employees:69,789

Business Summary 

Kyocera Corporation manufactures, sells, and distributes industrial components, and telecommunications and information equipment worldwide. Its Fine Ceramic Parts Group segment offers components for semiconductor processing and flat panel display manufacturing equipment, information and telecommunication components, automotive components, sapphire substrates, and general industrial machinery components. The company’s Semiconductor Parts Group segment provides ceramic and organic multilayer packages and substrates for crystal components, SAW devices, CMOS/CCD sensors, communication infrastructures, and computers. Its Applied Ceramic Products Group segment offers solar modules and generating system for commercial and residential uses; cutting tools used in metal processing; medical and dental implant products, including prosthetic joints and dental prosthetics; and recrystallized jewelry and applied ceramic related products, such as kitchen accessories. The company’s Electronic Devices Group segment provides electronic components and devices comprising capacitors, SAW devices, crystal components, and connectors for information and communication market; liquid crystal displays for industrial machinery and automotive markets; and printing devices. Its Telecommunications Equipment Group segment offers mobile phones, and PHS related products, such as PHS handsets and PHS base stations. The company’s Information Equipment Group segment provides monochrome and color printers, multifunctional products, wide format systems, document solutions, application software, and supplies. Its Others segment offers information systems and telecommunication, engineering, and management consulting services; materials for semiconductors and chemical materials; and realty development services. The company was formerly known as Kyoto Ceramic Kabushiki Kaisha and changed its name to Kyocera Corporation in 1982. Kyocera Corporation was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

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Key Executives 
Mr. Goro Yamaguchi , 58
Principal Exec. Officer, Pres, Exec. Officer and Director
Mr. John S. Gilbertson , 71
Director, Chief Exec. Officer of Avx Corp. and Pres of Avx Corp.
Dr. Kazuo Inamori , 82
Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Mr. Shoichi Aoki , 55
Principal Financial Officer, Gen. Mang. of Corp. Financial & Accounting Group, Managing Exec. Officer and Director
Mr. Junichi Jinno , 59
Gen. Mang. of Corp. Legal & Intellectual Property and Sr. Exec. Officer
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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