Kyocera to Acquire 100% Ownership of H.C. Starck Ceramics GmbH, a Germany-based Manufacturer of Advanced Ceramics

Kyoto/London – February 4th, 2019. Kyocera Corporation today announced that its Germany-based European headquarters, Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH, has concluded an agreement with H.C. Starck GmbH to acquire 100% of the shares of its subsidiary H.C. Starck Ceramics GmbH, a European advanced ceramics manufacturing and sales company based in Selb, Germany. H.C. Starck Ceramics will join Kyocera and begin operations in spring 2019, subject to regulatory approval1.


KYOCERA launches new line-up of secure and user-friendly A3 TASKalfa devices

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands – 1 February 2019: KYOCERA Document Solutions Europe, one of the world’s leading document solutions companies, is delighted to launch a new range of A3 TASKalfa Multi-Functional Products which provides secure ways to print for organisations of all sizes. The new series builds on the success of the existing TASKalfa range with new developments which offer improved usability and security.


Sharp and sustainable: Kyocera presents its high-quality knives in new packaging

At Ambiente, the consumer goods fair taking place February 8-12 in Frankfurt, Germany, Japanese ceramics expert Kyocera will present the new Shin White range, and will demonstrate the many advantages of ceramic kitchen tools. Another innovation is the, newly redesigned reduced plastic packaging, underscoring Kyocera’s environmental consciousness. Kyocera can be found in Hall 3.1 at Stand A 40.

Kyoto/London − Japanese technology company Kyocera has been renowned for its high-quality ceramic knives for more than 30 years. Ambiente visitors can experience exceptional blade sharpness and edge retention, particularly with respect to the Shin range. In Japanese, Shin represents the Truth – the knives rise to any challenge thanks to their timeless design and extremely sharp blades.


Kyocera Receives Japan’s Environment Minister’s Award for Record 9th Consecutive Year

Award cites energy conservation efforts at Nagano Okaya manufacturing plant and community-based environmental awareness activities

Kyoto/London – Kyocera today announced that its Nagano Okaya Plant has received Japan’s 2018 Environment Minister’s Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity in the “Implementation of Countermeasures / Dissemination” category. This represents a record ninth consecutive year that Kyocera has received the award starting in 2010, marking the most consecutive wins ever by a company in Japan. It also caps a trend of Kyocera receiving environment-related honors worldwide — including Mexico’s highest award for environmental excellence, the national “Recognition of Environmental Excellence” award, which has been won for three consecutive years.


Kyocera to Participate in Self-Driving Bus Test Project on JR East BR Lines

Seven companies to test autonomous bus technologies for public transit

Kyoto/London – Kyocera announced that it will participate in a self-driving bus test project organized by the “Mobility Innovation Consortium,” an organization to promote autonomous driving led by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). Other corporations participating in the test project will include Advanced Smart Mobility Co., Ltd., Aichi Steel Corporation, SoftBank Corp., Nippon Signal Co., Ltd. and NEC Corporation.

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