Kyocera To Sponsor Men’s EHF European Handball Championships 2014

17 January 2014

Kyocera Document Solutions, one of the world’s leading document solutions companies, today confirms its Data and Timing Sponsorship of the Men‘s EHF European Handball Championships in Denmark from January 12th to the 26th. A total of 16 teams from across Europe will play 47 games in Copenhagen, Aarhus, Aalborg and Herning.

Oliver Kreth, General Manager Kyocera Document Solutions Europe comments, "We are delighted to have seized this last minute opportunity that increases brand awareness across the region. The television coverage correlates with our presence across the European market. Our involvement with the championships means that the Kyocera logo will appear regularly on screen when graphics in connection with scores, timing are shown."

Jonas Dalsgaard, Country Manager at Kyocera Document Solutions Denmark added, “Sport is a wonderful way of bringing people closer together and creating a sense of social unity. Handball is growing in popularity, and with Denmark being the defending champions, all of us Danes will be rooting for the home team. It gives our customers across Denmark an opportunity to be part of a great sporting event and helps us to position Kyocera as a strong player in the market. It is a perfect step in our growth strategy for Denmark.”

Sport sponsorship plays an important role in Kyocera Europe's marketing strategy and Kyocera has a long history of supporting sporting events at European and club level. This sponsorship will lead to the Kyocera logo being seen across 23 European countries and in parallel with the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship this sponsorship will further drive brand awareness and business growth across Europe.

The sponsorship agreement has been closed with Infront Sports & Media, the media and marketing partner of the European Handball Federation for the EHF EURO.

About Kyocera Document Solutions Europe B.V.

Kyocera Document Solutions is one of the world's leading office document solutions companies. Its range of products and services includes Ecosys printers, reliable multifunctional systems, high-quality consumables, a comprehensive portfolio of software solutions and Managed Document Services (MDS). Kyocera Document Solutions provides innovative products built on a foundation of long-life components. Its customers benefit from low total cost of ownership and high efficiency in any workplace. Its solutions portfolio and Managed Document Services division help customers to reduce costs and environmental impact at the same time as improving the efficiency and reliability of common business processes.

Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation, which marked its 50th anniversary in 2009. Ranked no. 492 on Forbes magazine's 2013 "Global 2000" listing of the world's largest publicly traded companies, Kyocera is a leading manufacturer of high-tech ceramics, electronic components, solar cells and electronic office equipment. Kyocera's long-term growth strategy is to focus on business that supports telecommunications, information processing, environmental protection and the preservation of quality of life.