History

China Japan
-1979 1980- 1990- 2000- 2010-
1980-
May 1980 KYOCERA stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. New shares of common stock in the form of ADRs are issued in the United States for the second time.
In cooperation with 24 companies, KYOCERA establishes Daini-Denden Kikaku Co., Ltd. (now KDDI Corp.)
In cooperation with 24 companies, KYOCERA establishes Daini-Denden Kikaku Co., Ltd. (now KDDI Corp.)
KYOCERA Mexicana, S.A. de C.V
KYOCERA Mexicana, S.A. de C.V
Aug. 1980 Shiga Yohkaichi Plant is established in Shiga, Japan.
May. 1981 KYOCERA Business Machines Co., Ltd. (now KYOCERA Communication Systems Co., Ltd.) is established in Japan.
Oct. 1982 Four affiliates, including Cybernet Electronics Corp., merge with Kyoto Ceramic Co., Ltd. to form KYOCERA Corporation.
Apr. 1983 KYOCERA Business Machines Co., Ltd. merges with the Japan sales division to become KYOCERA Electronics Co., Ltd. (later merging with what is now KYOCERA Communication Systems Co., Ltd.).
Kagoshima Electronics Co., Ltd. merges with KYOCERA to become Kagoshima Hayato Plant.
Oct. 1983 Yashica Co., Ltd. merges with KYOCERA.
Apr. 1984 KYOCERA supports the establishment of the Inamori Foundation (as an incorporated foundation; now a public interest incorporated association).
Jun. 1984 KYOCERA establishes Daini-Denden Kikaku Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan (now KDDI Corp.) .
Aug. 1984 Sakura Solar Energy Center is established in Sakura City, Chiba, Japan.
May 1986 KYOCERA Electronics Europe GmbH (now KYOCERA Document Solutions Deutschland GmbH) is established in Germany.
Jan. 1987 KYOCERA America, Inc. and KYOCERA Electronics, Inc. are established in California and New Jersey, U.S.A., respectively.
Sep. 1987 KYOCERA Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. is established in Tijuana, Mexico.
Sep. 1988 KYOCERA Europe GmbH is established in Germany as KYOCERA’s European headquarters.
Aug. 1989 Elco Corp. (now KYOCERA Connector Products Corporation) joins the KYOCERA Group.
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Kyocera Founder Kazuo Inamori Official Website

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