History

China Japan
-1979 1980- 1990- 2000- 2010-

1990-

Jan. 1990 AVX Corp. joins the Kyocera Group.
AVX Group joins the Kyocera Group
AVX Group joins the Kyocera Group
Apr. 1990 Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corp. is established in Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.
Oct. 1991 Kyocera Environmental Charter is adopted.
Sep. 1992 Kyocera's Advanced Ceramics Technology Center is established in Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.
Jan. 1994 Kyoto Purple Sanga Co., Ltd. is established in Kyoto, Japan in cooperation with 20 companies including Kyocera and Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Mar. 1995 Kyocera R&D Center, Yokohama (now Yokohama Office) is established in Yokohama, Japan;
Tokyo Central Research Laboratory is relocated.
Jul. 1995 Kyocera R&D Center, Keihanna is established in Kyoto, Japan.
Dongguan Shilong Kyocera Optics Co., Ltd. (now Dongguan Shilong Kyocera Co., Ltd.) is established in China.
Sep. 1995 Kyocera Communication Systems Co., Ltd. is established in Kyoto, Japan.
Hotel Kyocera opens in Hayato (now Kirishima City), Kagoshima, Japan.
Dec. 1995 Shanghai Kyocera Electronics Co., Ltd. is established in China.
Sep. 1996 Kyocera Solar Corp. is established in Kyoto, Japan.
Aug. 1998 New headquarters building is completed in Fushimi, Kyoto, Japan with environmentally friendly features such as a solar power generating system.
Aug. 1999 Kyocera Solar, Inc. is established in Arizona, U.S.A.
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