History

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

2000-

Jan. 2000 Mita Corp. is reorganized to become Kyocera Mita Corp. (now Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.).
Feb. 2000 Kyocera Wireless Corp. is established in California, U.S.A.
Oct. 2000 DDI Corp., KDD Corp. and IDO Corp. merge to form DDI Corp. (now KDDI Corp.).
Jan. 2001 Tycom Corp. (now Kyocera Precision Tools, Inc.) joins the Kyocera Group.
May 2001 Kyocera Group sales for the year ending March 31, 2001 break the 1 trillion yen threshold.
Apr. 2002 Printer operations are merged with Kyocera Mita Corp. (now Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.).
Aug. 2002 Toshiba Chemical Corp. is reorganized to become Kyocera Chemical Corp.
Jan. 2003 Kyocera (Tianjin) Sales & Trading Corporation
(now Kyocera (China) Sales & Trading Corporation) is established in China.
May 2003 Kyocera (Tianjin) Solar Energy Co., Ltd. is established in China.
Jun. 2003 Executive Officer system is implemented.
Aug. 2003 Kinseki, Ltd. becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyocera Corp.
Kyocera SLC Technologies Corp. is established in Shiga, Japan.
Jan. 2004 Kyocera Electronic Devices, LLC is established in U.S.A.
Feb. 2004 Hotel Princess Kyoto joins the Kyocera Group.
Apr. 2004 Kyocera's organic-material components businesses are merged with Kyocera SLC Technologies Corp. (now Kyocera Circuit Solutions Inc.)
Sep. 2004 Japan Medical Materials Corp. is established in Osaka, Japan.
Oct. 2004 Kyocera invests capital in Maruzen Systems Integration Co., Ltd. and the company is renamed Kyocera Maruzen Systems Integration Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2005 Kyocera's Japanese solar sales business is integrated into Kyocera Solar Corp.
Kyocera Solar Europe s.r.o. opens a manufacturing plant in the Czech Republic.
Aug. 2005 Kyocera acquires land, buildings and other property from IBM Japan, Ltd. for its Yasu plant and offices in Yasu City, Shiga, Japan.
Jan. 2006 Kyocera Korea Co., Ltd. is established in Korea.
Aug. 2006 Shanghai Kyocera Trading Co., Ltd. is established in China.
Dec. 2006 Kyocera Management
Consulting Service (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. is established in China.
Sep. 2007 Kyocera invests in Wireless Broadband Planning K.K. (now UQ Communications Inc.) jointly with KDDI Corporation, Intel Corporation, East Japan Railway Company, Daiwa Securities Group Inc., and the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Apr. 2008 Kyocera acquires the mobile phone business of Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.; Kyocera Sanyo Telecom, Inc. is established in California, U.S.A.; Kyocera Telecom Equipment (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. is established in Malaysia.
Jan. 2009 TA Triumph-Adler AG joins the Kyocera Group.
Apr. 2009 Kyocera Sanyo Telecom, Inc. is integrated with the sales, marketing and service functions of Kyocera Wireless Corp. to form Kyocera Communications, Inc., based in San Diego, California, U.S.A.
Aug. 2009 Kyocera Asia Pacific (India) Pvt. Ltd. is established in India.
Form DDI Corp. (now KDDI Corp.)
Form DDI Corp. (now KDDI Corp.)
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Kyocera Founder Kazuo Inamori Official Website

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