With capital of 3 million yen and 28 staff members, Kyoto Ceramic Co., Ltd. (now Kyocera Corp.) is founded in Kyoto, Japan as a company specializing in fine ceramics. The company's facilities include a headquarters and factory.
Kyoto Ceramic Co., Ltd.
(now Kyocera Corporation)
Kyocera’s Tokyo office opens in Tokyo, Japan.
Shiga Plant (now Shiga Gamo Plant) is established in Shiga, Japan.
Shiga Plant (now Shiga Gamo Plant)
Kyocera receives first Medium and Small Business Research Institute Award (now Good Company Award) Nationwide Prize.
Representative office opens in California, U.S.A.
Kagoshima Plant (now Kagoshima Sendai Plant) is established in Kagoshima, Japan.
Kyocera International, Inc. is established as Kyocera's North American sales company.
Kyocera International, Inc.
Feldmühle Kyocera Europa Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH (now Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH) is established in cooperation with Feldmühle AG in Germany.
Kyocera stock is listed on the Osaka Stock Exchange's Second Section and on the Kyoto Securities Exchange.
Kyocera stock is listed on the Osaka Stock Exchange's Second Section
Kyocera receives 18th Okochi Memorial Grand Production Prize for developing multi-layered ceramic packages for large-scale integrated circuits.
Multilayered ceramic packages for large-scale integrated circuits
Headquarters is relocated to Yamashina, Kyoto, Japan.
Kyocera stock is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Second Section.
Kagoshima Kokubu Plant is established in Kagoshima, Japan.
Kyocera stock is listed on the First Section of both the Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchanges.
Kyocera receives 16th Commendation by Japan's Director-General of the Science and Technology Agency for developing ceramic lamination technology for electronic circuits.
Kyocera International, Inc. relocates its headquarters and plant in San Diego, California, U.S.A.
The Children's Travel Program begins (Japan-U.S.A.).
Kyocera (Hong Kong) Ltd. (now Kyocera Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.) begins business in Hong Kong.
Kyocera invests capital in Cybernet Electronics Corp.
Central Research Laboratory (now Monozukuri R&D Laboratory) opens in Kokubu (now Kirishima City), Kagoshima, Japan.
Kagoshima Electronics Co., Ltd. is established in Kagoshima, Japan.