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Kyocera Corporation (京セラ株式会社 Kyōsera Kabushiki-gaisha?) (TYO: 6971 , NYSE: KYO) is a Japanese company based in Kyoto, Japan. The company was founded as Kyoto Ceramic Co., Ltd. (京都セラミツク株式会社 Kyōto Seramikku Kabushiki-gaisha?) in 1959 by Kazuo Inamori. It manufactures ceramics and printing-related devices, as well as a comprehensive line of imaging products. Kyocera acquired the famous Yashica Camera Company Ltd. in 1983, along with Yashica's prior licensing agreement with Carl Zeiss, and manufactured a line of high-quality film and digital cameras under the Yashica and Contax trade names, until Kyocera abandoned all film and digital camera production in 2005. In January 2000 Kyocera acquired photocopier manufacturer Mita Industrial, and a month later they bought the mobile phone manufacturing operations of San Diego, California-based QUALCOMM. Image File history File links KyoceraLogo. ... The Tokyo Stock Exchange ), or TSE, is one of the largest stock exchange markets in the world by monetary volume located in Tokyo, Japan, second only to the New York Stock Exchange. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) , also nicknamed the Big Board, is the largest stock exchange in the world in dollar volume and second largest by number of companies listed. ... This page is about the city Kyoto. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kazuo Inamori (稲盛和夫 Inamori Kazuo) (born 1932 in Kagoshima, Japan) is a Japanese businessman. ... Fixed Partial Denture, or Bridge The word ceramic is derived from the Greek word κεραμικος (keramikos, potters earth, or pottery). The term covers inorganic non-metallic materials whose formation is due to the action of heat. ... Printing is an industrial process for reproducing copies of texts and images, typically with ink on paper using a printing press. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Carl Zeiss The Carl Zeiss AG is a German manufacturer of optical systems, industrial measurements and medical devices, located in Oberkochen with important subsidiaries in Aalen and Jena. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Contax is a camera brand noted for its unique, and sometimes odd, technical innovation and a wide range of Carl Zeiss lenses. ... A small, much-used Xerox copier in a high school library. ... It has been suggested that Downtown San Diego be merged into this article or section. ... Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) is a wireless telecommunications research and development company based in San Diego, California. ...

Headquarters of Kyocera in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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Headquarters of Kyocera in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan

In the 1980s, Kyocera marketed high-end audio components, such as CD players, receivers, turntables, and cassette decks. These featured unique technology, including Kyocera ceramic-based platforms, and are sought by collectors to the present day. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1768x2724, 2699 KB) 京都市伏見区の京セラ本社ビル。1998年8月竣工。地上20階・地下3階。高さ95m。設計は黒川紀章建築都市設計事務所と三信建築設計事務所。施工は竹中工務店。自社製の太陽光発電設備や天然ガスコージェネレーションシステムを備えた環境対応型ビルのモデルケース。日本電産本社・中央開発技術研究所(京都市南区、高さ100. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1768x2724, 2699 KB) 京都市伏見区の京セラ本社ビル。1998年8月竣工。地上20階・地下3階。高さ95m。設計は黒川紀章建築都市設計事務所と三信建築設計事務所。施工は竹中工務店。自社製の太陽光発電設備や天然ガスコージェネレーションシステムを備えた環境対応型ビルのモデルケース。日本電産本社・中央開発技術研究所(京都市南区、高さ100. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... High-end audio equipment is purported by the manufacturers to be the best, regardless of what it might turn out to cost. ... A compact disc player or CD player is an electronic device to play audio from compact discs. ... For the device which is a tuner (radio) and a amplifier and/or loudspeaker, see receiver (home stereo). ... Edison cylinder phonograph ca. ... A typical consumer hi-fi cassette deck from late 1980s, features full electronic transport, separate playback and record heads, Dolby B, C and HXPro noise reduction A cassette deck is a type of tape deck for playing or recording compact audio cassettes. ...


The uniqueness of this company lies in its organizational structure, which was devised by its founder Kazuo Inamori and later became known all over the world. This company features so-called Amoeba style management. Company consists of number of profit centres, which are self managed and have their own planning and decision making responsibilities. They participate in generating their own profit. Thus each division is interested on constant improvement(cost reduction) and development. These units are allowed to compete among themselves. Similar approach to the organizational structure can be found in Czech legendary enterpreneur Bata's company in the early 20th century.


Kyocera are currently the shirt sponsor of Reading F.C., of the English Premiership, Kyoto Purple Sanga in the J-League, Borussia Moenchengladbach in the Bundesliga, and Atlético Paranaense in Brazil. Kyocera also sponsor Atlético's stadium, the Kyocera Arena, and have their insignia on the back of Athletico Madrid's shirts. Reading Football Club is an association football club, based in the English town of Reading, in Berkshire. ... Nishikyogoku Stadium Kyoto Purple Sanga is a soccer club with many enthusiastic fans. ... The J. League (in Japanese: Jリーグ, Officially 日本プロサッカーリーグ) is the top professional football league in Japan. ... Borussia Mönchengladbach is one of the most famous and most supported German soccer clubs. ... The official Bundesliga logo. ... Clube Atlético Paranaense, usually called Atlético Paranaense, or just Atlético, are a Brazilian football team from Curitiba in Paraná, founded on March 26, 1924. ... Kyocera Arena The Kyocera Arena, also known as Arena da Baixada or Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarães (or, sometimes, called simply Estádio Joaquim Américo) is a football stadium inaugurated on June 6, 1914 in Água Verde neighborhood, Curitiba, Paraná, with a maximum capacity of 32,864... Club Atlético de Madrid is a Spanish football club based in Madrid. ...


Kyocera products

Mobile Phones:

  • CDMA
    • 1100 Series - 1135, 1155
    • 2100 Series - 2119, 2135
    • 2200 Series - 2235, 2255
    • 2300 Series - 2325, 2345
    • 3200 Series - 3225, 3245, 3250
    • 5100 Series - 5135
  • 7135 Smartphone
  • Aktiv K480
  • Energi
  • K490/K493/K494
  • K404
  • K9
  • K10
  • KE413/KE414 (Phantom)
  • KE424c/KX424 (Blade)
  • KE433/K7 (Rave)
  • Koi KX2
  • KX414 (Phantom)
  • KX433/KX434 (Rave)
  • KX440/KX444
  • QCP-2035
  • QCP-3035
  • QCP-6035
  • S14 (Opal)
  • SE47/SE44/V5 (Slider)
  • SoHo KX1
  • Slider Sonic
  • Slider Remix
  • XCursion
  • Candid
  • Strobe
  • Prisma
CONTAX TVS Digital with Zeiss Vario Sonnar 2.8-4.8
CONTAX TVS Digital with Zeiss Vario Sonnar 2.8-4.8

Digital imaging products: Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1760x941, 153 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Kyocera Contax ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1760x941, 153 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Kyocera Contax ...

  • Kyocera SL400R
  • Contax i4R
  • Contax TVS Digital
  • Contax SL300R T*
  • Contax U4R

35mm (under Yashica name) Yashica 35mm SLR cameras (1976-2000):

 FX-1 FX-2 FX-3 FX-3 Super FX-3 Super 2000 FX-D FX-103 FR FR-I FR-II 107MP 108MP 109MP 200AF 210AF 230AF 270AF/230 Super 300AF 

Yashica T4 Super 35mm "point and shoot" camera (now replaced with the newer "Kyocera T4 zoom"), featuring a Zeiss T* lens.


35mm (under Contax name) Contax G2 autofocus 35mm SLR camera, with a maximum shutter speed of 1/6000 second, also featuring Zeiss lenses.


Medium format Contax 645


See also

In 2003, Kyocera Wireless California started the India subsidiary at Bangalore. It was named Kyocera Wireless India. KWI has tied up with several leading players for providing CDMA services in India. For 2005 Kyocera copiers and printers have received JD Powers and Associates' highest ranking in their latest customer satisfaction survey. The Taito Corporation (タイトー株式会社, taitou kabushikigaisha) TYO: 9646 is a Japanese developer of video game software and arcade hardware. ... List of digital camera brands past and present, updated to 2005, but may miss some. ... KDDI Corporation is a Japanese telecommunication operator formed in October 2000 through the merger of DDI, KDD, and IDO Corp. ... WILLCOM (ウィルコム) is a Japanese PHS operator, which offers flat-rate wireless network and flat-rate mobile calling for it subscribers. ...


External links

  • Kyocera Global Site

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Kyocera Mita USA - Kyocera Mita Corporate Background (916 words)
Kyocera Mita has leveraged this combined strength to manufacture a complete line of award-winning digital imaging products and their advanced ceramic components, including a long-life drum unit and engine that are common on all Kyocera Mita-manufactured products.
Kyocera introduced the world's first single-layer photo-electrostatic OPC drum in 1998, and continues to excel in the development and manufacture of long-life drums, a component it supplies to many printer and copier manufacturers around the world.
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The company said the manufacturing jobs are being eliminated because Kyocera is moving most of its manufacturing operations to a maquiladora operated by a sister company in Tijuana.
Kyocera Wireless is a subsidiary of Kyocera International, a Japanese conglomerate that makes everything from materials for dental implants to electronics components.
Kyocera Wireless makes handsets based only on Qualcomm's wireless technology, which is used in about one out of five cell phones worldwide.
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