Announcement of the 2018 Kyoto Prize Laureates

Neuroscientist, Mathematician, Artist

Kyoto/London – The Inamori Foundation is pleased to announce the laureates of the 2018 Kyoto Prize, an international award presented to individuals who have contributed significantly to the scientific, cultural, and spiritual betterment of humankind. The Kyoto Prize Presentation Ceremony will be held in Kyoto, Japan on November 10.


New KYOCERA Electronic Connectors Offer World’s Highest Mating Tolerance, Withstand up to +125°C

Durable, reliable Board-to-Board connectors support new and emerging applications in automotive electronics

Kyoto/London – Kyocera yesterday announced its new 5656 Series electronic Board-to-Board connectors, featuring 0.5 mm pitch and a proprietary floating structure that delivers the world’s highest mating tolerance*1 with heat resistance up to +125°C. The new connectors appropriate for use in car navigation systems, in-vehicle infotainment and millimeter wave radar, are now available to support manufacturers worldwide.


KYOCERA TCL Solar Completes 29.2MW Solar Power Plant on Repurposed Land in Japan

Company’s largest solar power plant repurposes abandoned golf course to provide equivalent power for approximately 12,000 average households

Kyoto/London − Kyocera and Tokyo Century Corporation (herein “Tokyo Century”) announced that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC (herein “Kyocera TCL Solar”) has completed construction of a 29.2 megawatt (MW) utility-scale solar power plant in Yonago City, Tottori Prefecture, Japan. The solar modules were installed on 1.2km2 of land originally designated for a golf course and other purposes but subsequently abandoned. A ceremony was held on April 27 to commemorate completion of Kyocera TCL Solar’s largest solar power plant.


KYOCERA’s New Industrial Cutting Tool with Ultra-Durable Coating Materials Maximizes Steel Cutting Performance

New CA025P CVD coating technology and base material with excellent durability ensures long-term cutting performance for automotive and industrial machining

Kyoto/London – Kyocera announced today that it has developed a new ultra-durable coating technology and base material for indexable industrial cutting tool inserts to improve steel machining. The new CA025P CVD Coated Carbide grade will be available to the European market from the middle of May 2018.


KYOCERA offers sustainable and premium-quality coffee enjoyment with the new Coffee Grinder EG-70CF

Infinitely adjustable ceramic grinder, convenient battery operation, integrated collecting vessel - these are the technical highlights of KYOCERA’s new electric Coffee Grinder EG-70CF. For coffee-lovers, there’s something even more decisive: the KYOCERA coffee grinder allows you to enjoy premium-quality coffee that is also sustainable.

Kyoto/London − he Multi Ceramic Grinder EG-70CF from Kyocera (recommended retail price, € 89.95) is ideally suited to grinding coffee beans to any desired degree of fineness. The robust grinder is made from zirconium-based ceramic and is infinitely adjustable. The device is very easy to use with just one hand, since the integrated collecting vessel safely holds the ground coffee until the coffee lover needs it to fill up their coffee machine. If the user does not stop the grinding process by hand, the EG-70CF will automatically stop after five minutes. The housing is made of robust and high-quality black plastic.

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