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Kyocera was established in Japan in 1959. The company pioneered the use of fine ceramics as an alternative to steel and plastics. It has also developed market leadership in semiconductors, telecommunications hardware, optics, electronics, metal processing, automotive components, medicine and solar energy. Kyocera has more than 71,000 people employed in 25 countries all around the world (as at 31 March 2013).

Kyocera is the world’s largest manufacturer of industrial ceramic products, supplying such varied applications as electrical semiconductors, LED and fibre optic components, and even ceramic tools, dental implants and orthopaedic joint replacements. Kyocera also owns many other well known brands, including Sanyo cellular.

Kyocera Solar is a major manufacturer of solar panels and components, and again utilises ceramic technology for both residential and commercial applications, and uses this technology at their own factories as well.
We design our products with the end in mind to ensure they're environmentally responsible, they're durable and they cost you signifcantly less over their lifetiem. The unique long-life drum technology at the heart of our printers and multifunctions delivers the difference.

  • Less maintenance, and increased reliability
  • Reduced running costs – by up to 40%*
  • Significantly reduced e-Waste – by up to 80%*