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Kyocera to Build New Facilities for Ceramic Components

Kyocera Corporation has panned to construct two additional production facilities at its Kokubu Plant Campus in Kagoshima, Japan, to serve customers worldwide.

Kyocera The new facilities will double the campus’ production capacity for fine ceramic components used in semiconductor manufacturing equipment while securing space for other manufacturing as Kyocera’s business expands.

A signing ceremony held on October 20, 2021, included Kagoshima Governor Koichi Shiota, Kirishima City Mayor Shinichi Nakashige, and Kyocera officials.

Construction is scheduled to begin in November 2021.

The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G telecommunications services is fueling demand for semiconductors used in nearly everything from personal computers, smartphones, and data centers to automobiles.

To respond to this acceleration in the semiconductor market, Kyocera is increasing the production of high-demand fine ceramic components used in semiconductor manufacturing equipment.

The company plans to begin production of fine ceramic components at the new No.7-1 plant in October 2022, and at the No.7-2 plant in October 2023.

Fine ceramic components used in semiconductor manufacturing equipment

Kyocera expects its fine ceramic business expansion to stimulate economic development in Kagoshima Prefecture and create new employment opportunities in the community.


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