Kyocera Corporation manufactures, distributes, and sells industrial components, and telecommunications and information equipment to worldwide. The company offers fine ceramic components for semiconductor processing and LCD manufacturing equipment; information and telecommunication, automotive, and general industrial ceramic components; and sapphire substrates, as well as ceramic packages for crystal and SAW devices; CMOS/CCD image sensors and LSI ceramic packages; wireless communication and optical communication device packages, and components; and organic multilayer packages and substrates. It also provides applied ceramic products consisting of residential and industrial solar power generating systems, solar cells and modules, cutting tools, micro drills, medical and dental implants, and jewelry and fine ceramic application products; and electronic devices, including ceramic and tantalum capacitors, SAW devices, RF modules, EMI filters, clock oscillators, crystal units, ceramic resonators, optical low pass filters, connectors, thermal and inkjet print heads, amorphous silicon photoreceptor drums, liquid crystal displays, and touch panels. In addition, the company offers mobile phone handsets and personal handy phone system related products; and information equipment consisting of ECOSYS printers and multifunctional peripherals, wide format multifunctional systems, printer and multifunction peripherals supplies, and managed printing services; and engages in realty development activities. Further, it provides information systems and telecommunication, engineering, and management consulting services; Epoxy molding compounds for semiconductor encapsulation; electrical insulators, flexible printed circuit sheet materials, synthetic resin molded parts, and LED lighting systems. The company was formerly known as Kyoto Ceramic Kabushiki Kaisha and changed its name to Kyocera Corporation in 1982. Kyocera Corporation was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.