|By Business Wire||
|April 15, 2014 09:08 AM EDT||
Kyocera announced today that its North American sales organization for epoxy molding compounds, die attach pastes, and all other semiconductor encapsulation products was transferred from Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation to Kyocera America, Inc., based in San Diego, California, effective April 1, 2014.
Kyocera’s current organic chemical materials business originated with the founding of the Chemical Materials Division of Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co. Ltd. (now Toshiba Corporation) in 1935. In 2002, the unit joined the Kyocera Group as Kyocera Chemical Corporation, headquartered in Japan.
Today, as a pioneering manufacturer of epoxy encapsulation materials for the semiconductor industry, Kyocera has earned a reputation for reliability with semiconductor manufacturers worldwide. Kyocera also provides conductive and non-conductive pastes for semiconductors and electronic components used in some of the most advanced devices. Many of Kyocera’s advanced thermally conductive materials are currently used, or qualified to be used, with high-power devices targeted to reduce carbon emissions.
Major Kyocera chemical products for the semiconductor industry include:
Epoxy Encapsulation Materials for IC Packages
(transfer molding, compression molding, and Cu-wire bonding applications)
Die Attach Paste
(silver epoxy and silver sinter materials)
- Anisotropic Conductive Pastes
- Photosensitive Organic Passivation Materials
- Thermo-Melting Sealing/Bonding Sheets
- Micro Device Caps
For additional information, please contact:
Kyocera America, Inc.
8611 Balboa Ave.
San Diego, CA 92118
Phone: (800) 468-2957
Email: [email protected]
San Diego-based Kyocera America, Inc. (http://americas.kyocera.com/kai) provides high-reliability ceramic packages, complex modules, and contract assembly services for numerous electronics markets and applications, with customers in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Kyocera America employs more than 350 people in its San Diego location. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kyocera International, Inc., the North American holding company for Kyocera Corporation.
Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO) (TOKYO:6971), the parent and global headquarters of the Kyocera Group, was founded in 1959 as a producer of fine (or “advanced”) ceramics. Kyocera specializes in combining these engineered materials with metals and integrating them with other technologies to produce microelectronic packages and substrates, electronic components, cutting tools, industrial components, solar power generating systems, printers, copiers, and mobile phones. During the year ended March 31, 2013, the company’s net sales totaled 1.28 trillion yen (approx. USD13.6 billion).