Kyocera Creates Consumer Products Division

kyocera logoWEBCOSTA MESA, Calif.–Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation has introduced a consumer products division, a new business unit combining the strengths of the Application Products Division of Kyocera Tycom Corporation (KTC) and Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation (KICC).

The integration of the Application Products Division of KTC into KICC will optimize the strengths of both organizations and facilitate the expansion of Kyocera’s North American Advanced Ceramic cutlery and kitchenware business, the company said. The combined enterprise will streamline the operations for greater efficiencies while positioning the new consumer products division of KICC for continued growth and success.

Sales, marketing and resharp services will continue to operate from Kyocera’s Costa Mesa, Calif., facility, while order fulfillment and inventory have been relocated to Kyocera’s distribution center in Fremont, Calif.

The new consumer products division will expand its product portfolio with multiple introductions in time for the upcoming holiday season, the company said.