|Kyocera Optec Overview (after consolidation)|
|Company name||Kyocera Optec Co., Ltd.|
|Headquarters||3-1778 Osoki, Ome City, Tokyo 198-0003 Japan|
|Representatives||Chairman: Tetsuo KubaPresident: Fuminori Yamagiwa|
|Capital||JPY240 million (USD2.29 million *)|
|Date of Consolidation||November 1, 2016|
This consolidation aims to yield synergies in the development and manufacturing technologies cultivated over the years by Kyocera Optec and Melles Griot KK, while enhancing the business' sales and marketing networks worldwide.* Conversion based on the rate of USD1=JPY105 (as of October 31, 2016). About KYOCERA Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971) ( http://global.kyocera.com/), the parent and global headquarters of the Kyocera Group, was founded in 1959 as a producer of fine ceramics (also known as "advanced ceramics"). By combining these engineered materials with metals and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera has become a leading supplier of electronic components, printers, copiers, solar power generating systems, mobile phones, semiconductor packages, cutting tools and industrial ceramics. During the year ended March 31, 2016, the company's net sales totaled 1.48 trillion yen (approx. USD13.1 billion). Kyocera appears on the 2014 and 2015 listings of the "Top 100 Global Innovators" by Thomson Reuters, and is ranked #531 on Forbes magazine's 2016 "Global 2000" listing of the world's largest publicly traded companies.