The Kyocera Group has global operations in a wide range of business segments—offering industrial and automotive components, communications equipment, electronic devices, environmental and energy related technologies, and consumer lifestyle products, among others. The company’s core expertise covers advanced materials, components, devices, and communications equipment networks and services.
TactoTek’s proprietary IMSE technology integrates printed electronics and electronic components within 3D injection molded structures to create thin, seamless and economical smart molded structures. TactoTek licenses its IMSE technology to manufacturers who then design and mass produce parts for their OEM customers.
Masafumi Ikeuchi, General Manager of the Corporate Display Group at Kyocera Corporation said:
“Kyocera has the unique ability to offer high technology solutions in three dimensions—by region, by product, and by market. Geographically, we cover the globe. From a product standpoint, we can design custom solutions ranging from materials, components and devices, to equipment and systems. And as for markets, we have deep expertise in servicing the needs of the automotive, industrial, medical, aerospace, and communications markets, to name a few of our strategic priorities. I believe that TactoTek’s IMSE technology is well-positioned to integrate with Kyocera’s core competencies across regions, products, and markets.”
Kyocera and TactoTek are working closely together on their first IMSE collaboration project, a prototype part that will form the basis for a full technical and commercial evaluation of the use of IMSE technology in Kyocera’s products for automotive and other markets.
Jussi Harvela, CEO at TactoTek noted:
“We are very pleased to partner with Kyocera, a recognized technology innovator and global leader in multiple markets with strong demand for IMSE. This partnership will significantly strengthen our presence in Japan, and around the world.”（来源：TACTOTEK）