We see ourselves as a partner in the development of high-performance ceramic solutions, which give our customers added value and ensure their technological advantages. Our team advise comprehensive on the selection of ceramic materials, product design and project execution - from the development stage over the prototype fabrication to the serial.

With more than 150 years of experience in ceramic manufacturing, we offer a range of innovative solutions for many industries: system components for high technology applications in electrical and sensor technology, mechanical engineering, analytical technology, medical and semiconductor technology as well as laboratory technology. In the field of ceramic-to-metal assemblies we possess international leading know-how.

Founded in 1863 in Mannheim as brickyard, known as “Deutsche Steinzeug” and later as “Friedrichsfeld GmbH”, the business area Ceramics continued its successful development after 1993 under the FRIATEC GmbH brand. Since September 2019, we are part of the KYOCERA Corporation, a world-leading ceramic and technology company.

Information about KYOCERA:

The KYOCERA Corporation with headquarters in Kyoto, is one of the world's leading manufacturer of fine ceramic components for the technology industry. The strategically important divisions in the KYOCERA Group, which is comprised of 298 subsidiaries (as of March 31, 2020), are information and communications technologies, products which increase quality of life, and environmentally friendly products. The technology group is worldwide one of the most experienced producers of solar energy systems, with more than 40 years of industry expertise. In 2020, KYOCERA ranked 549 in the "Global 2000" list of Forbes Magazines, which includes the world's largest listed companies.

With around 75,500 employees, KYOCERA managed in the 2019/2020 financial year, a net annual turnover of around € 13,33 billion. In Europe, the company group sell the printing and digital copying systems, semiconductors, fine ceramics, automotive and electronic components, as well as printing heads and ceramic kitchen products. KYOCERA is represented in Germany with five independent companies: the KYOCERA Europe GmbH in Neuss and Esslingen, the KYOCERA Fineceramics Precision GmbH in Selb, the KYOCERA Automotive and Industrial Solutions GmbH in Dietzenbach, the KYOCERA Document Solutions in Meerbusch as well as the KYOCERA Fineceramics Solutions GmbH in Mannheim.

Facts about KYOCERA Fineceramics Solutions GmbH:

Location: Mannheim, Rhein-Neckar metropolitan area
Establishment year: 2019 Exclamation from FRIATEC GmbH
Employees: around 300 incl. trainees
Subsidiaries: Kyocera Finceramics Nordics AB (Northern Europe Sales Office)

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