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Kyocera Announces the Appointment of Insulectro As Exclusive North American DistributorJuly 11, 2022 | KYOCERA
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Kyocera SGS Precision Tools, Inc. a global provider of premier Printed Circuit Board cutting tools, proudly announces the appointment of Insulectro as the exclusive North America distributor of Printed Circuit Board cutting tools.
Effective August 1, 2022, Insulectro, will stock, distribute, and support the full array of drills, routers, end mills, scoring, engraving, and countersink products.
Insulectro, with Corporate Head Quarters in Lake Forest, California is the largest distributor of materials used in the manufacture of Printed Circuits Boards and Printed Electronics in North America. Insulectro is known widely for its exceptional field support for advanced manufacturers of all types of electronic circuits, and for its 11 stocking locations regionally located.
Kyocera SGS Precision Tools, Inc. located in Orange, California is a division of the Kyocera-SGS Precision Tools Group specializing in the manufacturing, servicing, and marketing of Indexable Cutting Tools, Solid Carbide Cutting Tools and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) drills.
With over 40 years of cutting tool expertise, KYOCERA has become the market-leader in Japan and has an established global presence with manufacturing, technical centers and sales offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
Kyocera SGS Precision Tools, Inc. is excited to partner with Insulectro whose market penetration will leverage our position in the North American market.
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The India Tablet market, inclusive of detachables and slates, shipped 4.01 million units in 2023, down 24.9% year-on-year (YoY) according to new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker.
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