Completion of New Production Building at Okayama Factory


Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Chairman of the Board and President:
Tsuneo Murata

A production building that had been under construction since October of last year has been completed at Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.’s production subsidiary Okayama Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture) and a ceremony was held on November 19 to celebrate the building’s completion.

The completion of this new production building expands infrastructure for responding to increased demand for ceramic parts, in large part due to the increasing sophistication of electronic devices and use of electronics in automobiles.


Completion Ceremony Summary

Time and date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
9:30 to 10:30 AM
Okayama Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (77 Fukumoto, Okucho, Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture)
Mayor of Setouchi City Akinari Takehisa, Okayama Prefectural Department of Industry & Labor Director Kenji Kobayashi
Company representatives:
President & Representative Director Shintaro Karaki and others


Overview of New Production Building

Steel-frame construction (including steel-framed reinforced concrete construction), five floors above ground, one underground
Total floor area: 25,845㎡
Building area:  5,841㎡ 
Total investment: 
10 billion yen (including the building and production equipment)


Okayama Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Location:  77 Fukumoto, Okucho, Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture
April 1992
480 million yen
Shintaro Karaki, President & Representative Director
No. of employees:
2,084 (as of November 1, 2019)
Business description: 
Manufacturing of raw ceramic materials, multilayer devices, inductors, and MetroCirc

Murata in Brief

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components & solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. Murata is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and leading edge, multi-functional, high-density modules. The company has employees and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. For more information, visit Murata's website at