Completion of New Production Building
at Fukui Murata Manufacturing


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

Fukui Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture), a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., commenced clearing of the newly acquired land in June 2018 and proceeded with the construction of the new production building in September 2018. Construction has been finished, and a completion ceremony will be held on Tuesday, February 4. The completion of the new production building will enable the company to build a system able to respond to the anticipated increase in demand for ceramic components over the medium- to long-term. The expected demand will primarily be driven by the increasing sophistication of electronic devices and the electrification of automobiles.


Overview of completion ceremony

Date and time:  February 4, 2020 (Tues.) 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Fukui Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (13-1 Okamotocho, Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture)
Mr. Yasuhiro Nakamura, Deputy Governor of Fukui Prefecture, Mr. Toshiyuki Nara, Mayor of Echizen City, and others
Company representatives:  Mr. Tadahiro Nakagawa, President and Representative Director of Fukui Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


Overview of new production facility and energy facility

Construction / Size:  Steel framework construction (Part steel-reinforced concrete); six stories above ground
Total floor area:
Production facility 54,144㎡
Energy facility 4,295㎡
Building area:
Production facility 9,383㎡ 
Energy facility 1,800㎡
Total investment:
29 billion yen (Building only)


Fukui Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

13-1 Okamotocho, Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture 
March 1955 
300 million yen
Tadahiro Nakagawa, President and Representative Director
Number of employees: 
4,338(as of January, 2020)
Development and manufacture of ceramic-based electronic components (multilayer capacitors, noise-suppressing products, etc.)

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