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Murata begins installation of additional assembly equipment and construction of new building at Iwami facility


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

Iwami Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., has begun expanding its production capabilities at its existing location in Ohda-shi, Shimane Prefecture. In addition, land has been obtained in an industrial park in the nearby Hane district, and construction of a new production building has begun.

The installation of additional assembly equipment and construction of the new manufacturing building will boost production capacity of multilayer ceramic capacitors, enabling Murata to meet growing demand in the medium and long term spurred by the increasing functionality of electronic devices and expanded use of electronics in automobiles.

Site Overview

Area:  47,891 m2 
Acquisition date:
July 2019
Total site area following acquisition of new land:
103,284 m2
Acquisition cost:
280 million yen

New Facility Overview 

Construction/Size:  Steel frame construction; four stories above ground 
Total floor area:
9,131 m2
Building area:
2,529 m2
Total investment:
4,710 million yen
Note: Includes construction cost of new production building and investment in new production equipment to be installed in both the new facility and existing.
Completion date:
June 2020 (anticipated)
Manufacture of multilayer ceramic capacitors
Iwami Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Hane industrial park (Azanishinosako 800-4 Hane-cho, Ohda-shi, Shimane Prefecture)

Iwami Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Address:  Ohda Yi 795-1, Ohda-cho, Ohda-shi, Shimane Prefecture
February 1965
50 million yen
Takashi Masuda, President and Representative Director
Plant manager:
Masahiro Ushiwaka, Director and Manager
Number of employees:
489 (as of June 30, 2019)
Manufacture of electronic components consisting of ceramic-based functional elements with attached lead wires;
Packaging and shipment of chip multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs)

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

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