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Murata expands multilayer ceramic capacitor production capacity at Fukui factory


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

Fukui Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. located in Echizen, Fukui Prefecture, has acquired a new site to expand production capacity. Preparation of the site for development will start in June 2018 and construction of the new production building in September 2018. The construction of the new facility is intended to increase production capacity for ceramic multilayer capacitors in order to respond to increased demand. 

Details of acquisition of site

 Period of acquisition: 
June 2018 
 Total area of Fukui Murata Manufacturing site with acquisition of new site (Not including   Miyazaki Plant): 

Overview of new facility

 Construction / Size:
Steel framework construction (Part steel-reinforced concrete); six stories above ground 
 Site scheduled for   construction: 
Area on west side of Fukui Murata Manufacturing 
 Total floor area:
Production facility: 54,144㎡
Energy facility:4,166㎡
 Building area:

Production facility: 9,295㎡ 
Energy facility: 1,800㎡
 Construction period:
Start of preparation of site: June 2018 
Start of building construction: September 2018
Completion: Scheduled for the end of December 2019
 Total investment:
29 billion yen (Building only) 

Fukui Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

13-1, Okamoto-cho, Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture 
March 1955 
300 million yen 
Toru Inoue, President and Representative Director 
 Plant manager:
Tadahiro Nakagawa, Director and Manager 
 Number of   employees:
4,100 (As of April 30, 2018)
Development and manufacture of electronic components based on ceramic capacitors (multilayer capacitors, noise-suppressing products,   electric double-layer capacitors, 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

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