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Murata expands raw materials of multilayer ceramic capacitor production capacity at Okayama factory


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


Okayama Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd., a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. located in Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture, will commence construction of a new production building in November 2018.
The construction of the new facility will increase production capacity for raw materials of multilayer ceramic capacitor in order to respond to increased demand.

Overview of new building

Steel frame construction (Part steel-reinforced concrete); five stories above ground, one basement level

Site scheduled for construction:
North side of Okayama Murata Manufacturing’s premises
Total floor area: 
25,800 m2
Building area: 
5,889 m2
Construction period:
Commencement: Nov. 2018
Completion: Scheduled for Oct. 2019
Total investment:  10 billion yen (including building and production facilities)

Okayama Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd.


77, Fukumoto, Oku-cho, Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture

April 1992
480 million yen
Norio Nakajima, President and Representative Director
Plant manager:
Shintaro Karaki, Director and Manager
Number of employees: 
1,994 (As of October 1, 2018)
Manufacture of raw ceramic materials, multilayer devices, and inductors

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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