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Construction Work Begins on New Production Building at Okayama Murata Manufacturing


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

Okayama Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Setouchi, Okayama Prefecture), a subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd., will begin construction on a new production building as well as additions to the welfare building and energy building in December 2019. The new building is intended to put in place the structural capacity to respond to growing demand for ceramic components over the medium and long term given the increased functionality of electronic devices and widespread use of electronics in automobiles. The additions to the welfare building and energy building will enable the enhancement of welfare and wellbeing facilities and an expansion of manufacturing capacity.

Overview of New Production Building

Construction/Size: Steel-frame construction, seven stories above ground
Total floor area:  33,262 ㎡ 
Building area:  5,306 ㎡
Application:  Manufacturing of raw ceramic materials  


Overview of Welfare Building and Energy Building

  Welfare Building Energy Building
Construction/Size:  Steel-frame construction, three stories above ground Steel-frame construction, two stories above ground
Total Floor Area:  3,812 m2  1,706 m2 
Building Area:  1,361 m2  873 m2 
Completion Date:   December 2020 (projected) 
Total Investment:  Approx. 1.6 billion yen (including building and manufacturing equipment) 


Okayama Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Location: 77 Fukumoto, Okucho, Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture
Established: April 1992 
Capital:  480 million yen 
Representative: Shintaro Karaki, President & Representative Director 
No. of employees: 2,087 (as of December 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

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