Completion of New Production and Welfare Buildings at Okayama Murata Manufacturing


Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
President: Norio Nakajima  

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.’s production subsidiary Okayama Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture) has been expanding its welfare and energy buildings Construction of a new production building was initiated in December 2019 and was just recently completed. A ceremony was held for the new production building on January 20 
Completion of the new production building creates infrastructure that allows Murata to respond to mid- to long-term demand increases for ceramic parts due to the higher functionality of electronic devices and the electrification of automobiles. Additionally, the newly expanded welfare building contributes to the enhancement of employee welfare such as by providing a meeting and cafeteria space in anticipation of future personnel increases.


Completion Ceremony Summary

Time and date:

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
9:30 to 10:00 AM

Venue: Okayama Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (77 Fukumoto, Okucho, Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture) 
Guests:   Okayama Prefecture Department of Industrial and Labor Assistant Director Mitsuhiro Yoshida, Mayor of Setouchi City Akinari Takehisa 
Company representatives:  Okayama Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. President & Representative Director Shintaro Karaki and others 


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 and Energy Buildings

  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 ㎡ 1,706 ㎡ 
Building area: 1,361 ㎡ 873 ㎡
Total investment:  Approx. 16 billion yen (including construction and production equipment) 


Welfare Building, Exterior



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 
Number of employees: 2,157 (as of December 1, 2020) 
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 at