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Murata expands multilayer ceramic capacitor production capacity at Izumo factory


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


Izumo Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd., a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. located in Izumo City, Shimane Prefecture, will commence construction of a new production building in October 2018.
The construction of the new facility is intended to increase production capacity for ceramic multilayer capacitors in order to respond to increased demand.

Overview of new building

Construction/Size:   Steel frame; four stories
Site scheduled for construction:
Within the Hikawa Chuo Industrial Park (700 m to the south of Izumo Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.)
※ Land acquired in April 2017
Total floor area:
Building area:
Construction period:
Commencement: Oct. 2018
Completion: Scheduled for Nov. 2019 
Total investment: 
40 billion yen (including building and production facilities) 

Izumo Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Address:   2308, Kaminaoe, Hikawa-cho, Izumo City, Shimane Prefecture 
August 1983 
430 million yen
Toru Inoue, President and Representative Director
Plant manager:   Takashi Masuda, Director and Manager
Site area: 
Number of employees:  4,070 (As of September 1, 2018) 
Business:  Development and manufacture of ceramic capacitors

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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