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Construction Set to Start on New R&D Building at Sabae Murata Manufacturing


Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
President: Norio Nakajima


Sabae Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (in Sabae, Fukui Prefecture), a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., will start construction of a new research and development building in February 2022. 
The new research and development building will used for developing plating technology suitable for making electronic components smaller, thinner and lighter, as well as the necessary technology to bring it to mass production. 

Overview of the new R&D building

Structure and scale: Steel-frame construction, 6 stories above ground, 1 below
Total floor area: 
Building area: 
Development and launch of plating technology
Completion date:
August 2023 (projected) 
Total investment:
6.4 billion yen (building only) 

Overview of Sabae Murata Manufacturing

2-82, 1-chome, Miyukicho, Sabae-shi, Fukui Prefecture, Japan
April 1979
200 million yen
Shinji Nomura, President and Representative Director
Facility manager:
Shigeo Moriuchi, Director and Manager
Number of employees: 
657 (as of April 1, 2021)
Business description: 
Manufacture of metal mechanical components such as high frequency connectors,
manufacture of precision machining parts (dies and jigs), plating of electronic components

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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