Fukui Murata Manufacturing to construct new manufacturing building

10/27/2016

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
President/Statutory Representative Director:
Tsuneo Murata

Overview

Fukui Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Echizen City, Fukui), a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd., will begin construction of a new manufacturing building in February 2017.

Background

Demand for electronic components is growing in emerging markets like China and India, and demand for sophisticated devices featuring large numbers of components is also expected to rise in the future. The construction of the new manufacturing building is aimed at expanding production capacity to accommodate these increases in demand. Producing raw materials for monolithic ceramic capacitors will enable Fukui Murata Manufacturing to ensure stable supply of products, expedite new product launches, and provide products to customers in a timely manner. 

Outline of new manufacturing building

Structure/scale:   Steel construction; seven stories aboveground 
Planned construction area:   Fukui Murata Manufacturing west-side parking lot area 
Total floor area:   18,119 m2
Building area:   3,522 m2
Construction period:   Commenced in February 2017; completion planned by end of October 2017
Total amount invested: 10 billion yen (including building and production facilities) 

Fukui Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Location :   13-1 Okamotocho, Echizen City, Fukui 
Established :   March 1955 
Capital :   300 million yen 
Number of employees :   3,670 (as of September 30, 2016) 
Business lineup :   Development and manufacturing of monolithic ceramic capacitors, noise suppression products, etc. 

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 www.murata.com