Announcing the Establishment of a New Building at Shenzhen Murata Technology Co., Ltd.

Announcing the Establishment of a New Building at Shenzhen Murata Technology Co., Ltd.

9/14/2011

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

President/ Statutory Representative Director: Tsuneo Murata

Overview

Shenzhen Murata Technology Co., Ltd., a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has completed the construction of a new building and an "Opening Ceremony for Shenzhen Murata Technology Co., Ltd. New Building" will be held.

Details

Recently, demand for smartphones is steadily expanding, and demand for tablet PCs is also expected to steadily increase. In this environment, Shenzhen Murata Technology Co., Ltd. has constructed this new building in order to enhance its production capability of wireless LAN (WiFi) modules used for mobile phones, smartphones and table PCs. This new building will supply such products to the mobile phone terminal manufacturers concentrated in the Shenzhen area, EMS (electronic manufacturing service) and customers around the world.

Background

The world electronic equipment market is considered to expand in the medium and long term on the back of the increasing demand in developing countries. Furthermore, in addition to the growth of the electronic equipment market, demand for electronic components is expected to rise in the future as a result of the development of high-level functions for electronic equipment. In response to this expanding demand, Shenzhen Murata Technology Co., Ltd. has constructed this new building as a part of its initiatives to further enhance the active production capabilities of the company.

Ceremony Details

Date: September 16, 2011 (Fri.)
Place: Shenzhen Murata Technology Co., Ltd. New Building 2F
Order of Proceedings: 16: 00 Commencement of Ceremony
17: 00 Process Inspection Tour
17: 30 Reception
19: 00 Closing

New Building Details

Purpose of the new building: Quickly respond to the expanding demand for components
Building overview: Approximately 157m x 51m (4 floors)
Commencement of operations: Production will commence from July 2011
Production items: Wireless LAN modules

Shenzhen Murata Technology Co., Ltd. Details

Location: 15 Cuijing Road, Shenzhen Grand Industrial Zone, PingShan New District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518118 China
Date established: June 2005
Capital: US$31,000,000
President: Tsutomu Yamaguchi
Number of Employees: Approximately 1,800 employees (as of March 31, 2011)
Production Items: Power modules, wireless communications modules, 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