Celebration for Completion of New Production Building at Okayama Factory


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

On March 19, 2019, Okayama Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture), held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of its eighth production building.  Construction had been underway since December 2017. The completion of the new production building establishes a framework for greater production capacity to meet increased demand for electronic components, such as those used in smartphones and other devices

Overview of Completion Ceremony


Tuesday, March 19, 2019
2:30-3:30 p.m. 

Okayama Murata Manufacturing (77 Fukumoto, Okucho, Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture)
Okayama Prefectural Department of Industry & Labor Director Yuji Yokota, and others
Attendees from Murata:
Okayama Murata Manufacturing Director & Manager Shintaro Karaki, and others

Overview of New Building

Construction/Size:  Steel-frame construction; six stories above ground 
Total Floor Area:
28,408 m2
Building Area:
4,908 m2
Total Investment:
Approx. 10 billion yen (building only)

Okayama Murata Manufacturing

Location:  77 Fukumoto, Okucho, Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture 
April 1992
480 million yen
Norio Nakajima, President & Representative Director
Plant Manager:
Shintaro Karaki, Director & Manager
No. of Employees:
2,025 (as of February 28, 2019)
Business Description:
Manufacturing of raw ceramic materials, multilayer devices, and inductors

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