Completion Ceremony to be held for New Manufacturing Facility by Philippine Manufacturing Co. of Murata, Inc.

16/3/2018

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

Overview

Philippine Manufacturing Co. of Murata, Inc. (Batangas, Philippines), a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., has been engaged in the construction of a new production facility, the company’s second, since February last year. The new facility is now completed, and a completion ceremony was held on Friday, March 16 (local time). 
The new facility has been constructed to raise production capacity in response to escalating demand for electronic components for mobile devices (smartphones, etc.), which are incorporating progressively sophisticated functions, and for automobiles, which are increasingly electrifying. Philippine Manufacturing Co. of Murata, Inc. is building a system that will allow it to respond to further expansion in demand. 

Outline of completion ceremony

Date and time

(Local time)

March 16, 2018 (Fri)
Ceremony: 10:30~13:00

Place:
Lot 2A Phase 1B First Philippine Industrial Park Barangay Pantay Bata, Tanauan City Batangas, Philippines
Guests:
Director General of Philippine Economic Zone Authority  Ms. Charito B. Plaza

Ambassador of Japan Embassy in the Philippines  Mr. Koji Haneda 

Murata representatives attending:

Toru Inoue, Senior Executive Vice President, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Takuro Nakajima, President, Philippine Manufacturing Co. of Murata, Inc.
Others

Overview of new building

Structure/Scale:  Two-story reinforced concrete (Roof: Truss structure)
Total floor area:
73,117㎡
Building area:
32,278㎡
Total investment:
5 billion yen (Building only)

Philippine Manufacturing Co. of Murata, Inc.

Address:
Lot 2A Phase 1B First Philippine Industrial Park Barangay Pantay Bata, Tanauan City Batangas, Philippines
Founded:
September 2011
Representative:
Takuro Nakajima
Number of employees:
1,910(As of January 31, 2018)
Business:
Manufacture of multilayer 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 at www.murata.com