Opening of Murata Innovation Museum, a Training & Education Facility for Employees

1/10/2019

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

On Tuesday, October 1, 2019, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (“Murata”), held an opening ceremony for the Murata Innovation Museum, an educational and training facility for employees, established inside the Nagaoka Office (Nagaokakyo City, Kyoto Prefecture).

Marking the 75th anniversary of Murata’s founding, the Murata Innovation Museum is a place for Murata employees to learn about Murata’s history, corporate philosophy, and values that we have carefully preserved since its founding in order to facilitate employees’ transition into their roles and the Murata culture of continuous innovation.

 

interior of the Murata Innovation Museum


The facility is a net-zero energy building (Net-ZEB)*1 with innovations like an off-grid power system implementing solar panels, as well as lighting and air conditioning that incorporate energy-saving technology, all aimed at reducing the building’s environmental footprint and utilizing energy more efficiently. Much of the equipment, including the CO2 sensors and storage battery system, incorporate Murata technologies and products.

 

 
BELS certification placard


The Opening Ceremony 

Date/Time:   Tuesday, October 1, 2019
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
Location: 26-10, Tenjin 2-chome, Nagaokakyo-shi, Kyoto
Guests:
Nagaokakyo City Mayor Kengo Nakakoji
Nagaokakyo City Council President Kazuto Fukushima, and others
Attendees from Murata:  Murata Manufacturing Chairman of the Board and President Tsuneo Murata, and others

 

The Murata Innovation Museum 

Construction/Size:   Steel-frame construction; one story with two wings (exhibition wing/storage wing)  
Total Floor Area:
1,212㎡
Building Area:  1,331㎡
Purpose:
Educational and training facility for human-resource cultivation and development of Murata employees
Location:  Murata Manufacturing’s Nagaoka Office 

*1 A building that is designed to conserve energy through superinsulation, shading from solar radiation, the use of natural energy, and high-efficiency equipment, and drastically reduce the amount of energy consumed by generating energy from solar power, etc. while also maintaining a comfortable indoor environment.


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