Murata expands raw materials of multilayer ceramic capacitor production capacity at Okayama factory 2018-11-14


Okayama Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd., a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. located in Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture, will commence construction of a new production building in November 2018.
The construction of the new facility will increase production capacity for raw materials of multilayer ceramic capacitor in order to respond to increased demand.

Overview of new building


Steel frame construction (Part steel-reinforced concrete); five stories above ground, one basement level

Site scheduled for construction:

North side of Okayama Murata Manufacturing’s premises

Total floor area: 

25,800 m2

Building area: 

5,889 m2

Construction period:

Commencement: Nov. 2018
Completion: Scheduled for Oct. 2019

Total investment: 

10 billion yen (including building and production facilities)


Okayama Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd.



77, Fukumoto, Oku-cho, Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture


April 1992


480 million yen


Norio Nakajima, President and Representative Director

Plant manager:

Shintaro Karaki, Director and Manager

Number of employees: 

1,994 (As of October 1, 2018)


Manufacture of raw ceramic materials, multilayer devices, and inductors