Head office of Murata Manufacturing in Nagaokakyo, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
|Founded||Kyoto, Japan (October 1944 )|
|Headquarters||10-1, Higashikotari 1-chome, Nagaokakyo-shi, Kyoto Prefecture 617-8555, Japan|
|Tsuneo Murata, (CEO and President)|
|Revenue||¥ 1,210.8 billion (FY 2015)|
|¥ 203.8 billion (FY 2015)|
Number of employees
|54,674 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2016)|
Footnotes / references|
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (株式会社村田製作所 Kabushiki-gaisha Murata Seisakusho) is a Japanese manufacturer of electronic components, based in Nagaokakyo, Kyoto.
Honorary Chairman Akira Murata started Murata Manufacturing as a personal venture in October, 1944. On December 1950 reorganized the company into Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. with paid-in Capital ¥1 million.
Murata Manufacturing is a leading company primarily involved in the manufacturing of ceramic passive electronic components, primarily capacitors, and it has an overwhelming share worldwide in ceramic filters, high-frequency parts, and sensors.
As of March 31, 2013 Murata Manufacturing has 24 subsidiaries in Japan and 52 overseas in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Spain, Hungary, Finland, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Vietnam and India.
On August 23, 2014, Murata announced the acquisition of Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation.
On July 28, 2016 a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Murata and Sony announcing the intent to sell a portion of the later's battery business ie Sony Energy Devices Corporation
- Murata Machinery, an industrial machines manufacturer that is often confused with Murata Manufacturing
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