SMYRNA, Ga., Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Murata announced that it is expanding its multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCC) production at the Wuxi Murata Electronics Co., Ltd. site in China in response to increased product demand. Construction will begin this month and significantly increase manufacturing space. Once completed, the new facility will be one of the largest in Murata's MLCC production portfolio.
"The Wuxi Murata Electronics site expansion will support the growing needs of the electronics industry. With this and other similar announcements, Murata is taking strategic steps in response to the market's growth," stated Jonathan Davis, General Manager, Capacitor, EMI, Inductor and Timing Products, Murata Americas.
Wuxi Murata Electronics Co., Ltd. was established in 1994 and employs over 10,000 people. In addition to greater production capacity, the build-out will also include new office buildings that will be developed concurrently. Construction is expected to be completed in December 2019.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components and 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.
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