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|Type||Public (TYO: 6981, SGX: M20)|
|Founded||December 23, 1950 (established in October 1944)|
Worldwide Murata Address
|Key people||Akira Murata: Honorary Chairman (Deceased)
Yasutaka Murata: Chairman
Tsuneo Murata: President
|Products||Monolithic Ceramic capacitors, SAW filters, Ceramic resonators, Piezoelectric sensors, Ceramic filters, Piezoelectric Buzzers, Short-range wireless, Communication modules (including Bluetooth®) modules, Multilayer ceramic devices, Connectors, Isolators, Power supplies, Circuit modules, EMI Suppression filters, Inductor (coils), Sensors and others|
|Revenue||US$ 5,6 billion (2010)|
|Net income||US$ 264,9 million (2010)|
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, 2007 Murata Manufacturing has 23 subsidiaries in Japan and 31 overseas in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, Finland, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Korea and China.
On April 13, 2012, Murata announced a deal to acquire RF Monolithics for $1.78 per share.
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