Murata MLCC raise price from January 2019

Murata MLCC raise price from January 2019

According to the Japanese Sankei Shimbun, the Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. held a business briefing in Tokyo on November 29, and it is estimated that the consolidated sales in the year of the year of the year of the year of the year of the year of the year of the year of the year of the year of the year of It is 1 trillion 371.8 billion yen). This is expected to take into account the practicalization of the new generation of 5G communication standards in the 32nd year (ie 2020) and the automotive intelligentization process such as autonomous driving, and the demand for electronic components will continue to be strong.  MLCC


Murata’s main product, “Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors (MLCC)”, has an annual increase of 10%. The MLCC is a component for stabilizing voltage and noise reduction. The company produces more than 1 trillion MLCC per year, and its global market share (in terms of amount) is 40%, ranking first. At present, MLCC has been out of stock globally, and Murata said it will raise prices from January to April next year.


Although Murata produces high-performance new products in Japan, it lacks production staff. In response to this situation, President Murata said that “the factory will be mechanized and provincial, and the proportion of overseas production will increase.”


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