TAIYO YUDEN Announces Construction of a New Material Building at the Yawatabara PlantMeeting Increasing Demand for Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors.
TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD., is pleased to announce that a new material building, to manufacture barium titanate which is a raw material of multilayer ceramic capacitors, will be constructed at the Yawatabara Plant (Takasaki-shi, Gunma, Japan).
Our outlook sees demand for multilayer ceramic capacitors expanding further in response to the advancement of technologies for automobiles with more electrical and electronically controlled components, communications infrastructures such as servers and base station communication devices, 5G smartphones, and other markets.
The construction of the new material building at the Yawatabara Plant is based on our medium-term growth strategy and is part of our efforts to construct a production system that will satisfy growing market demand.While developing electronic parts that support the advancement of electronic devices, TAIYO YUDEN will aim to ensure that customers receive a stable supply in a timely manner.
Outline of new material building at Yawatabara Plant
- Total floor area:Approximately 21,500 square meters
- Building area:Approximately 8,000 square meters
- Start of construction: September 2021
- Ready for operation:December 2022
- Planned investment amount:Approximately 5.0 billion yen (building only)