Murata Machinery USA Celebrates 40 Years in Business

This year, Murata Machinery USA Inc. is celebrating its 40th year in business.

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This year, Murata Machinery USA Inc. is celebrating its 40th year in business. The company produces high production machine tools and innovative industrial automation in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Predating Murata Machinery USA by 12 years, the Logistics & Automation Division began servicing North American customers in 1962. Murata is the world’s fourth largest turnkey installer of automated material handling systems, with more than 11,000 systems in place, the company says.

Murata Machinery has engaged in creating lathes for the turning market since 1961. Originally the company made lathes for the Warner & Swasey Company in the 1970s and 80s. Murata purchased Warner & Swasey Company in the mid 1980s and established the current organization. The turning business unit focuses on an extensive line of CNC turning machines and high-speed automation. 

The Textile Division was the flagship product line at Murata Machinery’s inception 40 years ago. Since then, it has developed numerous technologies that have forever changed the textile industry, the company says.