Nidec Appoints New President and Chief Operating Officer

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 20:52 EST

Nidec Corporation (TSE: 6594; OTC US: NJDCY) (the “Company”) today announced the appointment of new president effective June 20, 2018 upon shareholder approval at the Regular General Meeting of Shareholders and a subsequent meeting of the Board of Directors to be held on the same day.


Looking Back at Nidec's Appearance at CES 2018

Blog posts   •   Feb 06, 2018 04:05 EST

Join Nidec on a video tour of our booth at CES 2018 and learn more about the recent industry trends and what the world's number one comprehensive motor manufacturer has in store for the future!


Nidec at CES 2018 - The world's largest motor maker is responding to the biggest industry trends

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2018 00:30 EST

Nidec, as the world’s largest comprehensive manufacturer of motors, showed a full display of technologies for a diverse field of applications at CES 2018. Motors are needed for every single technology that moves, meaning that Nidec felt perfectly at home during what was their third appearance at CES.


NEC and Nidec develop technology to control robots equipped with Intelligent Motors

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2018 00:50 EST

NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) and Nidec Corporation (Nidec; TSE: 6594; OTC US: NJDCY) announces the successful joint development of a technology that enables highly precise, real-time remote control of Intelligent Motors, motors incorporating microcomputers through a wireless network.


Nidec To Supply BLDC Motors for FIRST® Robotics Competition

Press Releases   •   Dec 08, 2017 01:46 EST

ST. LOUIS – In 2018, for the first time, high school students in FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competition will be allowed to use Dynamo Brushless DC (BLDC) motors that will be supplied by Nidec Motor Corporation.


Nidec and Groupe PSA to Sign Joint Venture Agreement for Automotive Electric Traction Motor

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2017 23:03 EST

Nidec Corporation and Groupe PSA, through Nidec Leroy-Somer Holding, intend to set up a joint venture dedicated to the design, development, manufacture and sale of electric traction motors. For this purpose, Nidec Leroy-Somer and Groupe PSA entered into a joint venture agreement on December 4, 2017.


Nidec Acquires driveXpert GmbH—a German Company Specialized in Design and Development of Hardware and Software for Automotive Electronic Control Units

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2017 19:54 EST

Nidec Corporation announces that it has acquired 100% of the shares of driveXpert GmbH, a company specialized in design and development of hardware and software for automotive Electronic Control Units (ECU), from its former shareholders on November 30, 2017. The deal will enable the combination of Nidec’s high-performance motors and driveXpert’s high precision ECUs.


“Nidec Moves Everything” – World’s biggest motor maker to show off its comprehensive line-up at CES 2018"

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2017 10:00 EST

● With the emergence of the drone & robotics industries, the demand for motors is set to increase significantly. ● Nidec wants to respond to this demand by showing its comprehensive range of motors along with numerous demonstrations and other unique experiences at CES 2018. ● Nidec will exhibit at the drone & robotics corner of CES 2018 in LVCC, South Hall 2, booth #25835.


Viet Nam Prime Minister's Visit to Nidec Head Office Featured on YouTube Channel of Prime Minister's Office of Japan

Press Releases   •   Oct 01, 2017 21:11 EDT

On June 8, 2017, Nidec's Head Office in Kyoto, Japan was graced with a visit from his excellency Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, prime minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam. During his visit, prime minister Phuc inspected one of the Nidec group’s factories after meeting with Nidec’s chairman, president & CEO Shigenobu Nagamori at the company’s administrative head office.


The 67th International Motor Show (IAA) Kicks Off in Frankfurt

Blog posts   •   Sep 18, 2017 01:50 EDT

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About Nidec

For Everything That Spins and Moves

​Nidec was established in Kyoto, Japan in 1973 by its Chairman, President and CEO Shigenobu Nagamori. In 1979, Nidec became the first company in the world to successfully commercialize a direct drive spindle motor for HDDs based on a brushless DC motor. Since then, the company has grown into a world-leading comprehensive motor manufacturer encompassing approximately 300 subsidiaries employing over 100,000 people throughout the world and with annual sales exceeding $10B. Nidec's motors, drives, generators and related products are found in a diverse range of applications including computers, smartphones, home appliances, automobiles, manufacturing plants, robots and more.


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