Tag / Monthly Nidec Report
Blog posts • Jan 22, 2020 00:00 EST
The need to save labor and boost productivity in Japan's agricultural sector has become an urgent issue due to the aging and decreasing farming population. Set against this backdrop, Yamaha Motor's agricultural spraying drone launched in March 2019 is gathering attention as a possible solution. Read about the development of the motor that drives the propellers of the drone.
Blog posts • Nov 29, 2019 01:00 EST
With a global market share of 85%, Nidec's HDD motors are one of the core products that have laid the foundation of the company group. Now, as "five big waves" are approaching, the company is poised to leverage the proprietary technology and know-how it has built up over the years in this field in order to catch the new waves and grow the company further.
Blog posts • Oct 30, 2019 02:01 EDT
The work-style reform initiative launched by the Japanese government is gaining traction in industrial circles. For Nidec, a company that used to be known for long hours and a gung-ho attitude, the shift toward a more efficient way of working started about three years ago. In order to win in the global competition, the company has set out to achieve "double productivity and zero overtime" by 2020.
Blog posts • Sep 27, 2019 02:00 EDT
Nidec is known for making active use of mergers & acquisitions (M&A) as a part of its management strategy. In this installment, Takamitsu Araki, senior vice president and general manager of Nidec's corporate strategy office, explains the company's M&A strategy and recipe for successful acquisitions.
Blog posts • Aug 21, 2019 03:00 EDT
Nidec's contribution to sustainability has traditionally been in the shape of efficient motors that reduce energy consumption, but for some time we have been stepping up our efforts to contribute through energy creation as well. In this installment, we take a look at Nidec ASI's strategy as told by Franck Girard, the Chairman & Managing Director of Nidec ASI - France.
Blog posts • Jul 09, 2019 01:45 EDT
Announced in 2014, the revolutionary power wheelchair "WHILL" stands out for its sophisticated design and ease of use. More than just a wheelchair, it is truly worthy of being called a "next-gen personal mobility device." The latest model, announced in April 2017, is lighter, more compact and even easier to use, in part due to a custom-developed Nidec motor.
Monthly Nidec Report - One step closer to autonomous driving with Nidec's original sensing technology
Blog posts • Jun 03, 2019 03:00 EDT
The eyes of the world are focused on autonomous driving as companies around the globe push to develop technologies that contribute to a safer motorized society. One of these technologies, the world's smallest ADAS sensing unit of its kind that integrates a monocular camera and a millimeter wave radar, was announced by the Nidec group in September 2017.
Blog posts • May 09, 2019 03:00 EDT
As the electrification of automobiles rapidly progresses, Nidec is strengthening its presence in the industry. Recently, the company made its entry into the market for automotive traction motors—a key component at the core of fully electric (EV) and plug-in-hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV)—with the E-Axle.
Blog posts • Apr 01, 2019 03:00 EDT
Robots, no longer confined to factories, are becoming more and more common both in the service industry and in various household applications. As a result, the demand for motors, and the gears that accompany them, is growing rapidly. The Nidec company Nidec-Shimpo has taken this opportunity to tap into new markets like high-performance speed reducer gears for robots, and automated guided vehicles.
Blog posts • Mar 01, 2019 03:00 EST
Blog posts • Feb 01, 2019 03:00 EST
The new president of Nidec, appointed in June 2018, talks about his leadership vision, plans for the future and what he has learned through his diverse career that started at a general trading company.