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Monthly Nidec Report - Nidec's CSR

Monthly Nidec Report - Nidec's CSR

Blog posts   •   Mar 02, 2020 01:00 EST

Monthly Nidec Report - Changing agriculture with drones

Monthly Nidec Report - Changing agriculture with drones

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.

Monthly Nidec Report - The next challenge for Nidec's small precision motor business

Monthly Nidec Report - The next challenge for Nidec's small precision motor business

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.

Monthly Nidec Report - Eliminating overtime to win in the global competition

Monthly Nidec Report - Eliminating overtime to win in the global competition

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.

Monthly Nidec Report - Nidec's recipe for successful mergers & acquisitions

Monthly Nidec Report - Nidec's recipe for successful mergers & acquisitions

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.

Monthly Nidec Report - Towards a decarbonized society

Monthly Nidec Report - Towards a decarbonized society

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.

Monthly Nidec Report - Motors for innovative personal mobility solutions

Monthly Nidec Report - Motors for innovative personal mobility solutions

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

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.

Monthly Nidec Report - The heart of the electric vehicle

Monthly Nidec Report - The heart of the electric vehicle

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.

Monthly Nidec Report - How will Nidec respond to the growing markets surrounding robots?

Monthly Nidec Report - How will Nidec respond to the growing markets surrounding robots?

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.

Monthly Nidec Report - From Science Fiction to Reality: The Possibilities of the Intelligent Motor™
Monthly Nidec Report - Hiroyuki Yoshimoto (President and COO)

Monthly Nidec Report - Hiroyuki Yoshimoto (President and COO)

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.