Subjects: Engineering industry
Nidec Holds an Event to Announce Its Decision to Open New Factories and Launch of Business in Serbia
Nidec Corporation (TSE: 6594; OTC US: NJDCY) (the “Company” or “Nidec”) today announced that it has decided to open new factories in the city of Novi Sad in the Republic of Serbia (“Serbia”), and that it has held an event to announce the launch of business in the country.
Nidec Sells 100,000 E-Axles Globally
Nidec Corporation (TSE: 6594; OTC US: NJDCY) (“Nidec” or the “Company”) today announced that the global sales of E-Axles, the traction motor systems that the Company develops, produces, and sells, have reached 100,000 units and systems.
Nidec-Shimpo Launches AGV with Vision-Based Navigation System
Nidec-Shimpo announces the launch of a new addition to its S-CART brand of automated guided vehicles (AGV). The new AGV is outfitted with a vision-based navigation system that utilizes Visual SLAM technology developed by Canon Inc.
Nidec to acquire the Delta production line from Secop Austria
Nidec Corporation (TSE: 6594; OTC US: NJDCY) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with Secop Austria GmbH on March 31, 2020, by which Nidec will acquire the Delta production line from Secop through the Company’s sub-subsidiary Nidec Global Appliance Italy S.r.l. and its Austrian company.
Nidec Mobility and University of Waterloo Collaborate on Sensor for Detection of Unattended Infants, Toddlers or Pets in Cars
Nidec Mobility announces that the company is collaborating with University of Waterloo in Canada on the development of technology for improving the performance of in-vehicle radar sensors for detection of unattended children or animals.
German Bionic and Nidec-Shimpo Collaborate on Development of Miniaturized Actuator for Active Exoskeletons
German Bionic power suit prototype featuring Nidec-Shimpo’s super flat actuator to be showcased at exhibition in Tokyo (December 18-21)
Monthly Nidec Report - The next challenge for Nidec's small precision motor business
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.
OMRON Automotive Electronics Becomes Part of the Nidec Group
OMRON Automotive Electronics has become part of the Nidec group under the new name Nidec Mobility. Moving forward, the company will work closely with Nidec’s automotive motor business unit to develop new modules and systems that combine the motors, pumps, gears, etc. of the Nidec group with the electronic control units, and other electronic components, of Nidec Mobility.
Monthly Nidec Report - Nidec's recipe for successful mergers & acquisitions
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
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
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.
Nidec Completes Acquisition of Embraco, Whirlpool Corporation’s Compressor Business
Nidec Corporation announced today that the Company completed the acquisition of the compressor business (“Embraco”) of Whirlpool Corporation on July 2, 2019 (July 1, 2019 local time in Brazil) following the European Commission’s approval granted on June 26, 2019.
Monthly Nidec Report - One step closer to autonomous driving with Nidec's original sensing technology
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
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.
Nidec to Acquire OMRON Automotive Electronics Co. Ltd.
Nidec Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a resolution to acquire OMRON Automotive Electronics Co. Ltd. from OMRON Corporation. Through the Transaction, the Company will be able to create new module and systems products by combining Nidec's and OMRON Automotive Electronics’ products.
Nidec Expands Lineup of EV Traction Motor Systems and Unveils new Automotive Short Range Radar
As a next step in the company’s strategy of developing key components for electric vehicles, Nidec announces two new models of its fully integrated automotive traction motor system (E-Axle) and a new short range radar—the first in the world that, with a single antenna, doubles as a proximity sensor for automatic parking systems, obviating the need for separate ultrasonic sensors.
Monthly Nidec Report - How will Nidec respond to the growing markets surrounding robots?
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.
Nidec Announces In-Wheel Motor Prototype for Electric Vehicles
Following last year's reveal of Nidec's fully integrated traction motor system E-Axle and the announcement that the product will be adopted by the Aion S super e-car slated to appear on the Chinese market in May 2019, the company now presents a prototype of a new addition to its lineup of motors powering electric vehicles: a traction motor designed to be fitted inside the wheel hubs.
Nidec Completes Acquisition of DESCH Antriebstechnik GmbH & Co. KG and Its Group Companies
Nidec Corporation today announced that the Company has completed the acquisition of 70% ownership of DESCH Antriebstechnik GmbH & Co. KG and its group companies , privately owned German companies from its owners through Nidec-Shimpo GmbH, a Germany-based affiliate of Nidec’s subsidiary, Nidec-Shimpo Corporation.
Monthly Nidec Report - From Science Fiction to Reality: The Possibilities of the Intelligent Motor™
Computers and home appliances, automobiles, and industrial robots—devices powered by motors permeate our society. What if we equipped all of these motors with microcomputers that allow not only precise control of their performance but also inter-motor communication and collaboration? How would society change? This is the question that sparked the development process leading up to the creation o