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USD 11.15 billion (FY 2017) (JPY 1199.3 billion) (FY 2017)

Net income

USD 1.04 billion (FY 2017) (JPY 111.7 billion) (FY 2017)

Number of employees

Nidec
Nidec
Corporation: 2,392 (as of March 31, 2017) Consolidated: 107,062 (as of March 31, 2017)

Website Official website

Footnotes / references [1]

Nidec
Nidec
Corporation (日本電産株式会社, Nihon Densan Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese manufacturer of electric motors. Their products are found in hard-disk drives, electric appliances, automobiles and commercial and manufacturing equipment. The company has the largest global market share for the tiny spindle motors that power hard-disk drives.[2][3] The two product groups with the largest sales are hard-disk drive motors and automotive products with 16% and 22% of sales, respectively.[1] As of 2017, the company has 296 subsidiaries companies located across Japan, Asia, Europe and the Americas.[4] Nidec
Nidec
is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange[5] and is a constituent of the TOPIX 100 stock market index. The company was number 42 on the 2005 edition of the Businessweek Infotech 100 list.[6] Also Nidec
Nidec
was featured on the 2014 Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies list.[7]

Contents

1 History 2 Nidec
Nidec
acquisitions 3 References 4 External links

History[edit]

Year Month Major Events

1973 July Shigenobu Nagamori, current Chairman of the board, President & CEO, established Nippon Densan Corporation (now Nidec
Nidec
Corporation) in Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto
Kyoto
with a capital of 20 million yen.

1974 October Opened a sales agent in the U.S.Relocated its Head Office to Omiya, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto.

1975 April Launched full-scale production of brushless DC motors.

1976 April Established Nidec
Nidec
America Corp, a locally-incorporated company.

1979 October Started production of spindle motors for 8-inch hard disk device.

1984 February Acquired the axial-flow fan business from American company Trin Corporation, and established the locally-incorporated company Nidec Torin Corporation in America.Started production of spindle motors for 3.5-inch hard disk device.

1988 October The company listed its stock on the second section of the Osaka Stock Exchange, and the Kyoto
Kyoto
Stock Exchange.

1990 August Established Nidec
Nidec
Electronics (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a locally-incorporated company.

1992 February Established Nidec
Nidec
(Dalian) Ltd., a locally-incorporated company in China.

1993 April Established Nidec
Nidec
Electronics GmbH, a locally-incorporated company in Germany.

1995 December Established Nidec
Nidec
Philippines Corp., a locally-incorporated company.

1997 December Established Nidec
Nidec
Tosok (Vietnam) Co., Ltd. through a joint investment with Tosok Corp.

1998 February Established P.T. Nidec
Nidec
Indonesia, a locally-incorporated company.[Sep]Listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Listed on the first section of the Osaka Stock Exchange.

1999 December Established Nidec
Nidec
Korea Corp., a locally-incorporated company.

2001 September Listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

2003 March The building for the Head Office and Central Technical Laboratory was completed in Minami-ku, Kyoto

2006 December Established Nidec
Nidec
Motors & Actuators by acquiring the motor and actuator business of Valeo S.A., a French company.

2010 January Nidec
Nidec
Techno Motor Holdings Corporation acquired the home appliance motor business of Appliances Components, an Italian home appliance manufacturer. Started Nidec
Nidec
Sole Motor Corporation S.R.L.[Dec]Established Nidec
Nidec
India Private Limited as its sales subsidiary in India.

2012 March Established SC Wado Component (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. as the first operating base in Cambodia.

Nidec
Nidec
acquisitions[edit]

Nidec
Nidec
ASI. In 2012 Nidec
Nidec
acquired Ansaldo Sistemi Industriali S.p.A. which became Nidec
Nidec
ASI.[8] Since 2012 Nidec ASI
Nidec ASI
has been involved in comprehensive drive technology. As a part of the Nidec
Nidec
Group, the core business of Nidec ASI
Nidec ASI
S.p.A includes energy, marine, metals, oil & Gas and general industry (cement, water treatment, rubber and plastic, materials handling, glass, ceramics, paper and ropeway). Since 2014, Giovanni Barra has been CEO of Nidec
Nidec
ASI[9] Nidec
Nidec
Leroy-Somer. In January 31, 2017, Nidec
Nidec
acquired Leroy-Somer from Emerson Electric
Emerson Electric
which became Nidec
Nidec
Leroy-Somer
Leroy-Somer
Holding.[10][11]

References[edit]

^ a b "Company Profile". Nidec. Retrieved December 4, 2017.  ^ " Nidec
Nidec
Corporation Company Profile". Hoovers. Retrieved February 2, 2015.  ^ " Nidec
Nidec
Corporation Snapshot". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved February 2, 2015.  ^ " Nidec
Nidec
Corporation CSR Report (2017)" (PDF). Nidec. Retrieved December 4, 2017.  ^ " Nidec
Nidec
Corporation Stock Data". Japan
Japan
Exchange Group. Archived from the original on February 3, 2015. Retrieved February 2, 2015.  ^ "The Future of Technology: The Big Trends Ahead and Our Ranking of the Top 100 Info Tech Companies". Bloomberg Businessweek. 2005. Retrieved February 2, 2015.  ^ "The World's Most Innovative Companies". Forbes. Retrieved February 2, 2015.  ^ Nidec ASI
Nidec ASI
official web site ^ "Nidec-Asi, il nuovo ad è Barra: Gemme vicepresidente". The Medi Telegraph. May 20, 2014. Retrieved April 15, 2016.  ^ " Nidec
Nidec
Completes Acquisition of Leroy-Somer". Emerson Electric. February 1, 2017. Retrieved July 25, 2017.  ^ Nidec
Nidec
Leroy-Somer
Leroy-Somer
Holding

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Nidec
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Nidec
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