Company headquarters and Central Technical Laboratory
TOPIX 100 Component
|Founded||July 23, 1973|
|Headquarters||338 Kuzetonoshiro-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8205, Japan|
(Chairman, President and CEO)
|Revenue||JPY 875.1 billion) (FY 2013)|
USD 546 million (FY 2013)(JPY 56.27 billion) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
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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.
As of 2015, the company has 230 subsidiaries companies located across Japan, Asia, Europe and the Americas. Nidec is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the TOPIX 100 stock market index.
The acquisitions of Nidec
- Nidec ASI. In 2012 Nidec acquired Ansaldo Sistemi Industriali S.p.A. which becomes Nidec ASI. Since 2012 Nidec ASI is involved in comprehensive drive technology. As a part of Nidec Group, Nidec ASI S.p.A core business 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 is CEO of Nidec ASI
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