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Logo of the company
Front of one of the plants in Angoulême, Poitou-Charentes

Leroy-Somer is a French company based in Angoulême, Charente which manufactures mainly electric motors. It was established in 1919 by Marcellin Leroy.

The firm has now expanded in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, China and India, with almost 10,000 employees.

Since January 31, 2017, Leroy-Somer has became a part of the Japanese Nidec Group.[1]


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