Company headquarters and Central Technical Laboratory
|Traded as||TYO: 6594
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
|Footnotes / references
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.
The two product groups with the largest sales are hard-disk drive motors and electrical and optical components with 21.5% and 30% of sales, respectively.
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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- Nidec ASI official web site
- Nidec-Asi, il nuovo CEO è Barra
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