Manufactures small-scale spindle motors for hard disk drives and other electronic devices
NIDEC CORP. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of electric motor drives and related components.
It operates in the following divisions: Small Precision Motors, General Motors, Machinery, Electronic and Optical Components, and Other.
The Small Precision Motors division includes spindle motors for hard disk drives, brushless direct-current motors and fans for optical disk drives, computers, and game machines, and other small precision motors for mobile phones and other products.
The General Motors division consists of motors for automobiles, electric household appliances, and industrial equipment.
The Machinery division comprises of test systems, measuring devices, power transmission equipment, factory automation systems, card readers, and industrial robots.
The Electronic and Optical Components division offers camera shutters, lens units, switches, trimmer potentiometers, motor-driven actuator units, and precision plastic mold products.
The Other division provides auto parts, pivot assemblies, and other services.
The company was founded by Shigenobu Nagamori on July 23, 1973 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan