NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION: U.S. subsidiary of NIDEC-SHIMPO CORPORATION. Located in Glendale Heights, Illinois, NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION is comprised of three product groups: NIDEC-SHIMPO INSTRUMENTS, NIDEC-SHIMPO DRIVES and NIDEC-SHIMPO CERAMICS.
NIDEC CORPORATION: With annual sales exceeding $8 Billion for the fiscal year 2011, the NIDEC CORPORATION has become the world’s dominant provider of small precision, mid-size motors and related drive technologies. Founded in 1973 by current Chairman of the Board and CEO, Shigenobu Nagamori, the NIDEC CORPORATION has built a portfolio of motor variety that is far reaching and impacts all of us during our daily routine. Regardless if its hard disk drive motors, fan motors for appliances, or automotive related, NIDEC CORPORATION provides the motor and drive technology that help keep our world moving forward.
NIDEC-SHIMPO: A leading supplier of drive technology and precision power transmission solutions to the industrial marketplace. Created in 1952, SHIMPO located its corporate headquarters and main production facility in Kyoto, Japan. With traditional roots that began imbedded in the development of mechanical variable speed power-trains, SHIMPO grew into a more diverse manufacturer of high precision and heavy duty power transmission products.