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Nidec Corporation (日本電産株式会社 Nihon Densan Kabushikigaisha) is a Japanese manufacturer of electric motors. Their products are found in hard-disk drives, household electric appliances, commercial and manufacturing equipment.[1] The two product groups with the largest sales are hard-disk drive motors (30% of sales) and electrical and optical components (21.5%). The paid-in capital is 66,248,341,486 Japanese yen.[2] The company has its headquarters in Minami-ku, Kyoto, and plants in Nagaokakyō,[3] Thailand, the People's Republic of China, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam.[4] Nidec was Number 42 on the Business Week IT 100.[5]

Nidec is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange with number 65940.[6] It is indexed in the Topix Large 70 and other indexes.[7]


  1. ^ NIDEC - CEO Message Retrieved on January 10, 2009
  2. ^ NIDEC - Corporate Directory Retrieved on January 10, 2009
  3. ^ NIDEC - History (2003-) Retrieved on January 10, 2009
  4. ^ NIDEC - Nidec Network (Production) Retrieved on January 10, 2009
  5. ^ The Future of Technology and the IT 100: Technology's leading companies in 2005 Retrieved on January 10, 2009
  6. ^ Tokyo Stock Exchange (Company Search for Nidec). Retrieved on January 10, 2009.
  7. ^ TOPIXニューインデックスシリーズ及び東証規模別株価指数の構成銘柄(平成20年10月末) (Tokyo Stock Exchange) Retrieved on January 10, 2009

External links

  • Nidec Corporation Company web site.
  • Nidec America Corporation

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