Nidec, No. 1

Nidec holds the No. 1 position in the global brushless DC motor market
Contribution to global markets with comprehensive resources including research & development, manufacturing, and sales

Nidec holds the No. 1 position in the global brushless DC motor market. In particular, the company has shipped many world No. 1 products. For example, it has an 80% share of the global HDD spindle motor market. The force driving Nidec to secure and maintain the world's No. 1 position is its comprehensive resources including research & development, manufacturing, sales, and corporate management. Many Nidec employees are professionals who have broad experience and knowledge in their respective fields including engineering, manufacturing, raw materials, and components, as well as in the sciences including electromagnetism, tribology, thermal & fluid, and vibration & acoustic. While it is believed that motors consume more than 50% of power used worldwide, Nidec is making significant contributions to energy savings by developing and manufacturing highly efficient, functional motors.

Nidec's Market Share of Brushless Motors

Nidec is the world's No. 1 manufacturer distributing "Brushless motors."

* Market share in 2012 (on a quantity basis)

* Global market share of brushless motors on the basis of distributed quantities - Source: "Small Precision Motor Market, Overall Research on the Actual Situation 2013", Fuji-Keizai Group

Introduction to the World's No. 1 Products by Market Share

Nidec Group has a number of products that are global market leaders.
Product Handled by
HDD motors
HDD motors
Used for HDDs, data storage devices.
Nidec
Fan motors for game machines
Fan motors for game machines
Used to exhaust heat generated during operation.
Nidec
Projector motors
Projector motors
Used to drive color filters.
Nidec
Optical disk drive (ODD) motors
Optical disk drive (ODD) motors
Used to rotate DVDs or Blu-ray disks.
Nidec
Nidec Seimitsu
Blu-ray aberration correction motors
Blu-ray aberration correction motors
Used to correct laser beam aberrations.
Nidec Copal
Inverter & air-conditioner motors
Inverter & air-conditioner motors
Used in indoor units and outdoor units.
Nidec Techno Motor
Ice makers
Ice makers
Units to make ice in home refrigerators
Nidec Servo
Bidet-toilet fan motors
Bidet-toilet fan motors
Used to control air for drying and deodorizing.
Nidec
IH pressure rice cooker fan motors
IH pressure rice cooker fan motors
Used to control steam to cook delicious rice.
Nidec
Main motors for office equipment
Main motors for office equipment
Used to rotate printing drums of copiers, etc.
Nidec
Polygon laser scanners
Polygon laser scanners
The motor reflects laser beams in a copier, etc. and transfers them to a photoconductive drum.
Nidec Copal Electronics
ATM card readers
ATM card readers
Used to read ATM card data.
Nidec Sankyo
Semiconductor package inspection systems
Semiconductor package inspection systems
Used for the final quality inspection of semiconductor packages.
Nidec-Read
LCD panel handling robots
LCD panel handling robots
Handling robots used in LCD panel factories.
Nidec Sankyo
Compressor automatic centering machines
Compressor automatic centering machines
The complete assembly system of air-conditioner compressors.
Nidec Tosok
Mobile phone and smartphone vibration motors
Mobile phone and smartphone vibration motors
Vibration motors used in mobile phones, smartphones, etc.
Nidec Copal
Nidec Seimitsu
Electric potter's wheels
Electric potter's wheels
Potter's wheels widely used in Japan and other countries.
Nidec-Shimpo
Electric power steering motors
Electric power steering motors
Motors used to electrically assist the steering force of vehicles.
Nidec
Music boxes
Music boxes
Nidec Sankyo