Research And Development Bases

Aiming to be the world's No.1 manufacturer of comprehensive drive technology, Nidec runs research and development bases in order to contribute to a wide range of industrial sectors through global collaboration. Nidec staff at the Research Laboratory and Technical Centers are engaged in motor R&D to benefit society.

Central Technical Laboratory

This is a specialized organization that supports the HDD spindle motor business, the core business behind our growth, and that exploits expansion of applied technologies of FDBs (Fluid Dynamic Bearings).

Research And Development Center

This laboratory has bases in Japan (Kawasaki City), Singapore and Taiwan to enhance and fortify our basic research activities as well as expand the field of applied studies.

Shiga Technical Center

Nidec develops a wide range of motors for home appliances, industrial use and automobiles, including ODD motors for CD/DVD/BD, and fan motors for office equipment.

Nagano Technical Center

Along with Central Technical Laboratory, this center is responsible for carrying out development of HDD spindle motors, one of our core products.

Dalian Technical Center

While maintaining a close relationship with the Shiga Technical Center, the Center leads our efforts to develop new Chinese markets by maximizing its advantage of being near the production base.