About Nidec Corporation
Nidec Corporation (NYSE:NJ) (Tokyo/Osaka:6594) is a global leader in electric motor drive technology. For the fiscal six months ended September 30, 2010, "Small Precision Motors" and "General Motors*" combined represented 64.3% of the total sales; "Electronic and Optical Components," "Machinery" and "Others" products comprised the remainder. Nidec was founded in Kyoto, Japan in 1973 by Shigenobu Nagamori, its current President and CEO.
* The product group previously classified as "Mid-size Motors" has been renamed "General Motors," reflecting the inclusion of large-size motor lines of U.S. Emerson's Motors & Controls operations (acquisition transaction completed on September 30, 2010, EDT).
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CONTACT: Nidec Corporation Investor Relations Masahiro Nagayasu, General Manager +81-75-935-6140 firstname.lastname@example.org