Motor and power generation companies acquired

Nidec Corporation has completed the acquisition of Leroy-Somer and Control Techniques, Emerson Electric's motors, drives, and electric power generation businesses.
By Nidec Corporation February 17, 2017

Nidec Corporation has completed the acquisition of Leroy-Somer and Control Techniques, Emerson Electric’s motors, drives, and electric power generation businesses. The acquisitions are intended to broaden Nidec’s motor offering and product lineup, including variable speed drives and a complete range of generators, and expand its global presence. These businesses, which employ approximately 9,500 people in 42 countries, will be part of Nidec’s Appliance, Commercial and Industrial Motor (ACIM) business unit. Through this acquisition, Nidec is planning on strengthening its ability to serve power generation, pumping, air moving, automation equipment, and other applications with an expanded line of IEC motors, variable speed drives (VSDs), and integrated motor and drive packages.

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– Edited from a Nidec press release by CFE Media. See more Control Engineering motor and drive stories.