Corporate Bio


The aim of NIDEC-SHIMPO CORPORATION is to contribute to the development of our society and welfare of the global general public. We accomplish this ambitious goal through the development and production of the highest quality products at an exceptional value to our customers.

Our commitment to the trinity of technology, skillfulness, and attention to detail is a unifying theme across our entire organization.

Find are offices and factory location, business activities, annual sales and other basic corporate information below.

 Nidec manufacturing facility


  • October 31, 1946 (SHIMPO began power transmission business on April 7, 1952)


Major Business Activities

  • Manufacturer & Sales of variable speed drive & Speed Reducers
  • Manufacturer & Sales of Factory Automation Systems
  • Manufacturer & Sales of ceramic equipment
  • Manufacturer & Sales of Electronic Instruments & Related Equipment
  • Manufacturer & Sales of DC Brushless Motors
  • Manufacturer & Sales of Press Machines & Feed attachments
  • Production & Sales of Dies
  • Manufacturer & Sales of Other Machinery & Tools
  • Sales of Applied Technology, Engineering, and Maintenance Related to the Above
  • Other Business Related to the Above


Paid-in Capital

  • 3.796 billion yen (As of September, 2019)


Number of Employees

  • 3,537 (As of March, 2020, consolidated)


Annual Sales

  • 71.8 billion yen (Fiscal year ending March, 2020, consolidated)


Offices & Factories

  • Corporate Headquarters and Main Plant: Kyoto
  • Regional Offices: Tokyo, Nagoya, Kansai Sales Offices: Kanazawa, Fukuoka


Overseas Affiliated Company

  • NIDEC-SHIMPO (Shanghai) Int’l Trading Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China)
  • NIDEC-SHIMPO (Zhe Jiang) Corporation (Pinghu, China)
  • NIDEC-SHIMPO (H.K.) Co., Ltd. (Hong Kong, China)
  • NIDEC-SHIMPO (Taiwan) Corporation (Taichung City, Taiwan)
  • NIDEC-SHIMPO India Sales and Trading Private Limited (Bangalore, India)
  • NIDEC-SHIMPO Korea Corporation (Seoul, Korea)
  • NIDEC-SHIMPO Do Brasil Participações Ltda (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
  • NIDEC-KYORI Machinery (Zhejiang) Corporation (Pinghu, China)
  • NIDEC-KYORI (Shanghai) Machinery Corporation (Shanghai, China)
  • NIDEC MINSTER Corporation (Ohio, USA)
  • NIDEC Arisa S.L.U. (Navarrete, Spain)
  • NIDEC VAMCO (Pittsburgh, USA)
  • NIDEC Graessner GmbH & Co.KG (Dettenhausen, Germany)
  • NIDEC SYS GmbH (Grafenau, Germany)
  • DESCH Antriebstechnik GmbH Co. KG (Arnsberg, Germany)


Board of Directors and Officers

  • Chairman: Shigenobu Nagamori
  • President & CEO: Tatsuya Nishimoto
  • Member of the Board Vice President & Chief Financial Officer: Nobuya Tatebayashi
  • Director: Yoshihisa Kitao
  • Corporate Auditor: Kazuya Murakami
  • First Senior Vice President: Hitoshi Inoue
  • Senior Vice President: Isami Yamaguchi
  • Senior Vice President: Jyoji Tsujita
  • Senior Vice President: Masami Nagai
  • Senior Vice President: Kazunori Konishi
  • Vice President: Yuji Maeguchi
  • Vice President: Donghui Chen
  • Vice President: Ohko Suzuki
  • Vice President: Takeshi Motohashi
  • Vice President: Yuki Shibata