Emerson Industrial Automation is part of Emerson, a global leader in HVAC, and we are well placed to help building owners, consultants, contractors and OEMs to maximize equipment efficiency and to keep pace with legislation and technology. HVAC is responsible for more than 30% of all electricity consumed in industrial and commercial sectors, with the motors that drive compressors, pumps and fans accounting for more than 98% of that energy. Variable Speed Drives when applied to these motors can provide energy savings of up to 60% while also enhancing system operation and comfort.
Nidec Completes Acquisition of Control Techniques and Leroy-Somer
February 1st 2017 - Nidec Corporation (TSE: 6594) (OTC US: NJDCY) (the “Company” or “Nidec”) announced today
that the Company completed the pre-announced acquisition of the motors, drives and electric power generation businesses (the “Acquired Business”) of Emerson Electric Co. (“Emerson”) (the “Transaction”) on February 1, 2017, Japan time, except for acquisitions in certain jurisdictions.
As a result of the Transaction, the Acquired Business, consisting of the companies listed below, became Nidec’s subsidiaries. The remaining acquisitions, including Leroy Somer. Electro-Technique (Fuzhou) Co., Ltd., are scheduled to be completed by September 30, 2017.
1. Outline of the New Subsidiaries
CountryCurrent Company Name Planned New Company Name
France Leroy-Somer Holding Nidec Leroy-Somer Holding
UK Control Techniques Limited Nidec Control Techniques Limited
USA Emerson Industrial Automation USA Nidec Industrial Automation USA
2. Purpose of the Transaction and Future Operation Policy
Nidec has been actively developing a new growth platform with particular focus on industrial and commercial businesses. In line with this strategy, the Transaction enables Nidec to further enhance and expand its industrial and commercial businesses to flexibly fulfill evolving customer need.
The Acquired Business has a strong brand, solid business foundation and excellent customer base, particularly in Europe and North America. Nidec expects to accelerate the Acquired Business’s growth with expected synergies including 1) complementary product fit with full lineup in industrial products and geographic fit and 2) enhancement of proposal to customers by combining
the Acquired Business’s drives with Nidec’s existing products.
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