History

2012 NIDEC-SHIMPO acquires MINSTER in Ohio – NIDEC MINSTER CORPORATION
2011 NIDEC-SHIMPO opens Americas ABLE Assembly Center
2011 NIDEC-SHIMPO opens office in Monterey, Mexico
2011 NIDEC-SHIMPO opens office in Queretaro, Mexico
2011 NIDEC-SHIMPO opens office in Sao Paulo, Brasil
2004 New factory NIDEC-SHIMPO (ZHEJIANG) Corporation was established
2004 Wholly owned by NIDEC CORPORATION
2004 New Able Speed Reducer adopting helical gear was released
1998 NIDEC-SHIMPO achieved ISO9001(JQA-1739) Corporate name was changed to NIDEC-SHIMPO CORPORATION
1994 Speed reducer for Servo Motor, Able speed reducer (VR series) was released
1987 Released Digital Force Gauge line
1984 Developed first dynamic Tension Digital Meter
1983 Received Scientific Technology Administrator Recommendation Award
1982 Received Innovation Achievement Award
1974 SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION was established in Chicago
1974 Introduction of first Handheld Digital Tachometer
1972 Received Deming Prize for company quality control (TQC)
1969 Electronic automatic control equipment (for Variable Speed Drive), Autolater was released
1965 Received Japan Mechanical Society Award
1965 Received Japan Invention Award
1959 Received Japan Invention Award
1958 Potter’s wheel RK-1 was released
1955 Ringcone variable speed drive RC type was released
1952 SHIMPO INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION was established