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Nidec acquires automotive pump company Geräte- und Pumpenbau GmbH Dr. Eugen Schmidt

Electrical water pumps (EWP), electrical oil pumps (EOP)

“for everything that spins and moves”

by Gerhard Fasol

Nidec acquires German pump manufacturer Geräte- und Pumpenbau GmbH Dr. Eugen Schmidt via the subsidiary Nidec Motors & Actuators (Germany) GmbH (“NMA(G)”) on February 2, 2015.

Geräte- und Pumpenbau GmbH Dr. Eugen Schmidt and subsidiaries have been renamed:

  • Germany: NIDEC GPM GmbH
  • Brazil: NIDEC GPM do Brasil Automotiva Ltda.
  • China: NIDEC GPM Automotive Pumps (Suzhou) Co. Ltd.
  • USA: NIDEC GPM North America Corporation

Geräte- und Pumpenbau GmbH Dr. Eugen Schmidt (GPM)

Geräte- und Pumpenbau GmbH Dr. Eugen Schmidt (GPM) develops, manufactures and sells electrical water pumps (EWP), electrical oil pumps (EOP), and modules for passenger cars and commercial vehicles.

Geräte- und Pumpenbau GmbH Dr. Eugen Schmidt has 1002 employees as of December 31, 2014.

NIDEC (日本電産株式会社)>

Founded in 1944 in Kyoto by Nagamori Shigenobu, and produces motors, machinery, optical parts, camera shutters and other electro-mechanical equipment.

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Nidec acquires Ansaldo Sistemi Industriali S.p.A

Reorganized as Nidec ASI

Nidec: “for everything that spins and moves”

Nidec acquires Ansaldo Sistemi Industriali S.p.A. from HVEASI Holding BV, affiliated with Patriarch Partners LLC. The acquisition was completed in May 2012.

Ansaldo Sistemi Industriali S.p.A (ASI) renamed: “Nidec ASI S.p.A.” and set up a Japan subsidiary Nidec ASI Japan Corporation to develop Nidec ASI’s business in Japan and South Korea.

Ansaldo Sistemi Industriali S.p.A.

Ansaldo Sistemi Industriali S.p.A. was founded in 1853 in Milano (Italy). Ansaldo Sistemi Industriali S.p.A. has about 1217 employees.

Sales in Fiscal Year 2011 were € 292 million.
Assets as of Dec 31, 2011 were € 469.1 million, fixed assets were € 56 million.

Businesses are:

  • Motors, Generators and Drives Business
  • generators
  • Industrial Systems and Automation Business
  • Services (Maintenance) Business

nidec (日本電産株式会社)

Nidec was founded on 23 July 1973 in Kyoto by Nagamori Shigenobu, and produces motors, machinery, optical parts, camera shutters and other electro-mechanical equipment.

Read our report on Japan’s electronics industry sector to learn more about NIDEC and its place in Japan’s electronics industry sector:

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