Press Releases

Power Transmission Press Releases

NIDEC Completes Acquisition of MS-Graessner GmbH & Co. KG and Its Group Companies

NIDEC CORPORATION – September 3, 2018
NIDEC CORPORATION today announced that the Company has acquired 100% ownership of MS-Graessner GmbH & Co. KG and its group companies (collectively “Graessner”)…


NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA moves into their new location in Glendale Heights, Illinois

Glendale Heights, Illinois June 1, 2017
We are proud to announce that NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA has moved into their new location in Glendale Heights, Illinois!


Setting the Industry Standard for Washdown Applications

Itasca, Illinois January 1, 2016
NIDEC-SHIMPO is a global diversified manufacturer of motion control and power transmission solutions…


The Ultimate Space Saving Right Angle Gearbox

Itasca, Illinois January 1, 2015
NIDEC-SHIMPO has established itself as a leading supplier of drive technology and precision power transmission…


New Motion Analyzer Web Tool Helps Machine Builders Design Motion Control Systems, Reduce Time-to-Market

Itasca, Illinois December 1, 2014
Rockwell Automation has rebuilt their Motion Analyzer software as a Web tool…


NIDEC-SHIMPO’s EJ Series Precision Worm Gearboxes

Itasca, Illinois July 27, 2014
NIDEC-SHIMPO has been at the forefront of developing gear technology to fill the requirements of our customer base…


Release of our new High Precision Gear Technology Catalog

Itasca, Illinois April 25, 2014
NIDEC-SHIMPO has updated and released a comprehensive catalog covering its full product range of servo motor…


Expansion of Production Capabilities at Itasca, IL facility

Itasca, Illinois January 6, 2014
NIDEC-SHIMPO has recently expanded its assembly capabilities at its Kit Build Center, located in Itasca, IL. The Itasca…


Dissolution of SHIMPO DRIVES, INC.

NIDEC-SHIMPO CORPORATION – Effective August 31, 2013
We will officially dissolve the separate company “SHIMPO DRIVES, INC.” which had been a subsidiary of NIDEC-SHIMPO…


Planetary Reducer with Exceptional Positional Accuracy

Itasca, Illinois September 16, 2013
SHIMPO DRIVES is proud to announce the release of its new VRT series. The VRT series sets a new standard for servo…


Now Assembling Food and Washdown Duty Gearbox options in Itasca, IL Build Center

Itasca, Illinois July 31, 2013
As the global marketplace becomes increasingly competitive, NIDEC-SHIMPO continues to raise the bar in terms…

Ceramics Equipment Press Releases

New 4 IN 1 Extruder Die Set

NIDEC-SHIMPO CORPORATION – January 04, 2019
NIDEC- SHIMPO’S newest product is the 4 IN 1 Extruder Die Set which comes with 9 dies and 1 block out die! Use the…


SHIMPO Transitions to the NIDEC Brand

NIDEC-SHIMPO CORPORATION – January 1, 2018
NIDEC acquired SHIMPO in the mid-1990’s. Our business gained more expertise in motor design and we were…


NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA moves into their new location in Glendale Heights, Illinois

Glendale Heights, Illinois June 1, 2017
We are proud to announce that NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA has moved into their new location in Glendale Heights, Illinois!


NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION now Serving/Supporting Europe Master Dealer Network

NIDEC-SHIMPO CORPORATION – February 01, 2016
NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION has acquired the European sales territory from NIDEC- SHIMPO JAPAN…


Expansion of Production Capabilities at Itasca, IL facility

Itasca, Illinois January 6, 2014
NIDEC-SHIMPO has recently expanded its assembly capabilities at its Kit Build Center, located in Itasca, IL. The Itasca…


New Mini Slab Roller

NIDEC-SHIMPO CORPORATION – January 5, 2013
SHIMPO Ceramics New Mini Slab Roller features a two-roller system with hand-lever and thickness indicator that…