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Nidec Introduces New Comprehensive Line of Motors, Drives and Automation for the Iron and Steel Industry

ST. LOUIS – May 8, 2017 Nidec, the most fully integrated supplier of motors, drives and automated systems, is pleased to be exhibiting a new, broad range of solutions for the metal manufacturing and finishing industry at the 2017 Association of Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) show, May 8-11.

Nidec will feature global experts in automation of iron and steel machinery and mills in the booth. With equipment in over 1000 mills around the globe the company’s expanded offerings now enable iron and steel manufacturers to tap one electrical supplier for low and medium voltage motors and drives, a complete encoder product line, Level 2 automation/machine control and power quality solutions.

As one example of Nidec’s comprehensive solutions, the newly acquired line of Control Techniques variable frequency drives and the recently upgraded U.S. MOTORS® brand ACCU-Torq® motor integrated with Nidec Avtron encoders will be on display in Nidec’s booth (#1815) at the show.

With decades of experience in steel applications, Nidec is a single source supplier who can provide proven and cost effective solutions built for any situation, from mining the ore to secondary processing, and from pump and fan drives to level 2 automation.

Nidec’s industry influence has expanded dramatically in recent years as the company brought together innovators such as Ansaldo Sistemi Industriali S.p.A and Avtron Industrial Automation. Its recent acquisition of Control Techniques and Leroy-Somer broadened its product portfolio to include IEC motors, low-voltage drives and increased automation capabilities. The superior variable frequency drives (VFD) technologies engrained in Control Techniques provides customers the option of a variable speed solution.

Today Nidec comprises more than 300 companies and 140,000 employees ready to help the metal industry solve the most complex challenges.

More information can be found at: http://www.nidec-motor.com/AIST2017

About Nidec

Nidec is a global corporation comprised of over 300 group companies with highly reputed engineering capabilities in motor-related fields. Nidec Group specializes and handles motor application products based on “everything that spins and moves,” from small precision to supersized motors and drives.