The Nidec Group was founded in Kyoto, Japan in 1973. It specializes in the development, manufacture and sale of small precision engines, car engines, home appliances, commercial and industrial engines, machine engines, electronic and optical components and other related products. Nidec has become a global leader in a short period of 40 years and today is the No. 1 engine manufacturer that handles "everything that rotates and moves".
The portfolio of Nidec Group of companies includes Nidec Control Techniques and Nidec Leroy-Somer, leading companies specializing in AC & DC drives, servo, generators and drive systems.
Control Techniques was founded in 1973 in Wales, UK and specializes in the construction of propulsion systems for industrial applications such as AC & DC drives and servo. In its 45 Automation Centers worldwide, it provides new features and greater control to its customers, providing continuous improvement of their systems, with reliability and energy efficiency in each application.
Since 2017, it belongs to the global Nidec Group of companies, which operates in more than 40 countries, with 300 companies employing over 110,000 people. In 2015, Elergon added Control Techniques to its potential, aiming to specialize in the products it offers and to cover even the most demanding applications.
The French company Leroy-Somer was founded in 1919 with the main field of activity being the construction of generators and propulsion systems.
As a member of NIDEC, Leroy-Somer has developed a long-term development strategy, supported by the resources and synergies offered by a large international Group. It has 39 factories in Europe and 470 subsidiaries and sales centers around the world, with a presence in more than 50 different countries.
Since 2015, Elergon is the official representative of the company in Greece, offering reliable, innovative solutions for a wide range of applications, in all types of industry.