Nidec Global Appliance has announced that it has strengthened its position as an integrated organisation after completing the acquisition of Embraco.
The addition of Embraco refrigeration solutions to the division's existing portfolio, comprising appliance motors for machines, dryers, and dishwashers, is in line with the Nidec brand.
As one of Nidec Corporation’s growth platforms, the division is amplifying its global presence and innovation capabilities, as well as building up a solid base in the Americas, the company said.
Chief executive of Nidec Global Appliance, Valter Taranzano, said, "The attributes of Nidec Global Appliance brands results in a complete and high-quality portfolio of solutions for household and commercial appliances, thus improving a customer-centric approach and market presence, while leveraging productivity through synergies and exchange of good practices among the factories."
Presently, the division comprises 11 manufacturing plants, 6 research and development centres, 3 sales offices and 1 global business support centre spread across eight countries in the world.
These include Brazil, the USA, Mexico, Slovakia, China, Russia, Romania, and Italy.
Nidec Global Appliance employs are 14,000 people and has an annual combined production volume of motors and compressors.
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