Associations & Partnerships

NIDEC-SHIMPO is active in a number of trade associations and engages in a number of strategic partnerships. We align our company with these organizations for the following reasons;

  1. To further the advancement of technology in related industries
  2. To improve the value delivered through our distribution channels to our customers

NIDEC-SHIMPO will continue to expand our partnerships and align our support network with the most dependable and high-performance motor manufacturers in various corners of the world. We are committed to this continuous improvement effort, in order to provide more value to our machine builder customers as they compete in the global market place.


The Motion Control & Motor Association is a global not-for-profit trade group dedicated to promoting the understanding and use of motion control technologies and developing business opportunities for mechanical and electronic (mechatronics) motion control companies.

Founded in 1974, RIA is the only trade group in North America organized specifically to serve the robotics industry. Member companies include leading robot manufacturers, users, system integrators, component suppliers, research groups, and consulting firms.



NIDEC Group Alliance

nidec_motor_logoNIDEC-MOTOR (former U.S. Motor Group)
The NIDEC Group acquired the former U.S. Motor Group in 2011. Since the acquisition, SHIMPO has partnered together with the U.S. Motor Group in different regions throughout the globe to add to the portfolio of power transmission products that their distribution channel has access to.
Servo Motor Manufacturers
Although our servo grade products are compatibility with all brands of motors, NIDEC-SHIMPO has aligned itself with different motor manufacturers in order to improve distribution and channel coordination. This is done to maximize the value and support we provide to our OEM customers with a global footprint.

NIDEC-SHIMPO’s mutual partnerships with different servo motor manufacturers extend into different regions throughout the globe and often vary depending on the local market. Here are some of the servo motor manufacturers that NIDEC-SHIMPO has aligned itself in different regions throughout the globe.


rockwell_encompass_logoRockwell Automation
To be the best in your industry, you need to align yourself with companies that are the best in their industries. Through the Rockwell Automation Encompass Partner Program, NIDEC-SHIMPO is better positioned to solve difficult manufacturing challenges presented to us by the market.




Mitsubishi Electric Automation






Sanyo Denki