Founded 97 years ago, Nippon Oil Pump leads the Japanese market for the design, development and manufacture of trochoid pumps, water pumps, and hydraulic motors and has worldwide leadership positions in the trochoid pump segment. Its products are used principally to circulate oil in machine tools, for the purposes of lubrication and cooling. The group has strong competitive advantages, including:
The group’s development is based on markets offering significant long-term growth, such as the continued industrialization of emerging markets and the modernization of machine tool fleets to keep pace with constant innovation.
Wendel’s investment in NOP is its first direct investment in Japan since opening an office there in 2008. Although small, the size of this investment corresponds to Wendel’s strategy in Japan: build a reputation over time as a long-term investor with a three-century industrial heritage. NOP enjoys a solid business base underpinned by strong leadership positions in Japan and offers significant scope for international growth, which Wendel intends to support, in particular with the help of its teams at Wendel Japan.
The group’s development is based on four main strategic pillars:
The implementation of these strategic plans, combined with NOP’s recognized know-how in Japan and rigorous financial management, will enable the group to replicate its successful business model internationally, while consolidating its leadership positions in Japan.
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