Fan motors


Fan motors rotate fans to cool the inside of PCs and other office automation (OA) equipment by directing heat outside. Minebea manufactures high-end fan motors with Minebea ball bearings, and fan motors with long-life sleeve bearings.


Using of High-Precision Bearings

Bearings are crucial to motor precision. Minebea manufactures high-end fan motors with Minebea ball bearings, and fan motors with long-life sleeve bearings, which make a great contribution to motor precision and reliability.

Internal Sourcing of All Parts


Most of parts used in these motors - from ball bearings, casing, impellor, shaft and magnet - other than winding and lead wires are produced in-house, giving Minebea unmatched advantage in terms of quality, supply capabilities, manufacturing costs and speed of delivery.

Global R&D Activity

A manufacturing facility in China for global markets employs Minebea's vertically integrated manufacturing system, whereby all processes from production of components to final assembly are conducted in-house. Design and developments centers are located in Japan, UK, Germany and U.S.

Product Data

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  • MinebeaMitsumi Inc. Karuizawa Plant (Japan)
  • NMB Technologies Corporation  (U.S.)
  • Minebea Electronics & Hi-Tech Components (Shanghai) Ltd. Xicen Plant (China)
Main User Personal computer and peripherals manufacturers , Household appliances manufacturers , Office automation equipment manufacturers , Game devices manufacturers , Information and Telecommunications manufacturers
Market Share Approximately 20% (Minebea estimate)
Commenced Operation in 1975


Personal Computers (Desk top type/Note book type)
Copy machines
Machine tools
Facsimile machines
Portable amusements
Communication Equipment

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Contact Us

Japan [ Sales Headquarters MinebeaMitsumi Inc. ]

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FAX 81-3-6758-6760

America [ NMB Technologies Corporation ]

TEL 1-818-341-3355
FAX 1-818-341-8207

Europe [ NMB-Minebea-GmbH ]

TEL 49-6103-913-0
FAX 49-6103-913-220

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