Leory Somer

Leory Somer

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Leroy-Somer is a brand of Nidec, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric motors. Nidec is on the forefront of technology advancements for “Everything that Spins and Moves”

It is a French company based in Angoulême, Charente which manufactures mainly electric motors. It was established in 1919.


Leroy-Somer is the world leader in industrial alternators and one of the world’s leading manufacturers in electromechanical and electronic drive systems.

The company is organized through two main divisions:

  1. The “Electric Power Generation” division is the global leader in Low, Medium and High-Voltage alternators, from 10 kW to 25 MW, suitable for a wide variety of applications. 

  2. The “Motors & Drives” division supplies motors, geared motors and variable speed drives using advanced technology, complete automation solutions, as well as customized services to increase machine productivity and save energy in both process and manufacturing automation sectors.

Leroy-Somer has a strong worldwide presence through 28 production units and 470 centers of expertise and service able to offer sales support and technical assistance everywhere.

LS capabilities brochure 2018

AC- motors

DC- motors