Corporate Profile

Founded in 1961, WEG is a global electric-electronic equipment company, operating mainly in the capital goods sector with solutions in electric machines, automation and paints for several sectors, including infrastructure, steel, pulp and paper, oil and gas, mining, among many others.

WEG stands out in innovation by constantly developing solutions to meet the major trends in energy efficiency, renewable energy and electric mobility. With manufacturing units in 12 countries and present in more than 130 countries, the company has more than 29,000 employees worldwide.

WEG’s net revenue reached R$ 9.4 billion in 2016, 57% from external markets.

Our business areas are divided as follows.

Industrial Electro-Electronic Equipment

This area includes electric motors, drives and industrial automation equipment and services, and maintenance services. Electric motors and other related equipment find applications in practically all industrial segments, in equipment such as compressors, pumps and fans, for example.

Energy Generation, Transmission and Distribution (GTD)

Products and services included in this area are electric generators for hydraulic and thermal power plants (biomass), hydro turbines (small hydroelectric plants or PCH, and hydroelectric generators or CGH)), wind turbines, transformers, substations, control panels and system integration services.

Motors for Domestic Use

In this business area, our focus is the market of single phase motors for durable consumer goods, such as washing machines, air conditioners, water pumps, among others.

Paints and Varnishes

In this area, which includes liquid paints, powder paints, and electro-insulating varnishes, we have a very clear focus on industrial applications in Brazil and are expanding to Latin America and other regions.

 

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WEG in numbers, from December 31, 2016

Revenue of R$ 9,3 billion

Branches in 29 countries and manufacturing plants in 12 countries

Portfolio of over 460 product lines

Products present in the 5 continents

Over a million square meters of commercial and industrial premises

Nearly 30,000 employees and over 2,700 engineers

Approximately 1.7 million liters of coatings produced monthly

2,300 tons of powder coatings produced monthly

Over 89 thousand MVA in generators manufactured

Over 800 million automation products manufactured

Over 13.5 million motors manufactured annually

12,500 hectares of reforestation, 50% made from renewable resources and 50% of untouched native forest

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