Founded in 1961 in JaraguĂˇ do Sul, Brazil by Werner Ricardo Voigt, Eggon JoĂŁo da Silva and Geraldo Werninghaus, WEG is a $3.5B independent international solutions company operating in 6 continents, exporting to 100+ countries with 7 production facilities and 23,000+ employees (200+ located in the United States). WEGâ€™s Duluth, GA Headquarters facility manufactures custom panels and medium voltage drives.
U.S. Customers are served nationwide by WEGâ€™s 8 Regional Distribution Centers located in Chicago, IL; Duluth, GA; Harrisburg, PA; Houston, TX; Ontario, CA; Kansas City, KS; and Portland, OR.
WEG Electric Corp. is active in the community in the US. Both WEG and itâ€™s employees actively participate in charity events each year via donations, fundraising, and volunteering. WEG also supports green initiatives in its offices, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities.