Founded in 1961 in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil by Werner Ricardo Voigt, Eggon João 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). WEG’s Duluth, GA Headquarters facility manufactures custom panels and medium voltage drives.
U.S. Customers are served nationwide by WEG’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 it’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.