Evolution and reinvention are keywords for WEG. WEGnology is not only a concept, it is WEG's way to combine technology, processes and people in a unique way, resulting in products and solutions that contribute to continuous growth. It is WEG's way of doing things.
For WEG, technological innovation mainly refers to the development of new technologies, new products, materials and tests, aiming to increase efficiency, reduce costs, improve quality and reduce the raw materials used in products. That is how the company becomes more competitive, gains new markets, stays sustainable and contributes to the development of the planet.
In 2014, R$ 224 million were invested in Research & Development, in addition to a team formed by 1,017 employees (746 of whom are based in Brazil) exclusively dedicated to innovation. Approximately 95 patents are on the way or already granted.
Creative people focused on innovation are essential for the evolution of products and processes. Therefore, WEG invests strongly in its Research & Development team, and in an environment oriented to encourage creativity.
From the generation of the idea to the success on the market