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 2021, R$ 548 million were invested in Research & Development
At WEG, all ideas are organized and arranged by means of the WPQP (WEG Program of Quality and Productivity). Within that is the TDP (Technological Development Program), which gathers the innovation projects for new products and processes. Based on the Technological Strategic Planning, the various projects that will become part of the programs are defined.
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
WEG and Engie Brasil Energia complete installation of the first national wind turbine
Wind turbine is part of the project for the first National Wind Turbine, which is intended to develop national technology and production chain for the manufacture and installation of large size equipment in the country