WEG Electric Corp. was presented one of five leadership awards given annually by Johnson Controls Inc. at the recent JCI Supplier Awards and Expectations Day ceremony. They received the Continuous Improvement Awardfor the development of Chiller Motors for Johnson Controls.

JCI stated the purpose of the Johnson Controls Leadership Awards is to honor partners for their contributions in the areas of Johnson’s values and objectives to include innovation, sustainability, continuous improvement, global growth, customer satisfaction, shareholder value and quality.

Johnson Controls said “This award is in recognition of the tremendous effort WEG Electric Corp. put forth in developing and supplying Chiller Motors for our products. We feel they embrace the total culture of continuous improvement, which is evident in everything from product development, engineering, operations to employee/community engagement.”

“The success of the development of these products in record time was only possible due to our new state of art ODP line (W40), WEG’s flexibility in developing critical components internally and WEG’s expertise in critical areas required by JCI; vibration and noise control.” Stated Valone A. Gomes, National OEM Business Development Manager.