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 2018, R$ 307 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.

Several key objectives have been achieved in the design of the W22 motor:

  •  Reduction of noise and vibration levels
  •  Increased energy efficiency and reduced thermal footprint
  •  Easy maintenance
  •  Compatibility with present & future generations of frequency inverters
  •  Flexible and modular design