About Watt Drive:
Watt Drive, founded 1972 is an Austrian technology company with its head office in the south of Vienna. It has specialised in products and system solutions for automation- and drive technique. Since Dec. 2011 Watt Drive is a part of the company WEG, one of the leading international manufacturers of electric motors. Watt Drive develops, produces and sells geared motors, three-phase motors and frequency inverters. With its motor- and gear system, it offers a modular combinable array of complete drive systems for production machines and industrial manufacturing plants. Watt Drive is represented by a close worldwide distribution- and sales network in all important industrial countries.
Founded in 1961, WEG operates mainly in the sector of capital goods and is one of the largest world manufacturer of electric-electronic equipment, with five main product lines: Motors, Power, Transmission and Distribution, Automation and Coatings. With over 24 thousand employees, it had a net revenues of R$ 5.2 billion in 2011. The Company headquarters and main manufacturing facilities are located in Jaraguá do Sul, state of Santa Catarina. Additional plants in Brazil are located in the states of Rio Grande do Sul (Gravataí), Santa Catarina (Blumenau, Guaramirim, Itajaí, Joaçaba and São José), São Paulo (São Paulo, São Bernardo do Campo and Mauá), Amazonas (Manaus), Espírito Santo (Linhares) and Pernanbuco (Cabo de Santo Agostinho). Overseas, WEG has manufacturing units in Argentina, México, Portugal, South Africa, China, India, United States and Austria as well as distribution and trading centers in the USA, Venezuela, Colombia, Chile, Germany, England, Belgium, France Spain, Italy, Sweden, Australia, Japan, Singapore, India, Russia and United Arab Emirates. .