Press releases

WEG expands and modernises Watt Drive machinery in Markt Piesting, Austria

Friday, 10 August 2018

New 4-axis machining centre increases production speed and increases the efficiency of geared motor production due to its larger tool magazine. WEG, a leading global manufacturer of motors and drive technology with over 30 production sites around t...

WEG Motor Scan enables easy real-time monitoring of electric motors

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Predictive maintenance: acquired data assists scheduling of predictive maintenance activities to increase system availability. WEG, a leading worldwide vendor of drive technology, has developed WEG Motor Scan as a solution for remote monitoring of ...

WEG's innovative drive solutions at the ACHEMA 2018

Monday, 28 May 2018

At this year’s ACHEMA trade fair, WEG is exhibiting innovative drive solutions for the process industry – including energy efficient ATEX induction motors with IE4 energy efficiency rating. WEG, a leading global manufacturer of motors and drive...

WEG showcases its expertise in electric motors, gear units and systems

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

At the SPS IPC Drives automation trade fair in Nuremberg (Germany), WEG will be presenting geared motors for high torque levels and showcasing a switchgear cabinet system made in Europe. At this year’s SPS IPC Drive trade fair, leading global man...

A powerful addition to the W60 motor series

Monday, 18 September 2017

Drive specialist extends its W60 power range up to 16,000 kW and offers frame sizes up to IEC 1000 (NEMA 1600). WEG, a leading global manufacturer of motor and drive technology, has extended its W60 motor series, which now covers a power range of 5...

WEG presents WG20 geared motors with high power density and higher torque ratings

Monday, 19 June 2017

Two new frame sizes with sturdy monobloc cast iron housings and rated torques up to 1,550 Nm expand the existing family.WEG, a leading global manufacturer of motor and drive technology, has expanded their relatively young WG20 family of geared motor...

WEG presents innovative drive solutions for the wood industry at this year's LIGNA trade fair in Hannover

Thursday, 23 March 2017

WEG will be showcasing its new universal geared motors in the WG20 series for torques up to 1,550 Nm. WEG, a leading global manufacturer of motor and drive technology, is presenting its new geared motors in the WG20 series, with torque ratings from...

New water-cooled motor K1W unveiled

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

WEG, a leading global manufacturer of motor and drive technology, presented the new K1W series of water-cooled motors at the SPS IPC Drives 2016 in Nuremberg (Germany). The newly developed K1W motors are available up to energy efficiency class IE3 w...

Watt Drive appoints new Sales Manager

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

WEG, a leading global manufacturer of motor and drive technology, has appointed René Binder as the new Sales Manager of their subsidiary Watt Drive with headquarters in Markt Piesting, Austria. Effective 1 January 2017, Binder is responsible for m...

DWB: new series of circuit breakers launched

Monday, 09 January 2017

WEG, a leading worldwide vendor of drive technology, is launching the DWB series of modular circuit breakers in Europe. They are designed with rated operating voltages up to 690 V AC or 250 V DC and are available in three-pole and four-pole versions...

System frequency inverter provides a complete solution for medium voltage applications

Monday, 05 December 2016

The MVW3000 medium voltage variable speed drive, which features extremely high efficiency, power density and reliability, is sold as a complete system integrated into a switchgear cabinet. WEG presents the new MVW3000 series of variable speed drive...

WEG presents new SSW900 soft starter series

Friday, 07 October 2016

WEG, a leading global manufacturer of drive technology, presented the new SSW900 series of soft starters at this year’s edition of SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg (Germany). These compact soft starters, which replace the current SSW06 soft starter ser...

The gear unit division of the WEG Group in Europe has a new Managing Director

Thursday, 27 October 2016

WEG, a leading global manufacturer of motor and drive technology, has appointed Klaus Sirrenberg to the position of Managing Director of their subsidiaries Watt Drive Antriebstechnik with headquarters in Markt Piesting (Austria), Watt Drive in Unna ...
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