Founded in 1961, Weg Electric Corporation has presence in the automation, motors and energy markets. The company is one of the largest electric motor manufacturers in the world. It specializes in areas, such as speed variation, industrial process automation, command and protection, and power generation and distribution. Weg Electric Corporation exports to more than 100 countries and has offices worldwide. The company manufactures fractional, pump, definite purpose, crusher duty, and synchronous and direct current motors. It also provides automation products, such as controls, soft starters and variable frequency drives. Weg Electric Corporation additionally manufactures generators, transformers, and medium- and high-voltage motors.