WEG launches new Investor Relations website
WEG¿s New investor relations website makes navigation easier and includes new media tools for information sharing
Jaraguá do Sul (SC) March 31, 2011 - WEG S.A. (BM&F Bovespa: WEGE3; OTC: WEGZY) ("WEG" or the "Company"), a leader provider of electro-electronic industrial and power generation, transmission and distribution equipment and solutions announces the redesign of the investor relations¿ website intended to improve corporate transparency and communication with its shareholders.
The website, accessible at www.weg.net/ir, presents a wide scope of of information related to the Company, including recent financial statements, press releases, schedule of upcoming events, and investor presentations. The website incorporates the use of social media tools that allow for easy sharing of information on sites like twitter.com and slideshare.com.
Laurence Beltrão Gomes, WEG¿s Finance and Investor Relations Officer, stated, "Our intention is to strengthen transparency and communication. This is only the first step. The website will continue to evolve and we will continue to add new sections, new information and use new tools, always listening to the feedback we receive our investors."
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Relations with Investors Institutional Communications
Luis Fernando Oliveira Andressa Cristina Pereira
55 (47) 3276-6973 55 (47) 3276-4295
Twitter: @weg_ir Twitter: @weg_wr
About WEG - 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 21 thousand employees, it had a gross turnover of R$ 5.3 billion in 2010.
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 and Joaçaba), São Paulo (São Paulo, São Bernardo do Campo and Hortolândia), Amazonas (Manaus), Espírito Santo (Linhares). Overseas, WEG has manufacturing units in Argentina, México, Portugal, South Africa, China and India, 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.
Statements about Future Expectations
Some statements contained herein may constitute "forward-looking statements". These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about WEG¿s industry, management¿s beliefs and certain assumptions made by management. Readers are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Because such statements involve risks and uncertainties, the actual results and performance of the Company may differ materially from the results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Given these uncertainties, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.