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March 01, 2016

WEG Electric Corporation Joins PCA as Associate Member

SKOKIE, Ill. – The Portland Cement Association (PCA) welcomes WEG Electric Corporation as an associate member of the organization.

As the twentieth associate member, WEG Electric Corporation will participate in PCA's Manufacturing Technical Committee (MTC). The committee conducts research, education and technology transfer related to cement manufacturing.

“WEG brings valuable knowledge and expertise to our membership,” said Rick Bohan, director of manufacturing technology at PCA. “They join a robust group that has consistently made substantial contributions to the cement and concrete industry.”

Founded in 1961, WEG is recognized as one of the largest electric machine manufacturers in the world. WEG employs over 30,000 people around the globe and offers a diversified and integrated product line, with sales to more than 135 countries worldwide. WEG’s product line includes motors, drives, controls, transformers, and generators. The corporation has committed to a research and development investment of 3 percent of annual global sales.

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