HISTORY

Family owned and operated company with experience and continued expansion over four decades

Wego has been operating for over 35 years as a renowned and reliable international chemical supplier, importer, and distributor. We have steadily grown from a one room, two-person office in 1978 to a diverse team of over 80 professionals with a global footprint.

Our family owned company has developed longstanding client, supplier, and employee relationships. We are headquartered in Great Neck, New York with offices on four continents, navigating our global sales, supply chain, distribution and logistics.

Wego Timeline

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Company founded

1978
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First visit to China

1980
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Initiated direct sales to Europe

1984
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Expanded network of distribution warehouses in North America

1985
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Initiated sales to Mexico and Latin America

1988
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Opened first office in China

1990
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Invested in two manufacturing sites in China

1994
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Secured sole ownership of two factories in China

1998
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Opened sales office in Queretaro, Mexico

2001
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Opened sales office in Istanbul, Turkey

2003
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Acquired Thiourea Dioxide technology from Degussa

2004
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Acquired global sales of Sodium Ferrocyanide and Prussian Blue from Degussa

Acquired Manox Degussa production plant

2005
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Awarded U.S. Customs and Border Protection C-TPAT Tier 2 Certification

Pre-registered over 100 chemicals for REACH in Europe

2008
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Opened sales office in Sao Paolo, Brazil

2009
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Opened sales office in Rotterdam, Netherlands

2011
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Opened sales office in Tokyo, Japan

2012
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Joined NACD as candidate member

2015
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Became NACD verified for Responsible Distribution

2017