SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/21/12 -- Worldwide Energy & Manufacturing USA, Inc. ("Worldwide" or the "Company"), a supplier of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules under the 'Amerisolar' brand, and a supplier of contract manufacturing services for mechanical and electronic products manufacturing, today announced that on May 16, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued an order revoking the registration of the Company's common stock. As a result of this order, the Company's common stock, which was quoted on the OTC Links under the symbol "WEMU," is no longer publicly traded. As announced on April 13, 2012, the Company is currently subject to an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission related to the matters disclosed in the Company's August 4, 2011 Form 8-K and the Company's failure to timely file its periodic reports. The Company has not filed any periodic reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission since its September 30, 2010 Form 10-Q. Although the Company submitted an Offer of Settlement (the "Offer") consenting to the revocation of the registration of its common stock pursuant to Section 12(j) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the SEC accepted such Offer, the SEC investigation related to the matters disclosed in the Company's August 4, 2011 Form 8-K and the Company's failure to timely file its periodic reports continues.
As the Company's registration has been revoked, there is no longer a public market for its Common Stock. Therefore shareholders are prohibited from transferring or selling their shares except in exempt transactions that are in compliance with the United States and applicable state securities laws.
The Company intends to announce future material developments as they occur.
About Worldwide Energy & Manufacturing USA, Inc.
Worldwide Energy & Manufacturing USA, Inc., headquartered in South San Francisco, California with manufacturing facilities in China, is a supplier of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules under the 'Amerisolar' brand. Founded in 1993, the Company sells its products primarily to clients in Europe, North America and Asia. The Company also operates several subsidiaries in the People's Republic of China (PRC) that provide mechanical and electronic products manufacturing. For more information about Worldwide Energy & Manufacturing USA, please visit its website at http://www.wwmusa.com.
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Investor Relations Contact:
Mr. Gary Koos
Chief Financial Officer
Worldwide Energy and Manufacturing USA, Inc.