Lincoln was founded in 1895 and today is the world leader in the design, development
and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel
cutting equipment. Headquartered in Cleveland, the Company has manufacturing operations,
joint ventures and alliances in 20 countries and a worldwide network of distributors
and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. Lincoln has a global work
force of more than 9,000.
Recognized as the welding experts®, the Company provides leading technology
products and solutions. From its early beginnings, Lincoln pioneered technological
advancements and improvements in arc welding consumables and equipment. Lincoln
sustains the industry's most aggressive and comprehensive research and product
development program. This effort is supported by the David C. Lincoln Technology
Center, the most advanced facility of its kind.