July 12, 2014 1:41 AM ET


Company Overview of The Lincoln Electric Company

Company Overview

The Lincoln Electric Company designs, develops, and manufactures arc welding products, robotic welding systems, and plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipments. The company’s products include welders, wire feeders, welding consumables, fume extraction systems, guns and torches, fixed table systems, and electrodes, as well as gas and medical equipment and accessories. It also provides welder and generator for construction contractors, maintenance crews, farmers, and ranchers. The company was incoporated in 1906 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio. The Lincoln Electric Company operates as a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc.

22801 Saint Clair Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44117

United States

Founded in 1906





Key Executives for The Lincoln Electric Company

Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President
Director of Investor Relations
Vice President of Engineering & Quality Assurance
Age: 51
Director of Global Consumable Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Lincoln Electric Company Key Developments

The Lincoln Electric Company Introduces New Nickel-Based MIG and TIG Welding Wire

The Lincoln Electric Company has introduced Techalloy X, a new nickel-based metal inert gas, or MIG, and tungsten inert gas, or TIG, welding wire. Techalloy X is made from a nickel alloy that delivers oxidation resistance and high-temperature strength. This new welding wire is ideally suited for petrochemical applications, where it provides enhanced stress corrosion cracking, and for aerospace applications that are subject to high operating temperatures. Techalloy X can be used for TIG and MIG welding of nickel-chromium-molybdenum alloys and meets AMS 5798G chemical and tolerance requirements. The Ni-Cr-Mo alloy system provides excellent resistance to oxidizing and reducing environments.

The Lincoln Electric Company Elects Geoffrey P. Allman as an Officer and Senior Vice President, Effective January 1, 2014

The Lincoln Electric Company announced that Geoffrey P. Allman has been elected as an Officer and Senior Vice President, effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Allman also serves as Corporate Controller for Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc., where he is responsible for global finance functions, external financial reporting and internal control infrastructure. Mr. Allman began his career at Lincoln Electric in 1997 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility in areas including Internal Audit and Accounting, as Director of Finance, Lincoln Electric Canada, and as Director of Finance, North America. Prior to joining Lincoln Electric, he was an auditor at Price Waterhouse.

The Lincoln Electric Company Adds Metalshield MC-80Ni1 to its Metalshield Product Family

The Lincoln Electric Company added Metalshield MC-80Ni1 to the Metalshield product family. It introduced, a premium, low-alloy, metal-cored wire. This metal-cored wire is designed to produce high strength and toughness and H4 diffusible hydrogen weld deposits required in such applications as structural and heavy fabrication or other high-strength welding applications that require a tensile strength of 550 MPa (80ksi). Metalshield MC-80Ni1 delivers low spatter and excellent arc stability and is great for semiautomatic and robotic applications. Enhanced silicon island management minimizes slag and eases slag removal. Metalshield MC-80Ni1 is available in standard diameters of 0.045 in., 0.052 in., and 1/16 in. and packaged in 500 lb. Accu-Trak® drums and 33 lb. plastic spools.

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