Profile: Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc (LECO.OQ)
8 Feb 2016
Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., incorporated on January 22, 1998, is a manufacturer of welding, cutting and brazing products. Welding products include arc welding power sources, wire feeding systems, robotic welding packages, fume extraction equipment, consumable electrodes and fluxes. The Company operates in five segments: North America Welding, Europe Welding, Asia Pacific Welding, South America Welding and The Harris Products Group. The Company's product offering also includes computer numeric controlled (CNC) plasma and oxy-fuel cutting systems, and regulators and torches used in oxy-fuel welding, cutting and brazing. In addition, the Company is also engaged in brazing and soldering alloys activities.
The Company’s North America Welding segment includes welding operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Europe Welding segment includes welding operations in Europe, Russia, Africa and the Middle East. The Asia Pacific Welding segment primarily includes welding operations in China and Australia. The South America Welding segment primarily includes welding operations in Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. The Harris Products Group includes the Company's global cutting, soldering and brazing businesses as well as the retail business in the United States. The Company has, through wholly owned subsidiaries or joint ventures, manufacturing facilities located in the United States, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Turkey, the United Kingdom and Venezuela.
The Company's products are sold in both domestic and international markets. In North America, products are sold through industrial distributors, retailers and also directly to users of welding products. Outside of North America, the Company has an international sales organization, which sells products from the Company's various manufacturing sites to distributors and product users. The Company offers its products in various markets general metal fabrication; power generation and process industry; structural steel construction (buildings and bridges); heavy equipment fabrication (farming, mining and rail); shipbuilding; automotive; pipe mills and pipelines, and offshore oil and gas exploration and extraction.
Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc
22801 Saint Clair Ave
EUCLID OH 44117-2524