Lincoln Electric Board Declares Dividend

                   Lincoln Electric Board Declares Dividend

PR Newswire

CLEVELAND, Feb. 21, 2013

CLEVELAND, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Board of Directors of Lincoln
Electric Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO) has declared a quarterly cash dividend
of $0.20 per share, payable April 15, 2013, to holders of record as of March
28, 2013.

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and
manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and
oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and
soldering alloys market. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 45
manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 19
countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering
more than 160 countries.

For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services,
visit the Company's website at

SOURCE Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.

Contact: Roy L. Morrow, +1-216-383-4893,
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