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Last $59.61 USD
Change Today +2.03 / 3.53%
Volume 419.5K
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Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells welding, cutting, and brazing products in the United States, China, and Internationally. The company’s welding products comprise arc welding power sources, wire feeding systems, robotic welding packages, fume extraction equipment, consumable electrodes, and fluxes. It also offers computer numeric controlled plasma and oxy-fuel cutting systems, and regulators and torches used in oxy-fuel welding, cutting, and brazing; and consumables used in the brazing and soldering alloys market. The company serves general metal fabrication, power generation and process industry, structural steel construction, heavy equipment fabrication, shipbuilding, automotive, pipe mills and pipelines, and offshore oil and gas exploration and extraction markets. It sells its products directly to users of welding products, as well as through industrial distributors, retailers, and agents. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

10,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/15
Founded in 1895

lincoln electric holdings (LECO) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $880.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accountng ...
Total Annual Compensation: $460.0K
Executive Vice President and President of Lin...
Total Annual Compensation: $435.0K
Senior Vice President and President of Global...
Total Annual Compensation: $340.0K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

lincoln electric holdings (LECO) Key Developments

Lincoln Electric Unveils New Flextec 500 Multi-Process Welder

Lincoln Electric has unveiled its new Flextec 500 multi-process welder. The new Flextec 500 multi-process welder from Lincoln Electric delivers up to 500 amps of inverter welding power with quick-and-easy setup and operation. Designed with harsh operating conditions in mind, it holds up to the rigors of tough environments, construction, fabrication, shipbuilding and other heavy-duty applications. Broadly compatible with a variety of wire-feeder types, including analog, digital and across the arc, the Flextec 500 delivers premium, multi-process arc characteristics for stick, DC TIG, MIG, flux-cored and arc gouging. The machine's streamlined operator control panel reduces setup time, simplifying process selection. With an output range of 5 to 500 amps, the Flextec 500 is rated at 450 amps, 38 volts at 100% duty cycle or 500 amps, 40 volts at 60% duty cycle. Despite the substantial welding output, this compact new model weighs in at only 125 pounds (56.7 kilograms). Flexible input power capability allows the welder to run on 380 through 600 volt, three phase input power. Fully encapsulated electronics are environmentally protected in this IP23-rated welder. The unit's internal components are designed and tested to run cool for long life in high-temperature environments. Also available is the Flextec 500P, which delivers up to 500 amps of inverter-based pulse welding for applications where precise heat input control is critical.

Lincoln Electric Introduces UltraCore HD Marine in Small Spool Packaging

Lincoln Electric continues to expand its consumable portfolio with the latest innovative solution, UltraCore HD Marine. This gas-shielded, flux-cored wire electrode, preferred for shipbuilding, is rooted in Lincoln Electric's HD design platform to enable a flat bead shape when welding at high deposition rates in all positions. This new electrode offers improved operator appeal over existing HD products through lower spatter and lower fumes generation rates. Specifically designed to supply the shipbuilding industry with a consistent and quality-tested welding consumable, UltraCore HD Marine meets most shipbuilding standards, including: ABS, DNV, LR, and BV. The 15-lb spool package offers ease of handling and mobility, in order to increase the operating factor of sub-assemblies within shipyards. UltraCore HD Marine Performance Characteristics: High deposition rates up to 12 lbs/hr out-of-position. Excellent operator appeal with minimal spatter and low fume generation rates. Improved arc stability with 100% CO2 shielding gas. Ability to weld in all positions with one setting.

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. Appoints Michael F. Hilton to its Board of Directors

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. announced that Michael F. Hilton, 61, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nordson Corporation, has been elected to Lincoln Electric's Board of Directors, effective July 27, 2015. Mr. Hilton's appointment expands Lincoln Electric's Board to 11 directors, 10 of whom are non-employee directors. Mr. Hilton is President and Chief Executive Officer of Nordson Corporation. Mr. Hilton is a member of the board of directors of Nordson Corporation and Ryder System Inc., and serves on the board of trustees and the executive council of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI).


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