Founded in 1895, The Lincoln Electric Company is one of the leading designers, developers and manufactures of arc welding products, robotic systems, and plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment in the world. The company serves the transportation, construction, fabrication and petrochemical industries. The Lincoln Electric Company has manufacturing operations joint ventures, alliances, and distributors and sales offices in more than 160 countries. The company provides stick and engine driven welders, helmets, feeders, guns and torches. The Lincoln Electric Company additionally offers electrodes and welding wires and rods. The company has achieved ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications. The Lincoln Electric Company s products are used in industrial construction and oil and gas pipeline fabrication.