Trade Lincoln Electric
Lincoln Electric Holding, Inc. is an American multinational company and a global manufacturer of welding products, bow welding equipment, welding consumables, plasma cutting equipment, oxy fuel and robotic welding systems. Fortune 1000 company headquartered in Euclid, Ohio, United States has a global network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. It has 42 manufacturing sites in North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Latin America. It also manages industrial alliances and joint ventures in 19 countries. Lincoln Electric's business model has been listed as one of the most studied fashions at Harvard Business School, and has appeared in numerous case studies conducted by other business schools around the world. Since 1975, eight cases of Lincoln Electric have been written by Harvard Business School alone. The company recorded more than $2.9 billion in sales in 2013, with sales from North America accounting for 50% of it. Lincoln has more than 8,500 employees worldwide and 3,000 in the United States alone.