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Lincoln Electric joins WorldSkills Europe as Premium Sponsor


WorldSkills Europe is proud to welcome Lincoln Electric, the global leader in the manufacturing of welding machines and welding consumables, as a Premium Sponsor.

For over 125 years, Lincoln Electric has been the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys.

As a global leader in Welding Education, Lincoln Electric is committed to providing each and every member of the welding community with the most well-rounded and comprehensive welding training programs in the industry. From products to training, all the way up to complete education solutions, Lincoln Electric provides equipment, curriculum, customized training, certifications, apprenticeship training and consulting to help companies set up the right infrastructure.

Dorothee Schmid, Business Development Manager, Global Education, Lincoln Electric, said: “Lincoln Electric believes in supporting education at many levels including youth organisations that teach welding and the skilled trades. Through our existing educational programs and our new partnership with WorldSkills Europe we aim to inspire young people while educating industry on the latest technologies involving safety, quality, and productivity.”

Teija Ripattila, Chair of the Board, WorldSkills Europe, said: “We are delighted to welcome Lincoln Electric to WorldSkills Europe as a Premium Sponsor. Like WorldSkills Europe, Lincoln Electric values excellence in skills development and is committed to supporting the next generation of skilled professionals through its world-class training programs.”

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