NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2011 -- At 4:00pm ET, Lincoln Electric Chairman, President and CEO John Stropki commemorated the Company's sixteen years of listing on the NASDAQ exchange by ringing the closing bell at their MarketSite location in Times Square.
Stropki was joined by Lincoln Electric's Management team, along with members of the Gasses And Welding Distributors Association, as their 67th annual conference coincided with the NASDAQ ceremony.
Mr. Stropki gave these remarks prior to ringing the closing bell:
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After the NASDAQ ceremony, Mr. Stropki stopped by Bloomberg Television's studio for an interview with Erik Schatzker, host of "InsideTrack" to discuss Company's guaranteed employment policy and long-standing culture of success. View Video