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November 2016

It's Plasmania! Limited Time Offers on Tomahawk Plasma Cutters

We are offering an incredible deal on three of our Tomahawk® plasma cutting machines.  For a limited time only , you can purchase a Tomahawk 375 Air, 625 or 1000 at the following prices ($USD):

  • Tomahawk 375 Air-$1,153.00 (after $250 end-user cash rebate)
  • Tomahawk 625-$1,363.00 (after $500 end-user cash rebate)
  • Tomahawk 1000-$1,935.00 (after $500 end-user cash rebate)




Capture Weld Fume with the Mobiflex 200-M; Save 20%

Mobiflex 200-M

Through December 31, 2016, the Mobiflex® 200-M fume extraction base unit will be available at a 20% price reduction.

The Mobiflex 200-M extraction base unit is available with a cellulose filter or a MERV 16 cellulose/polyester filter (for hexavalent chromium, also known as Cr(VI) or hex-chrome applications). Extraction Arms sold separately. Offer available in U.S. only; while supplies last.  MORE

New ClassMate Robotic Education Cell

Lincoln Electric announces the new third generation robotic education cell now called ClassMate™. ClassMate is ideal for robotic welding, advanced manufacturing training and recruitment.

Schools and industry training centers will benefit:

  • Provide students with advanced manufacturing skills
  • Increase student participation and engagement with a hands-on training solution
  • Teach robotics using the equipment implemented in manufacturing and fabrication facilities
  • Accelerate student skills and capabilities for high graduation employment rates
  • Generate interest and enrollment with this exciting recruitment tool MORE

How I did It-Quilt Rack

A quilt rack is the perfect way to store and organize blankets and quilts in your living room.This rack was constructed using a Lincoln® SP-135 wire feeder welder (current model Power MIG® 140), along with 1/2 in. round and hollow tubes. Learn how to make your own quilt rack for inside your home. MORE.

Residential Sector Leads September Construction Jobs Gains

Per the Associated Builders and Contractors review of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, 23,000 new construction jobs were added in September after a 5000 job loss in August. However, only 2700 were non-residential as all of the other gains were in the residential sector. The heavy and civil engineering sector added 4300 jobs after losing 23,200 jobs over the previous five months. MORE

Get Ready for Winter’s Challenges

OSHA cautions that driving safety is a serious concern in the upcoming winter season, and suggests that employers ensure workers are properly trained for driving in snowy road conditions. Winter presents other safety hazards,including carbon monoxide exposure from indoor generators ,clearing snow off of roofs, and slipping and falling on ice. OH&S.com advises on ways to keep your employees safe and prepared as the season changes.  MORE

Wrench Against the Machine

Watch out for Lincoln Electric on this week’s episode of Wrench Against the Machine, TONIGHT at 9|8c only on Esquire Network.

On Wrench Against the Machine, the country's most prestigious bike builders put their reputations on the line in the ultimate test of creativity and craftsmanship. Each episode pits two teams in a head-to-head battle, with only three days and $3,000 to transform basic stock motorcycles into rowdy, riding, works of art.  Featuring judges Roland Sands (Roland Sands Designs), Michael “Woolie” Woolaway (Deus Ex Machina), and Alan Stulberg (Revival Cycles); and hosted by Dani Pajak (Disowned Customs) and Brian Schaffran (Skidmark Garage).

Watch the first episode for free online at Esquire TV Now: MORE

South Carolina Ramps Up to Provide Advanced Skilled Workers to Area Manufacturers       

According to this piece from Greenville Online, 20 years ago 35 percent of the workforce required technical training. Today, an estimated 65 percent require technical training. South Carolina, ranked number two among states for its workforce development efforts, has several programs underway to supply skilled workers for the BMW, Boeing and Volvo plant suppliers in the Charleston area. Learn what South Carolina is doing to prepare students for advanced manufacturing jobs. MORE