Lincoln Electric Named One of World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere

Welding equipment manufacturer Lincoln Electric has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, an organization that defines and measures corporate ethical standards, as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" for the second consecutive year and is the only honoree in the Machine Tools and Accessories industry category.

"We are honored to receive this recognition," said Christopher L. Mapes, Chairman, president and CEO of Lincoln Electric. "Our organization's guiding principle is the 'Golden Rule' and we are proud of our strong culture of integrity, ethics and our commitment to excellence in everything we do."

"Today, employees, investors and stakeholders are putting their greatest trust in companies to take leadership on societal issues. Companies that take the long view with a purpose-based strategy are proven to not only outperform but last," said Ethisphere's CEO, Timothy Erblich. "I congratulate everyone at Lincoln Electric for earning this recognition."