Lincoln Electric, founded in 1895, is a world leader in the design, development, and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc-welding systems, plasma, oxyfuel cutting equipment and brazing and soldering alloys market. Lincoln Electric has a work force of approximately 9,000 with a presence in 160 countries. The company moved to SQL Server based Solid Edge Insight in 2006.
Jim Srnick, Lincoln Electric’s CAD/PDM Systems Administrator, reports the company realized the appropriate level of data and process control they needed at a much lower cost then they previous encountered.He emphasised that they encountered a very low total cost of ownership.
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