Thu, Dec 14, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Did you know Lincoln Electric's headquarters, located right here in Cleveland, is the world's Largest facility in the world dedicated to the manufacture of welding products? Join WIRE-Net for a one-hour guided tour of their Machine Division, which is just a fraction of Lincoln Electric's roughly three million square feet of local operations. The tour provides an overview of manufacturing and assembly processes applied to build the worlds most advanced welding equipment technologies. You will see how Piecework, one of the four pillars of Incentive Management, is applied to high volume and high mix product families. Stamping, Punching, Laser Cutting, Welding, Epoxy Dipping, Painting, Molding, Winding, Tooling, Machining, and PC Board Manufacturing highlight Lincoln Electric's commitment to Quality. In addition you will observe operational practices that earned the Machine Division recognition as Plant Engineering - Plant of the Year in 2014 for excellence in EHS, Preventive and Predictive Maintenance, and Energy Conservation.