ESAB Completes Acquisition of Sandvik Welding Business
February 1, 2018
Annapolis Junction, MD – ESAB Welding & Cutting Products announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Sandvik welding operations including production units in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Sandviken, Sweden, the technical sales and product management organization as well as multi-year strategic collaboration on R&D for future product developments.
"Adding the Sandvik welding operations and its associates provides ESAB the opportunity to better serve customers with a broader and enhanced portfolio of stainless steel and nickel filler metals," says Shyam Kambeyanda, President of ESAB.
ESAB will be working over the next several months to integrate the Sandvik welding consumables business and operations to provide a smooth transition for customers worldwide.
Sandvik is a world-class developer and manufacturer of stainless steels and special alloys for demanding environments and has been one of the leading global suppliers of welding consumables for more than 80 years.
ESAB is a world leader in welding filler metals, with a portfolio including stainless steel, nickel and high-alloy filler metals, strip cladding electrodes and fluxes sold under such respected brands as Shield-Bright, Core-Bright, Arcaloy, OKâ Autrod, OK, OK Band and Stoodyâ. With the addition of the Sandvik welding products portfolio, ESAB offers an unmatched ability to meet customer needs.
ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, established in 1904, is a recognized leader in the welding and cutting industry. From time-honored processes in welding and cutting to revolutionary technologies in mechanized cutting and automation, ESAB's welding filler metals, equipment, and accessories bring solutions to customers around the globe. For more information about ESAB and its leading brands, visit www.esab.com or call 1-800-ESAB-123.