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lincolnwelders 2fd2465fa63d03779b36f45db5818ad8 220x108 LINCOLN ELECTRIC NAMED  WELDING SUPPLIER  FOR  STADIUM SUPER TRUCKSCharlotte, N.C. (February 22, 2013) – Team-owner and driver Robby Gordon launches his Stadium SUPER Trucks (SST) Series at the University of Phoenix Stadium on April 6. All trucks featured in the series are being built in Gordon’s shop using equipment from his longtime NASCAR and Off-Road partner, Lincoln Electric.


The SST series will kick off the NBC-televised season in April with a minimum of 12 events scheduled throughout the United States and potential international events. The SST vehicles are highly-modified trucks that are powered by 600-hp V-8 engines and racing on DOT-approved tires. Read More→

2013 Torchmate Racing Team Announced

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Torchmate logo.1 220x75 2013 Torchmate Racing Team AnnouncedExpanding on the popular Torchmate Racing program Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems has added a few new faces to its robust line-up of racers. Joining long time team members like JT Taylor and 2012 TORC Pro Light Champion Brad Lovell, will be some of the best names in the business. 2013 Team Torchmate Roster: Brad Lovell

  • Casey Currie
  • Joe Sylvester
  • JT Taylor
  • Robby Gordon
  • Scott Sroufe
  • Ruffstuff Specialties
  • Wide Open Designs
  • Gwen Garwood Read More→

Open to Everyone.  Next Stops: Tierra Del Sol and Moab Easter Jeep Safari

ruffstuff 220x34 RuffStuff Official Repair Station of 2013 King of the HammersLOOMIS, CA    JANUARY 7, 2012         The Free Ruffstuff Specialties Open Pit will be set up for the third consecutive year at the 2013 Griffin King of the Hammers.  The 8 bay capabilities will include 9 Lincoln Electric Welders and a 4×4 Torchmate Table in addition to 3 full service mobile welding trucks that can come to you anywhere.  Racers have priority, but nobody will be ignored, including those without broken vehicles who would just like a Free RuffStuff or Lincoln Electric T-shirt or koozie!  “Last year we repaired 198 different vehicles and this year we have doubled our size and added additional capabilities,” said Dan Fredrickson, owner of Ruffstuff Specialties.  “We go above and beyond for anyone, and one of the cool things that we offer is allowing you to try all the latest and greatest equipment from Lincoln Electric.  We know that most off-road guys are welders, sometimes amazingly good and sometimes not, but all can benefit from the hands on experience. If you are looking at plasma machines, there is no better time to check out the Torchmate 4×4 Table in use, and while the pressure is on to get it done right now!” Read More→

43 Torchmate Racing helps keep Moab beautifulFollowing the 2005 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab Utah Jeff Knoll and his family read an article in the Moab newspaper about an environmentalists named Sara Melnicoff who was cleaning up the amazing mess left by off roaders who chose to party at Potato Salad hill.  Knoll and family presented a challenge to keep the area clean the following year which the online 4 wheeling community has spun into a yearly cleanup and proactive approach to management of the area during safari. Read More→

RobbyGordon2012 Robby Gordon Partners with Torchmate Racing for 2012 2013 SeasonCapitalizing on a 10-year relationship with Lincoln Electric, Robby Gordon Motorsports has embraced the new addition to the Lincoln family and welcomed Torchmate CNC Cutting Systems onto Planet Robby. Gordon, who has acquired the Torchmate Racing built TTB car for the upcoming Griffin King of the Hammers event, will begin testing the rebadged Speed Energy #77 car this week and he has tasked rock crawling champion and former Pirate4x4.com owner, Lance Clifford, to navigate. “Although I have not yet met Lance, he has come highly recommended and is a welcome addition to our team. We put a lot of value in having the right people to help us succeed,” said Gordon. Clifford, who has worked during KOH the last 4 years providing live web based coverage, is looking forward to racing. “I was just planning on enjoying the event with my family, but when the best off-road driver in the world calls you up and asks you to navigate you don’t think twice about accepting.” Read More→

KOH Torchmate racing prepares for the 2012 King of the Hammers with a full schedule of activities

Over the next week off-road enthusiasts from around the globe will converge on the tiny desert hamlet of Johnson Valley California. The sparsely populated community swells to over 20,000 when the annual pilgrimage of off roaders descends on Means dry lakebed for the King of the Hammers event. More than just a race, the weeklong event offers a multitude of entertainment options for those who like to test the merit of their machines, and driving ability over some of the harshest terrain known to man.  The event epicenter springs from the dust to form a virtual city known as Hammertown. Read More→

29 Torchmate Racing announces unique campaign at the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers to benefit OHV access issuesTorchmate CNC Cutting systems, and its parent company Lincoln Electric will continue Torchmate‘s history of involvement in the King of the Hammers with the introduction of “The Lincoln Experience”. The partnership of Lincoln electric welders and the Torchmate CNC cutting system presents a opportunity to explore the equipment’s full potential by offering attendees of the event a chance to participate in building a hands on interactive art project tailored to The King of the Hammers event. Demonstrations of the Torchmate machines will take place the entire week of the event with Torchmate CNC machines and technicians available to assist race teams who need specialized parts replicated. The weeklong event will build up to Thursday’s contingency show with Lincoln/Torchmate branded athletes and celebrities appearances in the V20 vendor booth location. Read More→

Torchmate Picture 150x111 Torchmate Launches Rebate or FREE Accessory Program on 2x2™ CNC System as Part of Lincoln Electric’s Money Matters™ CampaignRENO, NV    OCTOBER 18, 2011  Lincoln Electric’s immensely popular Money Matters™ campaign has been expanded to include subsidiary Torchmate’s automated plasma cutting 2×2™ CNC Prototyping System. The package includes the Torchmate® 2×2™ CNC Prototyping System and Torchmate® CAD Lite design software together with the Lincoln Electric Tomahawk® 625 plasma cutting system and machine torch.

When purchasing at authorized Money Matters™ program distributors, customers may choose a $300 rebate OR a 2×2™ water table valued at over $800. The offer is available October 1, 2011 – February 29, 2012 at participating Lincoln Electric distributor locations across the nation. Read More→

Lincoln Electric Acquires Torchmate

Friday, August 12th, 2011

New acquisition provides a strong base of plasma cutting systems and products

CLEVELAND, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —

LincolnExpertsLogo 150x66 Lincoln Electric Acquires TorchmateLincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO) announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Applied Robotics, Inc., a leading manufacturer of CNC cutting tables and accessories in North America. Applied Robotics, known in the welding industry by its brand name, Torchmate, has headquarters and manufacturing facilities based in Reno, Nevada. Read More→