lincoln electric

  • July 19, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    One more day’s worth of reaction to our Lincoln Electric story, which has generated so much comment on PBS’ Facebook page. It comes from Frank Koller, the Canadian journalist we interviewed, author of the book on Lincoln, “Spark.” Frank read … Continue reading

  • July 18, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Watch ‘Cleveland Manufacturer Welds Together Job Security, Profits.’ We received a flurry of worried responses to our Lincoln Electric story from Wednesday night. They deserve an airing and a reply. First, from Dean Brown in New Hampshire: “You spent a … Continue reading

  • July 13, 2011  

    Economics correspondent Paul Solman revisits Lincoln Electric, a welding manufacturing company based outside Cleveland, Ohio. Through its use of merit-based profit-sharing and a no-layoff policy, the firm is an unlikely Rust Belt success story that hasn’t laid off anyone for financial reasons since World War II. Continue reading

  • June 24, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    A welder at Lincoln Electric. Photo by Jared Manders. We shot footage for an upcoming piece recently at arc welding manufacturer Lincoln Electric. The company, which we last visited back in 1992, is an improbable Rust Belt success story. John … Continue reading

  • June 24, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    A welder at Lincoln Electric. Photo by Jared Manders. We shot footage for an upcoming piece recently at arc welding manufacturer Lincoln Electric. The company, which we last visited back in 1992, is an improbable Rust Belt success story. John … Continue reading