Lincoln Electric's Welding Equipment Features in New Box Office Smash Iron Man

Cleveland – In the new box office hit, Iron Man, Lincoln Electric welding equipment makes a cameo aiding Robert Downey Jr.’s character, Tony Stark, an engineering guru manufacturing a superhero suit to escape captivity.

The hit movie made more than $117 million at the box office in its first two weeks and is expected to be the first $300 million movie of 2008. Lincoln Electric equipment was featured in the motion picture.

The Lincoln Electric Company, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc-welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. For more information, visit their website at