Lincoln Electric Acquires Rimrock and Wolf Robotics

Lincoln Electric Acquires Rimrock and Wolf Robotics

Welding manufacturer Lincoln Electric Holdings has acquired Rimrock Holdings Corp., a privately held manufacturer and integrator of industrial automation products and robotic systems with two divisions, Wolf Robotics LLC and Rimrock Corp. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Wolf Robotics integrates robotic welding and cutting systems predominantly for heavy fabrication (construction, mining and agriculture) and transportation OEMs and suppliers. Rimrock Corp. designs and manufactures automated spray systems and turnkey robotic systems for the die casting, foundry and forging markets.

“Our investment in Wolf Robotics extends our leadership position in automated welding and cutting,” said Christopher Mapes, president and CEO. “We are excited to combine their expertise and capabilities as a leading automation integrator in the North American heavy fabrication sector with our existing portfolio to better serve customers and accelerate growth.”

Rimrock Holding Corp. is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and has operations in Columbus and Fort Collins, Colo. Annual sales are about $40 million.

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