Basic Information

Established in 1974, ASKAYNAK became the exclusive distributor of Lincoln Electric's welding machinery and equipment in 1992. In 1998, this relationship became a fully-fledged partnership with the acquisition of a 50 % shareholding in the Company by Lincoln Electric. The LINCOLN ELECTRIC Co. is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic welding systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipments. Lincoln Electric has its manufacturing operations, joint-ventures and alliances in 18 countries, and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. ASKAYNAK has also built up a substantial export network, with exports to more than 40 countries. The Company's main export markets include Europe, the Middle East, Africa, S. America, Russia and CIS Countries and the Far East. ASKAYNAK has a production capacity up to 36.000 mtons of welding electrodes, 3.500 mtons of submerged arc welding wires and 25.000 mtons of MIG/MAG welding wires annually. ASKAYNAK distributes these products through a network of 600 authorized dealerships throughout Turkey. The plant and the head-office are located in Gebze an industry-intensive area of Kocaeli, set on 40.000 sqm of land.


Wire / Steel Rope Producer, Abrasives / Lubricants