ESAB completes acquisition of Sandvik welding business

20 February 2018

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ESAB Welding & Cutting Products announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Sandvik welding operations including production units in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Sandviken, Sweden, the technical sales and product management organization as well as multi-year strategic collaboration on R&D for future product developments.

Shyam Kambeyanda, President of ESAB says: “Adding the Sandvik welding operations and its associates provides ESAB the opportunity to better serve customers with a broader and enhanced portfolio of stainless steel and nickel filler metals.”

ESAB will be working over the next several months to integrate the Sandvik welding consumables business and operations to provide a smooth transition for customers worldwide.

Sandvik is a world-class developer and manufacturer of stainless steels and special alloys for demanding environments and has been one of the leading global suppliers of welding consumables for more than 80 years.

ESAB is a world leader in welding filler metals, with a portfolio including stainless steel, nickel and high-alloy filler metals, strip cladding electrodes and fluxes sold under such respected brands as Shield-Bright, Core-Bright, Arcaloy, OK Autrod, OK, OK Band and Stoody.

With the addition of the Sandvik welding products portfolio, ESAB offers an unmatched ability to meet customer needs. For more information about ESAB and its brands, visit

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