Leader in fabrication technology.

Year founded 1904
Manufacturing facilities 28+
Industry-leading brands 40+

In 1904, ESAB’s founder, Oscar Kjellberg, invented the world’s first coated welding electrode. Ever since, the brand has been the leader in fabrication technology, delivering efficient, high-productivity solutions to customers in the world’s biggest manufacturing industries. Voice-of-customer research is at the heart of the company’s new product development, allowing ESAB to make meaningful improvements that deliver real impacts.

An unparalleled global portfolio of leading brands.

With more than 40 global and regional brands, we provide more leading fabrication technology to our customers than anyone else in the industry.

alcotec ami arcair cigweld conarco ewac exaton octopuz stoody tbi thermal dynamics tweco victor westarco

Innovation spotlight.


In 2021, ESAB acquired OCTOPUZ, a company specializing in the design, development, implementation, and customization of superior Offline Robot Programming (OLRP) software for industrial robot applications. OCTOPUZ works with innovative robot manufacturers, integrators, end-users, OLRP software resellers, and educational institutions worldwide to continually refine its products and processes and to better serve customers all over the world.

Shaping the world we imagine.

As fabrication enters the 21st century, there is increasing pressure to develop new methods, materials, and knowledge to meet the challenges posed by the industry sectors we serve. ESAB’s business structure has been optimized to ensure we are continuously providing accessible expertise, exceptional productivity, and data-driven innovation across all the market segments ESAB serves while continuing its rapid growth.

How ESAB Business Excellence (EBX) is working for ESAB.

By embracing the core tenants of EBX, ESAB has realized continuous improvement in many key areas year over year.

Fabrication technology–adjusted EBITA margin growth

New product introductions