North Bethesda, MD, March 9, 2023 — ESAB Corporation (“ESAB” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ESAB), a world leader in connected fabrication technology and gas control solutions, today announced a collaboration with one of its longstanding distribution partners in Turkey, ÖZMETAL, to supply in-kind welding equipment and consumables to support earthquake relief efforts in Turkey. ÖZMETAL will work with local customers in Turkey that are providing direct aid to the impacted areas. In addition, ESAB associates at its Middle East regional office have donated essential items to the Turkish Embassy in Dubai.
“ESAB offers our deepest sympathy to all those affected by the devastating earthquake in Turkey,” said Johan Fransson, President, Europe, ESAB. “We are committed to supporting the communities in which we work, live and serve and are grateful for partners like ÖZMETAL and our customers in Turkey who are providing direct aid to help with relief efforts, as well as our associates who are making contributions to address the immediate needs in the region.”
“As a distributor of ESAB products in Turkey for 47 years, ÖZMETAL mobilized our team to work with customers to provide aid that will contribute to producing materials to help with on-the-ground relief efforts,” said Şeref Özdemir, Owner and CEO, ÖZMETAL. “We thank partners like ESAB for their generous support and working together to provide help for those in need.”
Supporting charitable causes and community involvement is part of ESAB’s shared purpose of Shaping the world we imagine.
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