About Us

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market.  Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 60 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 19 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries.  For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the Company’s website at http://www.lincolnelectric.com.

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Wayne Trail, acquired by Lincoln Electric in 2012, is a recognized leader in the design of flexible, automated systems used within a wide range of metal forming, fabricating, and joining industries. Its current market segments include robotics, welding, and fixturing; press automation; tube bending and fabricating systems; tubular hydroform and structural-frame automation; build-to-print manufacturing services; and laser processing systems.

Since 1962, Wayne Trail has applied a true synergy to solving customers’ application challenges. We bring together the people, skills and resources to develop fully integrated automation solutions for a wide range of industries – automotive, aerospace, appliances, HVAC, and furniture, to name just a handful.

While we started as a local tool and die business, today we supply turnkey automated process and handling systems, standalone work cells or even custom system upgrades. We research and use new technologies and design methods.

And, we do it all with one goal: to give our customers the best solutions right for their manufacturing operations.


Lincoln Electric brings together premier integrators for the automotive industry:

Full range of turnkey automation capabilities

  • Standard system solutions for arc welding and laser cutting or welding
  • Custom Systems
  • Robotic integration including Fanuc®, Yaskawa Motoman®, Kuka® and ABB®
  • In-house tooling and fixturing capabilities
  • Press Automation
  • Pre- and Post-Hydroforming Automation Processes
  • Tube bending and Fabricating
  • Assembly
  • Material handling
  • Machine tending
  • Laser processes
  • Service and support

Worldwide Support

  • Over 1,400 employees highly experienced in automation
  • Dedicated research and development teams
  • Design and build locations across the world

Industries Served

Automotive | Aerospace | Military | Oil & Gas | Heavy Equipment | Recreation Vehicles | Nuclear  | Alternative Energy

Wayne Trail Is A Member Of



ISO 14001 Certificate
ISO 9001 Certificate