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11 November 2011

Lincoln Electric Challenges 2011 FABTECH Attendees to Complete the Microsoft® Tag Code Tour

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Cleveland – During the 2011 FABTECH show, Nov. 14-17, visitors to Lincoln Electric’s booth and the adjacent booths of its subsidiaries, will see first-hand the latest in welding solutions and also participate in a scavenger hunt contest to locate 2D Microsoft® Tag barcodes for a chance to win a VIP experience trip. Lincoln Electric can be found at booth #5922 in the North Hall of Chicago’s McCormick Place.

Lincoln Electric’s presence at this year’s show reflects the company’s commitment to offer the welding industry the most up-to-date welding technology. Lincoln Electric and its affiliated companies are “Serving the Industry Together,” through innovative product offerings and services. 

In the Microsoft® Tag contest, visitors are asked to locate specific mobile ready 2-D codes at Lincoln Electric’s and its subsidiaries’ exhibits. Each code reveals a mobile webpage specific to each company, and displays a new product or feature. At the bottom of each webpage is a letter - essential to collect. After all five 2D Microsoft® Tag codes have been scanned the letters will spell out a word to be input into a digital entry form on a smartphone.  

All who complete the form will be entered into a grand prize drawing. Four participants will be randomly selected to win a weekend VIP experience trip for two to one of the following events in 2012:
  • NASCAR® Sprint® Cup Series Race
  • Professional Bull Riders Competition
  • Izod® IndyCar® Series Race
  • AeroShell® Aerobatic Team Ride of a Lifetime

All visitors who complete the tour will receive a gift case filled with promotional items from each participating Lincoln Electric company.

So be prepared to scan at the show and download the 2D Microsoft® Tag barcode reader on your iPhone®, Android®, BlackBerry®, Windows® Phone 7, Windows® Mobile, Symbian or J2ME phone today. Map out the way to victory with a North Hall FABTECH floor plan

Don’t have a smartphone? You can still enter to win one of the grand prizes by swiping your show ID badge at the Lincoln Electric info desk at booth #5922. However, you will not be eligible to receive the gift case.
While visiting the booths, participants not only should be on the lookout for Microsoft® Tags to scan, but also for the new products on display. Some featured products include:
  • Flextec™ 650 and Power Wave® S500 Advanced Inverter Driven Based Power Sources
  • POWER MIG® 256 and POWER MIG® 180 Dual Commercial or Mid-level Wire Feeder Welders
  • Activ8™ Industrial Wire Feeders
  • A Complete Line of Magnum® PRO Guns
  • Consumables – Pipeliner® and Innershield® Welding Wires
  • Checkpoint® Mobile and Cloud Production Monitoring™

Those in the market for upgrading welding equipment also will be able to learn more about Lincoln Electric’s Money Matters™ rebate program. The current program will be extended until Feb. 29, 2012, giving customers more time to take advantage of rebate incentives or obtain FREE accessories. Ask a Lincoln Electric representative at the booth for details.

For more information on Lincoln Electric’s involvement at 2011 FABTECH, visit Lincoln Electric’s FABTECH page.
The Lincoln Electric Company, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, fume control systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market.
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