Lincoln Electric Announces In-Booth Celebrity Line-Up for SEMA 2016

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05 October 2016

Lincoln Electric Announces In-Booth Celebrity Line-Up for SEMA 2016


Chip Foose, owner and chief designer of Foose Design


Jessi Combs, co-host of award-winning internet series, The List – 1,001 Car Things to Do Before You Die


Chip Foose's “Impostor” auto-darkening helmet


Jessi Combs' “Jessi the Welder” auto-darkening helmet

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Cleveland Lincoln Electric will feature two of the biggest names in the automotive aftermarket industry in Booth 24643 at SEMA 2016: Jessi Combs and Chip Foose. Both celebrity designer/builders will sign autographs during the show. SEMA 2016 runs Nov. 1-4, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
 
Combs, the face of Lincoln Electric’s women’s welding gear, will appear on Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to noon. She currently co-hosts an award-winning internet series for AutoBlog called The List – 1,001 Car Things to Do Before You Die. Previous efforts include co-hosting positions on Overhaulin’, All Girls Garage and Mythbusters. Combs, a metal fabricator by trade and a race car driver at heart, has podium-finished the Baja 1000 and King of the Hammers multiple times. She also set the women’s land speed record in 2013 (398 miles per hour), giving her the title of “Fastest Woman on Four Wheels.”
 
Foose, owner and chief designer of Foose Design, will appear in the booth on Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. Foose arguably was responsible for the introduction of car customization and hot rodding to a mainstream audience when he was featured in a 2003 documentary, Rides, and launched the highly successful television series Overhaulin’ the following year. He is a four-time recipient of the coveted Ridler Award, one of many honors he has received during his career. This year, Foose will be inducted into the 2016 SEMA Hall of Fame.
 
The first 50 individuals to purchase either a Chip Foose “Impostor” or Jessi Combs “Jessi the Welder” auto-darkening helmet will receive an exclusive “VIP” pass that will put them in the front of the line to get autographs from their celebrity of choice. This offer is limited to products purchased at the 2016 SEMA show.

For more information, visit the Lincoln Electric Booth 24643 at SEMA 2016 or follow Lincoln Electric on Facebook and Twitter (@LincolnElectric).
 
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 48 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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