TLC’s American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior Starring Paul Jr. of Paul Jr. Designs Launched its First Season August 12

Cleveland– TLC’s American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior, starring Paul Teutul Jr. of Paul Jr. Designs, launched its first season on Thursday, August 12. Lincoln Electric is the show sponsor and exclusive welding partner of the new custom chopper shop.

Additionally, Lincoln Electric has launched a new website dedicated to Paul Jr. Designs – The site – set up in a blog format – will feature weekly updates on the Lincoln/Paul Jr. Designs partnership, the show and other fun news. Readers are invited to leave comments as well.

To learn more about the new show, visit

Paul Jr., formerly of Orange County Choppers, is gearing up for the next season of the reality show by stocking the brand new custom chopper shop with top of the line equipment, including Lincoln Electric welders and consumables. 

As part of the multi-year partnership, Lincoln Electric, the world leader in welding products, will be the exclusive welding equipment provider for Paul Jr. Designs’ 7,200-square-foot shop in Newburgh, N.Y.  

About Paul Jr. Designs

After ten years of employment with Orange County Choppers, Paul Teutul Jr. left to start his own design company and custom chopper shop, Paul Jr. Designs. While focused primarily on building custom bikes and products, the new company is also pursuing creative partnerships with companies like Coleman® grills for product design. American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior will follow Paul Teutul Sr. as he operates his Orange County Choppers motorcycle business in Newburgh, N.Y. while his son Paul Jr. runs his own Paul Jr. Designs startup design company and custom chopper shop. For more information, visit

About Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 38 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 18 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. For more information, visit