THE HARRIS PRODUCTS GROUP

Cathey Sexton named Human Resource Manager

Gainesville, Ga. - May 04, 2010 :

The Harris Products Group announced today the appointment of Cathey Sexton as Human Resource Manager-Gainesville, Ga.

Sexton comes to Harris from Unisia Steering Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi. Prior to Unisia, she was a Human Resources Specialist at Freudenberg-NOK. Sexton earned her Professional Human Resources certification in 2002, and her Senior Professional Human Resources certification in 2010. Her professional certifications coupled with over twenty years of experience in Human Resources will be a tremendous asset to her position in the Gainesville, Ga., facility of The Harris Products Group.

The Harris Products Group, a Lincoln Electric Company, is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of cutting, welding, brazing, and soldering equipment and consumables and gas distribution systems. Harris Products Group products are sold and used in more than 90 countries. For more information about the Harris Products Group and its products and services, please visit the company's web site at www.harrisproductsgroup.com.

Contact Information:
Ira Vea Bennett, Director of Marketing
The Harris Products Group
2345 Murphy Boulevard
Gainesville, GA 30504-6000
Tel:  770.538.6184
Fax:  770.535.8358
Email:  ira_bennett@lincolnelectric.com