CLEVELAND, Sept. 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LECO) is pleased to announce that it has received an initial order to supply four VelionTM 150kW DC fast chargers to DC-America, a leading provider of prewired, pre-commissioned charging depots for charge point operators, fleets, and installation contractors. The VelionTM chargers, coupled with the DC-America modular platform and structural raceway system, will be a part of DC-America’s National Electric Vehicle (NEVI) Formula program compliant offerings.
Lincoln Electric’s inaugural 150kW VelionTM DC fast charger exceeds 75% domestic content, is engineered to exceed 97% uptime with an output of up to 1000V/150A and 500V/300A, with charging efficiency of 95%. VelionTM operates within the temperature range of -31° F to 122° F (-35° C to 50° C) delivering reliable performance in a wide range of operating conditions and is backed by Lincoln Electric’s multi-point service network across the United States.
Production of the Velion™ system, including a 150kW power tower and free-standing pedestal, will begin in the fourth quarter of 2023. Lincoln Electric has expanded its manufacturing capacity to produce up to 6,000 units annually in its Cleveland, Ohio facility. The 150kW VelionTM DC fast charger is the first of several DC fast charging products the Company will be bringing to market.
Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert™ for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers’ fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 71 manufacturing locations in 20 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries. For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the Company’s website at