About ESAB

What we do

ESAB is a world leader in the production of welding and cutting equipment and consumables. Our innovative, world-renowned equipment and solutions are developed with input from our customers and built with the expertise and heritage of a global manufacturing leader.

Our Vision and Values

Our Vision and our distinct set of Values drive the success and spirit of our organization. At ESAB, under Colfax leadership, we live our values. Our Vision and Values help us to make strategic decisions, allocate resources, and focus our choices every day.

Global Presence

ESAB's reach extends to almost every nation in the world, with more than 8,600 employees, an established corporate presence in 47 countries, and 23 manufacturing facilities across 6 continents.


The story of ESAB is the story of welding. When our founder Oscar Kjellberg developed the world's first welding electrode in 1904, he launched a company whose innovation and uncompromising standards have helped create the history of welding itself.

Safety and the Environment

ESAB is strongly committed to protecting and enhancing the health and safety of the people we work with and the environments where they work. We also strive to continuously improve our environmental, social, and economic performance.

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Career Opportunities

ESAB prides itself as a great place to start or continue a career in the manufacturing industry. With locations throughout the world, ESAB is a global company with a rich tradition of industry leadership.