CLEVELAND, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.17 per share, payable April 13, 2012, to holders of record as of March 31, 2012. 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 42 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, its products and services, visit the Company's website at http://www.lincolnelectric.com. SOURCE Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.