Victor Technologies International Inc.

Thermadyne Changes Name to Victor Technologies

Thermadyne Holdings Corporation changed its name to Victor Technologies Group Inc. and the name of its wholly owned welding-equipment subsidiary Thermadyne Industries Inc. to Victor Technologies International Inc.

“To re-position the company in the marketplace, we are returning to our roots,” says Martin Quinn, the company’s chief executive officer. “Victor Technologies will recapture the pioneering spirit and embody the original attributes of the Victor brand: authenticity, reliability and innovation.”

Victor is the company’s strongest and most established brand, celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2013. “By leveraging the Victor name, we reinforce to the industry our focus on meeting the needs of the end user customer for our products and providing advanced cutting, welding and gas control solutions through each of our brands,” said Quinn. “Our vision for the company is ‘Innovation to shape the world.’”

Headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., Victor Technologies provides solutions for cutting, welding and gas control equipment under brand names that include Victor, Tweco, Arcair, Thermal Dynamics, Thermal Arc, Stoody, TurboTorch, Firepower and Cigweld.