On August 31, 2010, ALJ Rogers issued a lengthy Final Initial Determination in Inv. No. 337-TA-686, Certain Bulk Welding Wire Containers and Components Thereof and Welding Wire, finding that respondents ESAB AB of Sweden and Sidergas SpA of Italy do not infringe complainants Lincoln Electric Company and Lincoln Global, Inc.’s U.S. Pat. No. 6,708,864. In addition, the ALJ found that complainants satisfy the domestic industry requirement with respect to the ‘864 patent.