Atlas Copco closes acquisition of Houston Service Industries


Stockholm, Sweden, January 4, 2012: Atlas Copco North America LLC has completed the acquisition of Houston Service Industries, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of low-pressure blowers and vacuum pumps.

Houston Service Industries has annual revenues of about MUSD 37 (MSEK 240) and 123 employees. With its well-known brand HSI, the company has a strong domestic position in equipment for the wastewater treatment and industrial process sectors, offering sales synergies with Atlas Copco’s products in these market segments.

Houston Service Industries is part of the Oil-free Air division within the Compressor Technique business area. See www.hsiblowers.com for more.

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Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2010, Atlas Copco had 33 000 employees and revenues of BSEK 70 (BEUR 7.3). Learn more at www.atlascopco.com .

Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area provides industrial compressors, gas and process compressors and expanders, air and gas treatment equipment and air management systems. It has a global service network and offers specialty rental services. Compressor Technique innovates for sustainable productivity in the manufacturing, oil and gas, and process industries. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, Germany, the United States, China and India.

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