www.atlascopco-group.com As of August 8, 2000, Atlas Copco is launching a new Internet website with public information about the Group and links to all of its brands. The new site can be accessed under address: www.atlascopco-group.com. Please note that any subscriptions made on the old address are still valid. Atlas Copco is an international group of industrial companies with its head office in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1999, the Group had revenues of SEK 36 billion, with 98 percent of revenues outside Sweden, and over 26,000 employees. Atlas Copco companies develop, manufacture, and market electric and pneumatic tools, compressed air equipment, construction and mining equipment, assembly systems, and offer related service and equipment rental. Additional information about Atlas Copco is available at the Group's web site, www.atlascopco-group.com, which provides access to current news about the Company. For further information, please contact: Helene Hellberg, Communications Manager, Atlas Copco AB phone +46 8 743 8074, mobile +46 70 349 8074, helene.hellberg@atlascopco.com ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/08/08/20000808BIT00120/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/08/08/20000808BIT00120/bit0002.pdf

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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.