Atlas Copco completes U.S. compressor distribution acquisition

Stockholm, Sweden, May 3, 2013: Atlas Copco’s U.S.-based Quincy Compressor LLC has finalized the acquisition of National Pump & Compressor’s air compressor business in the state of Illinois, USA.

Quincy will open a new company store that will serve as a base for the sale and servicing of Quincy’s products in the Illinois region. The business being purchased has distributed Quincy products for more than 60 years.

About 45 employees will join Quincy Compressor through this acquisition.

Atlas Copco announced on April 11, 2013, that Quincy had agreed to acquire the business.

For further information please contact:
Stephan Kuhn, Business Area President, Compressor Technique
+32 (0)3 870 2938

Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 347 2455

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 2012, Atlas Copco had 39 800 employees and revenues of BSEK 90.5 (BEUR 10.5). 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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