Atlas Copco Celebrates 140 Years of Achievements

  Atlas Copco Celebrates 140 Years of Achievements

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM -- February 21, 2013

Atlas Copco, recognized as one of the world’s most innovative, ethical, and
sustainable companies, today celebrates 140 years of industrial excellence
with a range of activities in 90 countries where it has its own operations.

“Celebrating 140 years is a fantastic opportunity to further strengthen our
customer focus and relations,” said Ronnie Leten, President and CEO of the
Atlas Copco Group. “It is also a great occasion for our employees to feel
proud of all accomplishments and excited about the opportunities such as
continue creating innovative products and service to new and existing
customers.”

Marking the 140 years since the company’s 1873 foundation, Ronnie Leten today
rang the opening bell at the NASDAQ stock exchange in New York, U.S. The
shares of Atlas Copco have been listed on NASDAQ OMX in Sweden for more than
90 years.

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 BSEK90.5 (BEUR 10.5). Learn more at
www.atlascopco.com.

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For Atlas Copco
Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager
46 (0)8743 8060 or 46 (0)70 347 2455