Atlas Copco opens second compressor factory in India

  Atlas Copco opens second compressor factory in India

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM -- February 25, 2013

Atlas Copco has inaugurated a new compressor manufacturing plant in India.

Atlas Copco has unveiled a state-of-the-art lean compressor manufacturing
facility near Pune, India. The built-up area of 19 000 square meters includes
a manufacturing plant and an engineering office building. The factory is built
in accordance with LEED (Leadership in Environmental Energy and Design.) It
contributes to Atlas Copco's goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by at
least 20% by 2020.

The new facility will manufacture industrial and portable compressors. The
present factory in Dapodi, India, will continue to produce oil-free
compressors and quality-air products.

“Atlas Copco continues to invest in the Indian market, and we are proud to
inaugurate this new facility that is built according to lean manufacturing
principles,” said Stephan Kuhn, Business Area President, Atlas Copco
Compressor Technique. “The factory will contribute to increased efficiencies
and further support our expansion in India. It will serve customers both in
and outside India.”

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

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Atlas Copco
Stephan Kuhn, Business Area President, Compressor Technique
32 (0)3 870 2938
Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager
46 (0)8743 8060 or 46 (0)70 865 8060
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