Atlas Copco again on Forbes top-100 innovation list

August 21, 2013

Stockholm, Sweden, August 21, 2013: Atlas Copco once again was included in renowned business magazine Forbes’s list of the world’s 100 most innovative companies.

Forbes has based the list on an “innovation premium” that accounts for the extent to which investors expect a company to generate good returns through innovative products, services and markets. To see the complete list go to the Forbes website.



Earlier this year Atlas Copco was acknowledged as one of the world’s most sustainable companies in the Global 100 list presented at the World Economic Forum, as well as ranked one of the most ethical companies by Ethisphere Institute. Atlas Copco was also named a “Leader” by the FTSE4Good index on environmental, social and governance practices.

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