Acquisitions and divestments

Acquisitions within the Atlas Copco Group are primarily done in, or very close to, the already existing core businesses. All acquired businesses are expected to make a positive contribution to economic value added.

In the list below you will find important acquisitions and divestments. No sales are disclosed for former Atlas Copco distributors. Please click highlighted links to view the press release. If you click on press releases older than 2013 you will be redirected to our previous Atlas Copco website.

*Annual revenues and number of employees at time of acquisition/divestment.

**As of January 1, 2017, Leybold, CSK, Capitol Research Equipment, Innovative Vacuum Solutions, Applied Plasma Systems and Edwards belong to Vacuum Technique business area.

Effective July 17, 2017, Construction Technique has changed name to Power Technique.

As of January 1, 2018, Mining and Rock Excavation Technique Business Area was reported as discontinued operations within Epiroc AB. Epiroc AB was listed on Nasdaq Stockholm June 18, 2018

Date Acquisitions Divestments Business Area** Revenues MSEK* No. of employees*
2018 Sep 4 Reno A/S   Compressor Technique 153 60
2018 Aug 1 QUISS Qualitäts-Inspektionssysteme und Service AG   Industrial Technique 86 45
2018 Jun 18   Epiroc AB Mining & Rock Excavation Technique 31 440 12 948
2018 Apr 4 Klingel Joining Technologies   Industrial Technique 82 23
2018 Mar 1 Walker Filtration Ltd.    Compressor Technique 330 220
2018 Feb 2   Concrete and compaction Power Technique  570  200
2018 Feb 1 Hy-Performance Fluid Power   Mining & Rock Excavation Technique  50 26
2018 Jan 17 Location Thermique Service SAS   Power Technique 70 13
2018 Jan 3 Cate Drilling Solutions LLC.   Mining & Rock Excavation Technique   35
2018 Jan 3 Rockdrill Services Australia Pty. Ltd.    Mining & Rock Excavation Technique 90 37
2018 Jan 2 Renegade Drilling Supplies Proprietary Ltd.    Mining & Rock Excavation Technique   22
2017 Oct 5   Dynapac Power Technique 2900 1280
2017 Sep 7 C.H. Spencer & Company Co.   Compressor Technique   40
2017 Aug 8 Glauber Equipment Corporation (certain assets)   Compressor Technique   16
2017 Jul 4 Mobilaris MCE AB (34%)   Mining and Rock Excavation Technique 30 20
2017 May 3 Pressure Compressores Ltda   Compressor Technique 145 150
2017 May 3 Locação Comércio Importação e Exportação Ltda   Construction Technique 50 40
2017 Mar 2 Orcan Basincli   Compressor Technique   17
2017 Feb 2
Erkat Spezialmaschinen und Service
  Construction Technique
110 38
2017 Jan 3 hb Kompressoren Druckluft- und Industrietechnik
  Compressor Technique   10
2016 Dec 22 Air Power of Nebraska
  Compressor Technique   12
2016 Nov 24 Phillip-Tech     Industrial Technique   45
2016 Sep 1 Leybold**   Compressor Technique 3150 1600
2016 Aug 5 CSK**   Compressor Technique 870 400
2016 Aug 2 Schneider Druckluft   Compressor Technique 250 110
2016 Jul 4 Roxel Rental AS   Construction Technique 12 2
2016 Jun 14 Bondtech   Industrial Technique 32 12
2016 May 2 Kohler Druckluft   Compressor Technique   30
2016 Apr 15 Scales Industrial Technologies Inc   Compressor Technique   180
2016 Apr 4 Air et Fluides Lyonnais   Compressor Technique   6
2016 Mar 2 FIAC   Compressor Technique 640 400
2016 Jan 12 Varisco   Construction Technique 270 135
2016 Jan 5 Capitol Research Equipment**   Compressor Technique 22 15
2015 Dec 15                    Air Supply Systems   Compressor Technique   37
2015 Dec 4 Innovative Vacuum Solutions Inc.**   Compressor Technique 32 19
2015 Oct 5 NJS Technologies   Industrial Technique 9 7
2015 Sep 9 Air Repair Sales and Service   Compressor Technique   12
2015 Aug 7 Applied Plasma Systems**   Compressor Technique 9 5
2015 Jul 2 Mustang Services   Construction Technique 45 2
2015 Mar 24   Ortman Fluid Power Compressor Technique 30 19
2015 Mar 3 Kalibriercentrum Bayern   Industrial Technique 28 27
2015 Feb 9   JC Carter Compressor Technique   35
2015 Jan 8 Maes Compressoren   Compressor Technique 65 30
2014 Dec 31 Titan Technologies International Inc.   Industrial Technique 35 14
2014 Sep 10 Henrob   Industrial Technique 1 063 400
2014 Sep 3 Ash Air (NZ) Ltd. and Fox Air NZ Ltd.   Compressor Technique 162 120
2014 May 27 Cavaletti Equipamentos e Servicos Ltda   Compressor Technique 26 34
2014 May 5 National Pump & Compressor Ltd. & McKenzie Compressed Air Inc.   Compressor Technique   120
2014 Feb 3 Geawelltech   Mining and Rock Excavation Technique   19
2014 Jan 9 Edwards Group Ltd.**   Compressor Technique 6 950 3 400
2013 Nov 22 Tentec Ltd   Industrial Technique 105 65
2013 Oct 17 Archer Underbalanced Services   Mining and Rock Excavation Technique 230 75
2013 Oct 14 Synatec    Industrial Technique 105 120
2013 Sep 10 Pneumatic Holdings Inc.   Construction Technique 73 16
2013 Sep 9 Dost Kompresör ve Endüstri Makinalari Imal Bakim ve Ticaret A.S.   Compressor Technique - 16
2013 May 3 National Pump & Compressor   Compressor Technique - 45
2013 May 2 Saltus-Werk Max Forst GmbH   Industrial Technique 70 65
2013 Apr 23 Rapid-Torc   Industrial Technique 75 30
2013 Apr 3 MEYCO   Mining and Rock Excavation Technique 190 45
2013 Mar 5 Shandong Rock Drilling Tools Co., Ltd.   Mining and Rock Excavation Technique 420 687
2013 Feb 28 Air et Techniques Energies Provence   Compressor Technique - 30
2012 Oct 26 NewTech Drilling Products, LLC.   Mining and Rock Excavation Technique 45 20
2012 Aug 2 Ekomak Group   Compressor Technique 200 160
2012 Aug 1 Gazcon A/S   Compressor Technique 30 21
2012 Mar 16 Guangzhou Linghein Compressor Co.   Compressor Technique 100 160
2012 Feb 13 Wuxi Shengda Air/Gas Purity Equipment Co., Ltd.   Compressor Technique 85 130
2012 Jan 31 Neumatica - Colombian distributor   Mining and Rock Excavation Technique   15
2012 Jan 31 GIA Industri AB   Mining and Rock Excavation Technique 230 113
2012 Jan 12 Perfora S.p.A   Mining and Rock Excavation Technique 90 43
2012 Jan 4 Houston Service Industries, Inc.   Compressor Technique 240 123
2011 Nov 21 Seti-Tec S.A.S.   Industrial Technique 40 14
2011 Nov 1 Kalibrierdienst Stenger   Industrial Technique   7
2011 Oct 7   Self drilling anchors Mining and Rock Excavation Technique 100 45
2011 Oct 7 SCA Schucker   Industrial Technique 600 280
2011 Aug 17 Penlon Medical Gas Solutions   Compressor Technique 120 100
2011 Jul 15 Gesan   Construction Technique 510 160
2011 May 31 Tencarva - US distributor   Compressor Technique   37
2011 Apr 1 ABAC Catalunya –Spanish distributor   Compressor Technique   8
2011 Mar 7 J.C. Carter   Compressor Technique 175 70
2010 Oct 1 Cirmac International B.V.   Compressor Technique 127 42
2010 Sep 8 Kramer Air Tool Inc – US distributor   Industrial Technique 125 50
2010 Sep 1 H&F Drilling Supplies Ltd   Construction & Mining 59 20
2010 Aug 31 Hartl Anlagenbau   Construction & Mining 197 110
2010 Jun 2 Tooling Technologies – US distributor   Industrial Technique   22
2010 May 28 American Air Products – US distributor   Compressor Technique   18
2010 Mar 1 Quincy Compressor   Compressor Technique 900 400
2010 Jan 18 Compressor distributor in Louisiana, USA   Compressor Technique    
2009 Sep 8 Servis A.C. s.r.o.   Compressor Technique 10 10
2009 Apr 1 Focus and Prisma   Construction and Mining 93 104
2009 Jan 12 Compressor Enginering - UK distributor   Compressor Technique 40 39
2008 Nov 20 Aggreko European Rental   Compressor Technique 91  25
2008 Aug 8 Industrial Power Sales   Industrial Technique    61
2008 May 23 Two US distributors   Compressor Technique    60
2008 May 2  Hurricane and Grimmer   Compressor Technique  146  90
2008 Apr 30 Fluidcon   Construction & Mining  68  223
2008 Feb 13   Guimera Compressor Technique 130 92
2008 Apr 30   ABIRD Compressor Technique 94 31
2007 Dec 12 KTS   Industrial Technique 75 46
2007 Nov 1   Shenyang Ruifeng   Construction & Mining       100                700
2007 Aug 29    Prime Industrial Rentals Compressor Technique 112 52
2007 Aug 1 Mafi-Trench   Compressor Technique 360 120
2007 May 31  Dynapac   Construction & Mining 4 600 2 100
2007 Apr 2 ABAC   Compressor Technique 1 700 650
2007 Mar 15  Greenfield   Compressor Technique 270 200
2007 Mar 1  Rodcraft   Industrial Technique 208 78
2006 Nov 28   Rental Service Corporation Rental Service 11 958 5 100
2006 Oct 31  Technisches Büro Böhm   Industrial Technique 54 30
2006 Oct 2 Bolaite   Compressor Technique 137 309
2006 Aug 28  Microtec Systems   Industrial Technique 18 18
2006 Aug 25 Beacon Medaes   Compressor Technique 720 386
2006 Jul 13 BEMT Tryckluft   Compressor Technique 50 40
2006 May 8 Thiessen Team   Construction & Mining 160 142
2006 Feb 24 Fuji Air Tools   Industrial Technique 190 120
2006 Jan 3 Consolidated Rock    Construction & Mining 160 50
Machinery
2006 Jan 2 BLM   Industrial Technique 59 44
2005 Dec 7   Stationary generator business  Compressor Technique   28
2005 Nov 2 Creemers   Compressor Technique 56 22
2005 Oct 31 Pneumatech Inc. and ConservAIR Technologies   Compressor Technique 140 175
2005 Oct 11 Ketting Handel   Compressor Technique 35 13
2005 Sep 6 Intermech   Compressor Technique 100 45
2005 Jun 16 Contex   Compressor Technique 72 23
2005 Jun 1 Lutos   Compressor Technique 41 87
2005 Mar 21 BIAB Tryckluft   Compressor Technique 15 8
2005 Mar 3 GSE tech-motive   Industrial Technique 170 67
2005 Jan 17 Lifton   Construction & Mining 55 141
2005 Jan 10  Scanrotor   Industrial Technique 71 33
2005 Jan 3   Professional electric tools Industrial Technique 5 462 3 000
2004 Nov 1 IAT   Rental Service 375 90
2004 Sep 30 Kolfor Plant   Compressor Technique 49 36
2004 Sep 20 Rotex   Construction & Mining 73 16
2004 Sep 14 Baker Hughes Mining Tools   Construction & Mining 300 176
2004 Aug 23 QQPMC (joint venture)   Industrial Technique 50 80
2004 Jun 30 Ingersoll-Rand Drilling Solutions   Construction & Mining 2 200 950
2004 Jun 22 Guimerá   Compressor Technique 147 132
2003 Oct 31 Shenyang Rock Drilling Machinery   Construction & Mining  110 220
2003 Oct 1 South African Professional Drilling Equipment + Mining services   Construction & Mining  90 60
2003 Aug 8 Puska Pneumatic   Compressor Technique 100 25
2003 Apr 4 DreBo Werkzeugfabrik   Industrial  Technique 230 160
2002 Aug 22   Revathi Equipment Industrial Technique 100 114
2002 Jun 3 Krupp Berco Bautechnik   Construction & Mining 600 420
2002 Apr 18 Liuzhou Tech Machinery Co.   Compressor Technique 100 190
2002 Apr 17 MAI-Ankertechnik   Construction & Mining 70 15
2001 Dec 6 Grassair   Compressor Technique 85 75
2001 Aug 31 Christensen Products   Construction & Mining 160 7
2001 May 1 Masons   Compressor Technique 140 50
2001 Q1 Various small rental cos.   Rental Service 36 30
2000 Q4 Various small rental cos.   Rental Service 49 41
2000 Oct 31   JKS Lamagetd Construction & Mining 50 35
2000 Sep 6 Hobic Bit Industries   Construction & Mining  60 85
2000 Q3 Various small rental cos.   Rental Service 115  
2000 Q2 Various small rental cos.   Rental Service 130  
2000 Apr 24   Atlas Copco Rotoflow Compressor Technique 300 140
2000 Q1  Various small rental cos.   Rental Service 80  
1999 Nov 1 Tool Technics   Industrial Technique 40 32
1999 Q4  Various small rental cos.   Rental Service 40  
1999 Aug 31   Atlas Copco Controls Industrial Technique 470 235
1999 Jul 29 Rental Service Corporation   Rental Service 5 520 3 600
1999 Jul 1 ABIRD   Compressor Technique 40 25
1999 Jan 1 Rand Air   Compressor Technique 90 200