Atlas Copco invites to press conference today at 4pm

February 19, 2004

Stockholm, February 19, 2004 What  We kindly invite you to participate in our press conference.  Why  Atlas Copco has signed a contract to acquire Ingersoll-Rand Drilling Solutions.  Who  This invitation is primarily aimed at media. Analysts and investors, interested in the construction, mining and industrial sectors are also welcome to attend. When  Date: Today, February 19  Time: 4 pm CET  Where  Näringslivets Hus, Storgatan 19, Stockholm Present from Atlas Copco AB will be:  Björn Rosengren, Business Area Executive, Atlas Copco Construction and Mining Technique  Cathrine Gustafsdahl, Communications Manager  Hans Ola Meyer, CFO  Mattias Olsson, Investor Relations Manager Participation at the conference  Please confirm your participation by phone or e-mail to Katarina Dahn, +46 (0)8 743 8222 or +46 (0)70 349 8222, [email protected] Participation on telephone  Alternatively, you can listen to the press conference by telephone.  Call +46 (0)8 598 02 173. Please call 5 minutes before it starts at 4 PM CET.  The presentation will be available on, Investor Relations section.  Note: no interviews or comments will be given prior to the press conference.  We look forward to your participation.  Annika Berglund  Senior Vice President, Group Communications  Atlas Copco AB