Atlas Copco’s Capital Markets Day – December 4-5, 2006

September 5, 2006

Stockholm, September 5, 2006: Atlas Copco will host its annual Capital Markets Day on December 4-5, 2006, in Antwerp, Belgium. Please note the change of date.

The purpose of the Capital Markets Day is to give an update on the strategy and development of the Atlas Copco Group and also to cover a specific theme. This time the main focus is on the Compressor Technique business area. Antwerp, Belgium is the center of Atlas Copco’s compressor business and the days will be used to give participants a more in-depth look at the activities in this business area.  Participating from Atlas Copco will be Gunnar Brock, President and CEO, Hans Ola Meyer, CFO, Ronnie Leten, Business Area President, and the management team of the Compressor Technique business area.  To participate in the Capital Markets Day, please register via the Internet no later than November 3,, where you can also find further information. For further information please contact:  Mattias Olsson, Investor Relations Manager  +46 (0)8 743 8291 or +46 (0)70 518 8291  Ingrid Andersson, Investor Relations Coordinator  +46 (0)8 743 8290 or +46 (0)70 497 8290  e-mail: [email protected]  Atlas Copco is a world leading provider of industrial productivity solutions. The products and services range from compressed air and gas equipment, generators, construction and mining equipment, industrial tools and assembly systems, to related aftermarket and rental. In close cooperation with customers and business partners, and with more than 130 years of experience, Atlas Copco innovates for superior productivity. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, the Group’s global reach spans more than 150 markets. In 2005, Atlas Copco had 27 000 employees and revenues of BSEK 53 (MEUR 5 600).  Learn more at