Atlas Copco’s Capital Markets Day, November 23, 2006

July 17, 2006

Stockholm, Sweden, July 17, 2006: Atlas Copco will host its annual Capital Markets Day on November 23, 2006, in Antwerp, Belgium. Please mark this day in your calendar at this time.

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 day 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.  At this time, we would like you to mark the day in your calendar. Instructions on how to register for the event and more detailed information will be distributed prior to the event. 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