Atlas Copco’s Q1 Report Conference Call on April 27

April 18, 2006

Stockholm, April 18, 2006: Atlas Copco will publish its Q1 results on Thursday, April 27 at approximately 12:00 PM CET. A conference call will be held at 3:00 PM CET / 9:00 AM EST.

Participating from Atlas Copco will be Gunnar Brock, President and CEO, and Hans Ola Meyer, CFO. The conference call will begin with a short presentation of the report followed by a question and answer session.  The conference call will be broadcasted live via the Internet. Please see our website for link, handout and further details:  To help ensure that the conference call begins in a timely manner, please dial in  5-10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.  Dial-in number +44 (0)20 7984 7564  Replay-number +44 (0)20 7806 1970  Code 5114024#    The replay is available for two days.  We look forward to your participation.  Mattias Olsson  Investor Relations Manager For further information please contact:  Mattias Olsson, Investor Relations Manager  +46 (0)8 743 8291 or +46 (0)70 518 8291  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