February 19, 2008
Stockholm, Sweden, February 19, 2008: Atlas Copco has established a new, fully-owned customer center in Angola, to strengthen its offering to customers in one of the world’s fastest-growing markets.
The new customer center, Atlas Copco Angola, Lda, was officially started on February 1, 2008. It offers a full range of Atlas Copco equipment, as well as aftermarket products and services, for rapidly growing customer segments such as construction, mining, oil and gas as well as manufacturing. The headquarters are in the capital, Luanda.
“By establishing this new customer center we are strengthening our commitment to existing and future customers, who will enjoy the benefits of shorter delivery times and better service,” says Ronnie Leten, Business Area President, Atlas Copco Compressor Technique. “Considering the rapid pace of Angola’s economic growth, this is an important market for us to be directly present in.”
Atlas Copco has been represented in Angola through distributors for almost 50 years. It is the local market leader in compressed air and construction and mining equipment. The new customer center operates as a part of the Compressor Technique business area.
For further information please contact:
Ronnie Leten, Business Area President, Compressor Technique
+32 (0)3 870 2938 or +32 (0)477 222 685
Daniel Frykholm, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 865 8060
Atlas Copco may be required to disclose the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act.
The information was submitted for publication at 09:00 on February 19, 2008.