Atlas Copco Interim report at June 30, 2008 (unaudited)

July 18, 2008

Emerging markets boost sales growth

Near-term demand outlook

The overall demand for Atlas Copco’s products and services is expected to remain at a high level, primarily due to a continued strong demand development in emerging markets and the mining industry. Some customer segments in North America and Western Europe, related to consumer goods and residential construction, are expected to weaken.

For further information, please contact:


Ingrid Andersson, Investor Relations Manager,

Phone: +46 8 743 8290 or +46 70 497 8290


Love Liman, Acting Media Relations Manager, Corporate Communications,

Phone: +46 8 743 8060 or +46 73 231 8060

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