Atlas Copco opens customer center in Nigeria

April 22, 2009

Stockholm, Sweden, April 22, 2009: Atlas Copco today opens its first customer center in Nigeria, strengthening its offering to customers in one of Africa’s largest growth markets.

The new customer center, Atlas Copco CMT & CT Nigeria Ltd, markets products such as drill rigs and consumables for construction and mining and portable and stationary compressors. It will employ about 20 people. The Atlas Copco Group has previously been represented in the country by distributors.

“Nigeria is a potentially very large market for Atlas Copco, with its growing construction segment among other industries,” says Björn Rosengren, Business Area President, Atlas Copco Construction and Mining Technique. “We will now be able to fully serve our Nigerian customers and extend our already strong presence in the region.”

For further information please contact:
Björn Rosengren, Business Area President, Construction and Mining Technique
+46 (0)8 743 8314 or +46 (0)70 417 8502
Daniel Frykholm, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 865 8060

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