Stockholm, Sweden, September 30, 2010: Today, Atlas Copco inaugurates a customer center in Panama, to give closer support and an extended offer to the growing customer base in Central America and the Caribbean.
The new customer center, Atlas Copco Central America S. A., will market products such as drill rigs, consumables and parts for both underground and surface operations. The customer center also offers exploration, construction and ground engineering equipment and compressors.
One important project in the region is the Panama Canal expansion to which Atlas Copco has already delivered drilling rigs.
“We see good business opportunities in this dynamic region, especially in construction,” says Björn Rosengren, Business Area President Atlas Copco Construction and Mining Technique. “The new customer center provides a solid base for growth and enables us to offer customers a wider range of products and give them closer support.”
The customer center will initially employ approximately 15 people.
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- Björn Rosengren, Business Area President, Construction and Mining Technique
+86 1370 1966 816 (Chinese mobile) or +46 (0)70 417 8502 (Swedish mobile)
- Love Liman, Acting Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)73 318 8060
is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. The Group delivers sustainable solutions for increased customer productivity through innovative products and services. Founded 1873, the company is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2009, Atlas Copco had about 30 000 employees and revenues of BSEK 64 (BEUR 6.0). Learn more at www.atlascopco.com (http://www.atlascopco.com/
Atlas Copco’s Construction and Mining Technique
business area develops, manufactures, markets and services rock drilling tools, construction and demolition tools, mobile crushers and screeners, drill rigs and equipment. It innovates for superior productivity in surface and underground rock excavation, exploration drilling, rock reinforcement, ground engineering, water well, oil and gas drilling, and compaction and paving equipment worldwide. The business area has its principal product development and main manufacturing units in Sweden and the United States. More information is available on www.atlascopco.com