February 21, 2013
Stockholm, Sweden, February 21, 2013: Atlas Copco, recognized as one of the world’s most innovative, ethical, and sustainable companies, today celebrates 140 years of industrial excellence with a range of activities in 90 countries where it has its own operations.
“Celebrating 140 years is a fantastic opportunity to further strengthen our customer focus and relations,” said Ronnie Leten, President and CEO of the Atlas Copco Group. “It is also a great occasion for our employees to feel proud of all accomplishments and excited about the opportunities such as continue creating innovative products and service to new and existing customers.”
Marking the 140 years since the company’s 1873 foundation, Ronnie Leten today rang the opening bell at the NASDAQ stock exchange in New York, U.S. The shares of Atlas Copco have been listed on NASDAQ OMX in Sweden for more than 90 years.