Ronnie Leten, President and CEO, confirms Atlas Copco’s most recent outlook statement, that the overall near-term demand for the Group is expected to remain at current level.
“The market has been mixed this year, with industrial sectors such as automotive and aerospace showing good demand for our tools and assembly systems, while the mining and construction sectors have suffered
,” Ronnie Leten said. “We are focusing on efficiency but also on innovation in our products and services to continue to enhance customers’ productivity
The capital markets day begins with presentations by Ronnie Leten; Hans Ola Meyer, CFO; and the Business Area Presidents: Nico Delvaux, Compressor Technique; Mats Rahmström, Industrial Technique; Johan Halling, Mining and Rock Excavation Technique; and Andrew Walker, Construction Technique.
Special focus will be on service as well as on Industrial Technique. The day includes an exhibition of that business area’s tools and assembly technologies, such as adhesive and self-pierce riveting solutions increasingly used by automotive manufacturers to assemble lightweight materials.
Atlas Copco also presents recently set focused priorities to complement the strategy for sustainable profitable growth. The priorities are Innovation, Business Ethics, Safety and Health, Resource Efficiency, and Competent Teams, and aim at safeguarding that the strategy is truly sustainable. Atlas Copco’s financial goals remain intact. Read more about the priorities at http://www.atlascopco.com/us/sustainability/