September 23, 2015
Stockholm, Sweden, September 23, 2015: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, won a major order in Germany for generators and compressors for usage at construction sites. The order value is MEUR 7.1 (MSEK 68).
Boels Rental, a leading European rental business in the construction sector, chose Atlas Copco’s Portable Energy division to deliver about 500 generators and portable compressors. The products will be rented to end-users across Europe, serving Boels Rental’s expansive customer base within the construction industry. The products will be covered for service by Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique Service division.
“We are delighted that Boels Rental continues to show great faith in our products and our local organizations,” said Andrew Walker, President of Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business area. “Partnering with forward-thinking companies such as Boels Rental is paramount to our continued development as a business area, and we look forward to continue helping their construction customers be as productive as possible.”
With this order, Boels Rental will receive a full range of the strongest products for the construction market. For example, the Power QAS generators operate with minimum noise, and the portable air compressors are durable, tough and easy to use.
Headquartered in Sittard, Netherlands, Boels Rental has more than 340 stores across Europe with primary markets being the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Italy and Slovakia.
Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2014, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 94 (BEUR 10.3) and more than 44 000 employees.
Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business area provides construction and demolition tools, portable compressors, pumps and generators, lighting towers, and compaction and paving equipment. The business area offers specialty rental and provides service through a global network. Construction Technique innovates for sustainable productivity in infrastructure, civil works, oil and gas, energy, drilling and road construction projects. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, Germany, Sweden, the United States, China, India and Brazil.