May 2, 2016
Stockholm, Sweden, May 2, 2016: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has acquired the compressor business of Kohler Druckluft, with operations in Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Kohler Druckluft is based in Eschen, Liechtenstein, and has about 30 employees. The company is an authorized Atlas Copco compressor distributor and specializes in selling, renting out and servicing industrial air compressors and air treatment systems.
“This acquisition will let us further improve our customer interaction in central Europe, supported by a fantastic team,” said Nico Delvaux, President of Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area.
The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The acquired company becomes part of Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area.
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 2015, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 102 (BEUR 11) and more than 43 000 employees.
Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area provides industrial compressors, vacuum solutions, gas and process compressors and expanders, air and gas treatment equipment and air management systems. The business area has a global service network and innovates for sustainable productivity in the manufacturing, oil and gas, and process industries. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, the United States, China, South Korea, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom.