Atlas Copco completes acquisition of remaining stake in Taiwanese exhaust management business

June 1, 2017

Stockholm, Sweden, June 1, 2017: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has completed the acquisition of the remaining stake in CSKT Inc., a joint venture in Taiwan that sells and services gas abatement and chemical delivery systems. 

CSK product

CSK exhaust management system

Atlas Copco acquired a 55% stake in CSKT with the acquisition in 2016 of CSK Inc., the South Korean exhaust management company. Atlas Copco has now acquired the remaining 45%. Atlas Copco announced on April 20, 2017, the agreement to acquire the stake. The purchase price is not material relative to Atlas Copco’s market capitalization and is not disclosed. The business continues to be part of the Semiconductor division in the Vacuum Technique business area.

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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 2016, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 101 (BEUR 11) and about 45 000 employees.