June 2, 2017
Stockholm, Sweden, June 2, 2017: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, today inaugurates a state-of-the-art facility for rental customers in Europe.
The brand-new building in Boom, Belgium, will serve as the main competence center for Atlas Copco’s rental business in the region, supporting its network of 50 depots and customers all over Europe. It will also be the new headquarters for the Specialty Rental division in Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business area.
“This modern facility will further strengthen our position in Europe as a total solutions provider of temporary air, power, steam and nitrogen solutions to manufacturing, oil and gas, power and mining customers,” said Andrew Walker, Business Area President of Construction Technique.
Atlas Copco has invested MEUR 5 (MSEK 50) in the facility, where about 80 employees will work. It is built to create maximum efficiency while at the same time being highly ergonomic for the workers. The building also meets top environmental standards by featuring for example solar panels and rain water recuperation for machine cleaning.
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.