30 okt 2000

The Atlas Copco Group will issue financial information on the following dates next year:

Atlas Copco is an international group of industrial companies with its head office in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1999, the Group had revenues of approximately $4.2 billion (USD), with 97 percent of revenues outside Sweden, and over 26,000 employees. Atlas Copco companies develop, manufacture, and market electric and pneumatic tools, compressed air equipment, construction and mining equipment, assembly systems, and offer related service and equipment rental.

Additional information about Atlas Copco is available at the Group's web site,

For further information:

Annika Berglund
Senior Vice President Group Communications
Atlas Copco AB
Phone: +46 8 743 8070
Mobile: +46 70 322 8070
E-mail: [email protected]