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Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions donates over 150 pounds of food to Good Samaritans

2014-07-25

Over a 10-day period, Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions held a food drive to help the Good Samaritan’s Food Pantry of Garland, Texas restock its shelves.

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There were many items Good Samaritan’s of Garland needed replenished, including but not limited to canned meats, cereal, tea and coffee. In all, the employees at Atlas Copco’s Drilling Solutions donated 174 lbs. of food.
 
“I am proud of what the group has accomplished so far this year and it is great to see the positive impact we are marking in our community,” said Chad Przano, who leads the Community Engagement Committee at the Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions.
 
The committee was formed to help make a difference in the Garland community, and holds a number of events throughout the year, such as food drives, to offer a helping hand to those in need.

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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 service 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 2013, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 84 (BEUR 9.7) and more than 40 000 employees. 
  
Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions is a division within Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business area. It develops, manufactures, and markets a wide range of rotary drilling equipment for use in surface mining, exploration, construction, water well, aggregate, and shallow oil and gas applications worldwide. The divisional headquarters and main production center are located in Garland, Texas, USA.