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Atlas Copco Compressors Appoints Erik Arfalk as Vice President of Communications and Branding


Atlas Copco Compressors has appointed Erik Arfalk vice president of communications and branding. Arfalk joins Atlas Copco Compressors from General Electric Healthcare, Life Sciences where he held the position of director, product management and marketing.

“We are excited to welcome Erik to Atlas Copco Compressors,” said John Brookshire, president, Atlas Copco Compressors LLC. “His experience in strategic marketing, product management and branding campaigns for both local and international companies will be instrumental in guiding him in his new role.”

In his new position, Arfalk will be responsible for implementing marketing campaigns and developing customer communications strategies across multiple industry sectors. His responsibilities include marketing communications, customer loyalty programs, marketing intelligence, industrial product marketing and leading the teams responsible for customer marketing.

Arfalk received his Master of Business Administration with a major in strategic management from Lund University in Sweden.

Atlas Copco Compressors LLC is part of the Compressor Technique Business Area, and its headquarters are located in Rock Hill, S.C. The company manufactures, markets, and services oil-free and oil-injected stationary air compressors, air treatment equipment, and air management systems, including local manufacturing of select products. The Atlas Copco Group, which is celebrating its 140th anniversary in 2013, is among the Top 100 sustainable companies in the world and a member of the Dow Jones World Sustainability Index. Atlas Copco has also been recognized by Forbes, Thomson-Reuters and Newsweek, among others, for its commitment to innovation and sustainability. Atlas Copco Compressors has major sales, manufacturing, production, and distribution facilities located in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas.