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Atlas Copco Appoints John Brookshire General Manager of U.S. Customer Center


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Atlas Copco has appointed John Brookshire as general manager for the U.S. Compressor Technique Customer Center.

Brookshire, a 28-year veteran of Atlas Copco, moves back to his native U.S. following four years in China, where he managed the Atlas Copco Compressor Technique Customer Center in Shanghai. Prior to that, Brookshire served as managing director of Atlas Copco Manufacturing in Korea and worked in Mexico before that, spending four years in each country.

“John knows our compressor business as well as anyone, and I am confident that our customers will appreciate the knowledge and leadership that he brings with him,” said Ray Lofgren, Chairman of the Atlas Copco Compressors Customer Center. “Unparalleled customer service is one of the driving principles behind our business, and the addition of John to our U.S. team only stands to further strengthen our operations in the U.S.”

Brookshire began his career with Atlas Copco in 1984 as an area sales manager in the southeast United States. He was appointed Eastern Regional Manager for the Holyoke (Mass.) Customer Center in 1993 before becoming the international sales manager in North and South America for the Gas and Process division in 1996.

John begins his new position in the United States effective immediately.

Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area provides industrial compressors, gas and process compressors and expanders, air and gas treatment equipment and air management systems. It has a global service network and offers specialty rental services. Compressor Technique innovates for sustainable productivity in the manufacturing, oil and gas, and process industries. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, Germany, the United States, China and India.
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. Our Regional headquarters are based in four strategic locations – Eastern (Springfield, Mass.), Central (Chicago), Southern (Houston) and Western (Freemont, Calif.). Each region has the full support of field-based sales and service teams and a network of authorized distributors all across the United States. The Atlas Copco Group is No. 10 among the Top 100 sustainable companies in the world and has been additionally recognized by Forbes, Thomson-Reuters and Newsweek, among others, for its commitment to innovation and sustainability. In each of the past five years, Atlas Copco Compressors has continually increased investments in new U.S. facilities with major manufacturing, production, and distribution facilities located in Texas, North Carolina and South Carolina.