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Atlas Copco Group Marks 140th Anniversary


Atlas Copco CEO Ronnie Leten marked the company’s 140th anniversary by ringing the opening bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York’s Times Square on February 21.

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The bell ringing signified the beginning of the day’s trading and the start of a yearlong anniversary celebration for the company. Leten was accompanied at the event by Maureen Ellis, an employee celebrating more than 40 years with Atlas Copco in the United States, select customers, and other company management and stakeholders.

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Much has changed since 1873, but this has remained constant: Atlas Copco is committed to developing leading-edge technology and taking care of customers. The best way to celebrate 140 years is to acknowledge the employees and customers that made it possible and deliver on the company's commitment to innovation, sustainability and customer service.

Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2011, Atlas Copco had 37,500 employees and revenues of BSEK 81 (BEUR 9). Learn more at
Atlas Copco North America operates 109 locations and employs more than 4,600 people in the United States. Atlas Copco in the United States had approximately $2.8B in revenue in 2012 or approximately one-fifth of the company’s overall revenue. Learn more at

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