Atlas Copco builds new compressor factory in China
Stockholm, Sweden, November 9, 2011: Atlas Copco this week begins construction of a new manufacturing facility for compressors in Wuxi, China, to meet the growing demand for compressors from the Chinese and other Asian markets.
"This investment will enable us to even better meet the needs of our local customers and thereby support the Group’s profitable growth in the Asian market ,” says Stephan Kuhn, Business Area President of Atlas Copco Compressor Technique. “ We will also be able to focus our innovative efforts on local development of energy-efficient products that meet upcoming more stringent efficiency requirements in China.”
Atlas Copco currently has more than 5 000 employees in China, working at 13 manufacturing facilities and more than 100 offices around the country.
For further information, please contact:
- Stephan Kuhn, Business Area President, Compressor Technique
+32 (0)3 870 2938 or +32 (0)474 881 154
- Daniel Frykholm, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 865 8060
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.