Atlas Copco acquires provider of advanced drilling solutions for aerospace
Stockholm, Sweden, October 3, 2011: Atlas Copco-owned ETS Georges Renault S.A.S., France, has agreed to acquire Seti-Tec S.A.S., a French manufacturer of advanced drilling equipment and solutions for the aerospace industry.
“This acquisition will give an additional base for the growth of our existing sales into the aerospace market,” says Mats Rahmström, Business Area President of Atlas Copco’s Industrial Technique business area. “It aligns perfectly with our strategy of offering premium solutions to a dedicated, high technology market.”
Seti-Tec will become part of the Chicago Pneumatic Tools division within the Industrial Technique business area as a result of the acquisition. The acquisition is expected to be closed during the fourth quarter.
For further information, please contact:
- Mats Rahmström, Business Area President, Industrial Technique
+46 (0)8 743 9350 or +46 (0)70 899 9350
- Daniel Frykholm, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 865 8060
Atlas Copco’s Industrial Technique business area provides industrial power tools, assembly systems, quality assurance products, software and services through a global network. It innovates for sustainable productivity for customers in the automotive and aerospace industries, industrial manufacturing and maintenance, and in vehicle service. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Sweden, France and Japan.