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Atlas Copco scholarship, stipend & faculty grant 2016 in Xinjiang University


Atlas Copco Scholarship, Stipend and Faculty  Grant 2016 ceremony was held at the College of Mechanical Engineering, Xinjiang University (XIU). Thirty-six students and teachers from the college received financial assistance.

Atlas Copco has always committed itself to promoting corporate citizenship and public education, in line with our brand promise of “Committed to sustainable productivity”. Inaugurated in 2011, the Atlas Copco scholarship (Stipend and Faculty Grant) program offers scholarships for outstanding students, stipends for students with financial difficulties, and awards to teachers with outstanding achievements in teaching, scientific research and student management activities. As of 2016, the program has been run together in partnership with numerous Chinese universities (including XIU) to assist and sponsor further development of higher education in China, with a particular focus on mechanical engineering studies.
XIU is a comprehensive university that offers courses encompassing a broad range of disciplines. The XIU College of Mechanical Engineering is widely recognized for its mechanical design and manufacturing research excellence and has provided Atlas Copco with a high quality supply of talented graduates over recent years.
“Atlas Copco Group attaches great importance to development in the Chinese market and cultivation of local talent. We have been playing an active role in creating employment opportunities for talented professionals,” said Freddy Man, General Manager of Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation Technique Customer Center, Greater China, “Atlas Copco will continue making contributions to educational development and provide supports for more excellent students.”

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AtlasCopco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2015, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 102 (BEUR 11) and more than 43 000 employees. Learn more at
Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business areaprovides equipment for drilling and rock excavation, a complete range of related consumables and service through a global network. The business area innovates for sustainable productivity in surface and underground mining, infrastructure, civil works, well drilling and geotechnical applications. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Sweden, the United States, Canada, China and India.