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Grand Opening Celebration of Atlas Copco (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd. Xinjiang Branch

2011-03-18

The establishment of Atlas Copco Xinjiang Branch will strengthen sales and service network further, and provide the provision of quicker and more effective services for the customers in Xinjiang and its neighboring provinces and cities, and it is also one important step of Atlas Copco's localization strategy.

On March 18, 2011, the grand opening celebration of Atlas Copco (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd. Xinjiang Branch was held in Urumchi. The establishment of Xinjiang Branch will strengthen sales and service network further, and provide the provision of quicker and more effective services for the customers in Xinjiang and its neighboring provinces and cities, and it is also one important step of Atlas Copco's localization strategy.
 
Every guest attending the ceremony was indulged in its joyousness. Mr. Bjorn Rosengren, Senior Executive Vice President of Atlas Copco AB and President of Atlas Copco Construction & Mining Technique, Mr. Freddy Man, General Manager of Atlas Copco Construction & Mining Technique Customer Center Greater China, Mr. Aisaite Wushouer, Deputy Governor of Urumqi Economic and Technological Development Zone and  Deputy Director of Urumqi Administrative Committee of Economic and Technological Development Zone, Ms. Delidaer, Deputy head of the merchant bureau of Urumqi Administrative Committee of Economic and Technological Development Zone, Mr. Zhou Lin, Deputy head of the metal mining department of safety supervision bureau, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, more than 100 Xinjiang customers, media, and Atlas Copco employees attended the ceremony.
 
In the past decade, the China market has attracted broad attention for its fast development, particularly in construction and mining industries. Mr. Bjorn Rosengren said, “We, Atlas Copco surely expect tohave a strong presence, participation and contribution to this booming economicdevelopment of China. According to statistics, the petroleum resources in Xinjiang amount to 30 billion tons and natural gas resources reach 10 trillion cubic meters, accounting for 35% and 34% respectively in China; the forecast coal reserves amount to 1.8 trillion tons, 40% of the total in China; there are 138 types of mineral resources, accounting for 82% of the total in China.  In the 12th Five-year Plan period, Xinjiang will have big investment in infrastructure. The development of the resources and construction of transportation and urban facilities will to a large extent drive the demand for construction and mining equipment.
 
As a world leading provider of industrial productivity solutions, Atlas Copco has extended its market to nearly 170 countries and its product and service engineers are available throughout the world. “Oursuccess has been founded on long-term commitment to our most important customers, being closer to them, understanding their challenges and meeting their needs by our continuous innovation in product development and service offerings," Said Mr. Bjorn Rosengren.
 
Today, in Atlas Copco Construction & Mining Technique, we have set up 3 Customer Centers and 5 Product Companies in China. In this February, Atlas Copco has decided to build a new research and development center in Nanjing, China. This will strengthen our design and development capacity and offer our Chinese customers for products designed to suit their specific needs. We also have started building a new Distribution Center for South East Asia in Nanjing, China. It will be completed by mid 2011, with the clear target to improve the time required to get the products and parts delivered to the hands of our customers.
 
The establishment of these new organs plays a milestone role in the developing process of Atlas Copco. Xinjiang Branch opened today also plays such a role. It will uphold the object of satisfying customer demands and perform well in time of delivery and operation convenience. It will provide meticulous services for customers of Xinjiang and even the whole country, and will grow together with the customers in construction and mining industries.

For further information, please contact:
Caroline He
Marketing Communication Officer
Atlas Copco Construction and Mining Technique
Phone: +86 10 6528 0517     
e-mail: caroline.he@cn.atlascopco.com
 
Atlas Copco's Construction and Mining Technique Business Area  develops, manufactures, markets and services rock drilling tools, construction and demolition tools, drill rigs and equipment. It innovates for superior productivity in for surface and underground rock excavation, exploration drilling, rock reinforcement, ground engineering, water well, oil and gas drilling worldwide. The business area has its principal product development and main manufacturing units in Sweden and the United States. More information is available on www.atlascopco.com.cn.