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Magnus Gyllo Won "Jinling Friendship Award" in Nanjing


Nanjing, China, April 26, 2012: Atlas Copco’s Magnus Gyllo receives award for outstanding contribution and dedication to the economic construction and social development of Nanjing.

Magnus Gyllo Won "Jinling Friendship Award" in Nanjing
Mr. Magnus Gyllo, Vice President of Atlas Copco (China) Investment Co., Ltd received “Jinling Friendship Award” at Opening Ceremony of the 5th Nanjing Conference on International Exchange and Cooperation for Overseas Chinese Professionals today, for his outstanding contribution and dedication to Nanjing’s economic construction and social development.

Mr. Ji Jianye, Mayor of Nanjing Municipal People’s Government awarded the medal and a letter to Mr. Magnus Gyllo. In this letter, Mr. Ji Jianye further recognized to Mr. Gyllo’s enthusiasm in developing the cooperation and friendship between the two countries.

The Municipal People’s Government of Nanjing established “Jinling Friendship Award” in 2007 as the highest honor to foreign experts who have made outstanding contribution to the economic growth and social development of Nanjing. The evaluation work of the first “Jinling Friendship Award” launched in 2009. There are five categories including techniques, management, culture and education, technology in university and languages in university according to the specialized fields of the experts. After strict audit, seven experts selected out of 33 candidates win the second “Jinling Friendship Award”.

"It’s an honor for me to receive such a prestigious award from the municipality of Nanjing. The award is in my name but it belongs to the whole Atlas Copco team in Nanjing. It’s a very important city for us, we embrace the business culture and we continue to grow as both individuals and organization in Nanjing.” Says Magnus Gyllo, Vice President Atlas Copco (China) Investment Co. Ltd.

Magnus Gyllo Won "Jinling Friendship Award" in Nanjing

For further information, please contact:

  • Marie Brodin
    Corporate Communications Manager Greater China
    Atlas Copco (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
    Phone: +86 21 2208 4800

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’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business area provides 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.