Atlas Copco Acquired US Distributor of Compressors

04.03.2019

Atlas Copco has acquired Appleton Compressor Service & Supply, Inc. (Appleton). The company sells mainly directly to end users.

Appleton is located in Wisconsin, USA and has around 15 employees. The company is a long-established distributor of Atlas Copco that also sells complimentary equipment outside of air compressors, including vacuum pumps and air treatment.

“The Northwest Wisconsin territory has a large potential for Atlas Copco and the acquisition is in line with our strategy to ensure that we have the best local team to serve and get closer to our customers”, said Vagner Rego, Business Area President Compressor Technique.

The purchase price is not material relative to Atlas Copco’s market capitalization and is not disclosed.

The acquired business legally becomes part of Atlas Copco Compressors LLC in the USA.

More articles on this topic

Hydrogen: A Déjà Vu Moment for Arlon 3000XT

20.07.2023 -

The key to new challenges is sometimes hidden in the past. Such is the case with equipment and processes needed to produce, store, and transport hydrogen. A major hurdle facing those looking to upgrade their equipment or design new equipment is: Lack of polymer materials capable of withstanding the extreme challenges inherent to the hydrogen environment.

Read more