Atlas Copco opens new South Carolina facility

Published 15/9, 2017 at 10:49

Atlas Copco has opened a new $25M (€22M) production facility in the US at Rock Hill, South Carolina to enhance its support for the North American construction market.

The 18,300m2 plant, which replaces the company’s original facility in Rock Hill, serves as the production and assembly facility for Atlas Copco’s North American Construction Technique division manufacturing generators, portable compressors and other equipment.

The opening, attended by about 400 employees and guest, featured a VIP tour, ribbon-cutting and presentations by, of Atlas Copco president and chief executive Mats Rahmstrom, Atlas Copco Portable Energy division president Peter Lauwers and Atlas Copco Construction Technique Business Area president Andrew Walker. 

“This is a landmark day for Atlas Copco in the US,” said Atlas Copco US president Scott Carnell. “The new facility strengthens our commitment to producing superior equipment and customer support and it aligns perfectly with our mission of sustainable productivity.”

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