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Atlas Copco Opens $25M U.S. Manufacturing Facility

May 18, 2017
The new Atlas Copco facility in Rock Hill, S.C. Image courtesy of Atlas Copco
The new Atlas Copco facility in Rock Hill, S.C. Image courtesy of Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco opened a new manufacturing facility in Rock Hill, S.C. to produce medical gas products for hospitals and portable compressors and generators for construction end-users, the Swedish industrial company announced Wednesday.

“This state-of-the-art facility will improve our production capabilities, enhancing productivity for our customers in North America,” said Andrew Walker, president of Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business unit, in a statement.

About 330 jobs will be created as a result of the firm’s investment, a press release said.

The facility also includes a U.S. customer center and incorporates lean manufacturing to create optimized and flexible processes that increase productivity while remaining environmentally sustainable, the company said.

Stockholm-based Atlas Copco provides compressors, vacuum solutions, air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools, and assembly systems, as well as sustainable productivity solutions.

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