May 18, 2017

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