Atlas, founded in 1873, is the inventor of the first air compressor in the world. The company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with more than 50 factories around the world, sales companies in more than 50 countries and agents in 85 countries and regions. In 2006, the groups sales volume was about $100 billion.
The group is composed of compressor technology department, industrial technology department and construction and mining technology department. The sales volume of compressor technology department accounts for 50% of the total amount of the group. Antwerp airport, headquartered in Belgium, is the largest compressor production base in the world and famous for its screw type air compressor.
Atlas Copco has established sales and service offices in 0 regions and signed more than 150 distributors.