Atlas Copco welcomes minister Piyush Goyal in Sweden

Stockholm, November 8, 2016: Atlas Copco — a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions --- yesterday welcomed Hon'ble Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Government of India to its mine in Sweden, along with an accompanying FICCI delegation.

Piyush Goyal in Atlas Copco Mine

(L-R): Nils Vikvång, State Secretary of Coordination and Energy Minister Ibrahim Baylan, Prime Minister's Office, Government of Sweden; Piyush Goyal, Hon'ble Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Government of India; Conrad Latham, Vice President Marketing at Compressor Technique business area; Jess Kindler, division President at Mining and Rock Excavation business area.

Piyush Goyal’s visit to Sweden is a follow-up of coordination and Energy Minister Ibrahim Baylan’s trip to India this October. With the objective to share knowledge and experience, Atlas Copco hosted a visit to their test mine outside Stockholm, Sweden. They presented their latest mining technology, focusing on safety, productivity and well as on energy efficiency. The discussion on energy efficiency also covered Atlas Copco’s major achievements in compressors.

A round table discussion with main players from the Swedish mining industry was part of the program. Atlas Copco was represented at the round table discussion by Jess Kindler, division President at Mining and Rock Excavation business area and Conrad Latham, Vice President Marketing at Compressor Technique business area.

“Atlas Copco manufactures equipment to better allow us to help our clients boost productivity with optimum equipment solutions. We are continuously striving to deliver high-technology solutions that help our customers enhance productivity, meet energy-efficiency goals and achieve their business objectives.”

Jess Kindler , division President at Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique

“India is our fastest growing market and we are proud to be present with our long established manufacturing capabilities delivering the latest, most energy-efficient technology to the Indian industry.”

Conrad Latham, Vice President Marketing, Compressor Technique.

Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2015, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 102 (BEUR 11) and more than 43 000 employees. Learn more at
www.atlascopcogroup.com.

Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. started operations in 1960, and has 22 offices across India, factories in Pune, Nasik and Hyderabad, and global engineering centers at Pune and Hyderabad; the registered office being at Pune. Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. had about 3 000 employees and revenues of INR 3 000 cr (MEUR 402) as on 31st March 2016. Learn more at https://www.atlascopco.in.

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