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In India / About us / Our History / Footprints in India

Footprints in India

  • 1955 Atlas Copco started as a partnership with Vulcan Trading Co. in Bombay.
  • 1960 Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. was founded.
  • 1987 Bhagwati Foundries Ltd, Revathi CP Equipment Co. (both later divested) was acquired by the company
  • 1987 Chicago Pneumatic Tool company was acquired.
  • 2000 Chicago Pneumatic India was merged into Atlas Copco (India) Ltd.
  • 2003 The Group’s ownership in Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. increased from 51 % to 84 %.
  • 2004 Operations from Ingersoll-Rand was acquired, which is Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions division.
  • 2005 Beacon Medaes was acquired and integrated into Atlas Copco Compressors.
  • 2007 Mafi Trench was acquired and integrated into Atlas Copco Compressors
  • 2007 Local centers of competence at Pune and Nashik for compressors and for construction and mining technique was created
  • 2007 Dynapac road construction equipment business was acquired
  • 2009 Focus Rocbit Pvt. Ltd. and Prisma Roctools Pvt. Ltd. companies were acquired in Hyderabad