To celebrate 140 years since its founding in 1873, Atlas Copco president and CEO Ronnie Leten rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York last week. The Stockholm, Sweden-based company has been listed on Nasdaq OMX in Sweden for more than 90 years.
“Celebrating 140 years is a fantastic opportunity to further strengthen our customer focus and relations,” said Leten. “It is also a great occasion for our employees to feel proud of all accomplishments and excited about the opportunities such as continue creating innovative products and service to new and existing customers.”
Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. In 2012, the company reported revenues of SEK 90.5 billion (about U.S. $14.2 billion).