Atlas Copco Acquires Vacuum Specialist

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Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire Arpuma, a specialized vacuum systems vendor.

Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire Arpuma, a specialized vacuum systems and solutions provider for the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. Arpuma is based in Kerpen, near Cologne in Germany, and has 14 employees. The customer base is in Germany, and the company serves big chemical process customers. Arpuma’s systems are installed globally. The acquired business will become part of the Industrial Vacuum Division within the Vacuum Technique Business Area. The acquisition is expected to close in the later part of Q2 2021.