Atlas Copco acquisition binge

Atlas Copco has been acquiring companies and distributors in quantity for the past year. It just added two more. CAS is a privately owned company founded in 1983 with 12 employees in Bolton, England. CAS is a distributor of industrial air compressors, accessories and parts, including service. The company will become part of the service division within the Compressor Technique Business Area. “CAS has a strong market presence in the northwest region of England and this acquisition will enable us to further develop Atlas Copco’s brand portfolio,” said Vagner Rego, Business Area President Compressor Technique.

Tekser Endüstriyel Cihazlar Sanayi ve Ticaret is a distributor of Leybold vacuum equipment, as well as vacuum service, in Turkey. It is a privately owned company with 8 employees, located in Istanbul, Turkey. The company will become part of the Vacuum Technique Service Division within the Vacuum Technique Business Area.

“We have had a successful partnership with Tekser since many years”, said Geert Follens, Business Area President Vacuum Technique. “The acquisition will allow us to get even closer to our customers and better serve the vacuum market in Turkey.”