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For its Compressor Technique Business Area, Atlas Copco is acquiring Aircel, LLC. Aircel is headquartered in Maryville, Tennessee. Aircel focuses on the production and sales of air treatment and air purification equipment, including desiccant and refrigerant dryers, filtration, and condensate equipment.

Another is Precision Pneumatics Ltd and Wearside Pneumatics Ltd, two compressed air distributors and service providers in the UK. Third is Entreprises Larry Inc., a distributor of air compressor solutions based in Montreal, Québec.

Finally, it’s adding the operating assets of Northeast Compressor. Northeast Compressor sells air compressors, related equipment, and services to a broad range of industrial customers in upstate New York, USA. The acquired business will become part of the Compressor Technique Business Area.


Exciting news for semiconductor manufacturing. Edwards, part of the Atlas Copco Group, is building a new manufacturing facility for dry vacuum pumps used in the manufacture of semiconductors in Tennessee – as well as a manufacturing facility in Asan City, located in the Chungcheongnam-do province of South Korea. The site in Asan City will provide an increase in capacity for both the CSK and Edwards brands in the manufacturing of abatement and liquid delivery systems, as well as the integrated vacuum and abatement systems used in the manufacturing of advanced semiconductor components.