Atlas Copco have opened a new production facility in Rock Hill, SC, to support and meet the needs of the North American construction equipment market.
The 197,000 sq. ft. plant has achieved Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification and will serve as the main production and assembly facility for Atlas Copco’s North American Construction Technique division. Generators, portable compressors and other equipment will be manufactured at the plant.
The grand opening event included a VIP tour, ribbon-cutting and presentations by: Mats Rahmstrom, president and CEO of Atlas Copco AB; Peter Lauwers, president of Atlas Copco Portable Energy division; and Andrew Walker, president of the Atlas Copco Construction Technique Business Area.
‘This is a landmark day for Atlas Copco in the US,’ said Scott Carnell, the company’s US president. ‘The new facility strengthens our commitment to producing superior equipment and customer support – and it aligns perfectly with our mission of sustainable productivity.’