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Ross Tilson Named Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Atlas Copco Wagner


Portland, OR. - Atlas Copco Wagner, Inc. has named Ross Tilson Vice President of Marketing and Sales. Tilson will oversee the worldwide sales and marketing efforts of all the Wagner underground mining and construction equipment product lines.

Originally from New Zealand, Tilson is moving to Portland from Michigan. Tilson has previously served within different divisions of Atlas Copco, including the Industrial Tools and Equipment Division where he was Global Key Account Manager. Tilson also served as Product Manager for Atlas Copco Construction and Mining North America (ACCMNA) and was located in Denver, Colorado.

Before entering his sales and marketing career with Atlas Copco, he worked within the hard rock and coal industries in Australia and the Republic of South Africa.
"Atlas Copco Wagner is a major force in underground mining and construction and I’m looking forward to working with LHD and truck haulage in the underground industry once again," said Tilson. Tilson went on to add that "Wagner is a company on the move, with new products for the industries we serve, and it is an exciting time. I’m looking forward to the challenges."

Based in Portland, Oregon, Atlas Copco Wagner Inc. is a worldwide supplier of four-wheel drive, diesel powered, articulated underground mining vehicles, including Scooptrams and Mine Trucks. The company manufactures more than 40 standard and optional loaders, trucks and specialty vehicles for coal mines.

Atlas Copco Wagner Inc. is a company within the Atlas Copco Group. Atlas Copco is an international group of industrial companies with its head office in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1999, the Group had revenues of more than $4.2 billion, with 97 percent of company revenues received from outside of Sweden, and more than 26,000 employees. Approximately 50% of the Group’s revenues were received from North American operations. Atlas Copco companies develop, manufacture, and market electric and pneumatic tools; compressed air equipment; construction, surface and underground mining equipment; assembly systems; and offers related service and equipment rentals.

The manufacturing facilities of Atlas Copco Wagner are located at 4424 NE 158th Ave., Portland, OR 97230-4999. For information call Atlas Copco Wagner at 503-255-2863 or fax 503-251-3014.