Atlas Copco China's milestone dates

The history of Atlas Copco China is all about innovation. Here you can read about our first 57 years.

2016

Pan-Asia Gas Technology (Wuxi) Co., Ltd. was founded to relocate manufacturing activities of oil-injected screw compressors and air treatment in China.

2015

Atlas Copco formally inaugurated a manufacturing facility for Edwards vacuum and abatement solutions in Qingdao, China.

2014

Atlas Copco Asia Pacific (Shanghai) Distribution Center was founded.

2013

The grand opening of Atlas Copco (Wuxi) Compressor Co., Ltd. Plant I.

2011

The new R&D Center of Mining and Rock Excavation Technique Business Area in China was set up in Nanjing.

2011

Construction Technique China Customer Center started its operations in Greater China.

2010

Atlas Copco was one of the official partners in the Sweden Pavilion during World Expo 2010 in Shanghai.

2008

Atlas Copco (Wuxi) Research and Development Center was founded.

2007

The total number of employees in Atlas Copco Greater China reached 3,600. By the end of 2016, the number was around 6,100.

2004

Water for All had its first activity in China. Now, all companies in China participate in the Water for All project. More than 3,000 employees in China are contributing each month.

2002

Liuzhou Tech Machinery Co., Ltd. was acquired as the first local brand company for Compressor Technique in Greater China.

1999

Atlas Copco (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd. was formed, the legal entity for all business areas of Atlas Copco customer centers in China.

1998

Atlas Copco (China) Investment Co., Ltd was founded in Shanghai, our first wholly owned company in Greater China.

1997

Atlas Copco Tools and Assembly Systems operation was established in Shanghai, China.

1994

Atlas Copco (Wuxi) Compressor Co., Ltd. was founded.

1993

Atlas Copco (Nanjing) Construction & Mining Equipment Ltd. was founded.

1985

Atlas Copco China set up the first representative office in Beijing.

1983

Atlas Copco made strategic decision to create a sustainable presence in Greater China.

1981

Atlas Copco China/HK Ltd. was founded.

1972

Atlas Copco products were put into use for one huge project for underground oil storage in Hong Kong.

1959

Atlas Copco Taiwan Ltd. was founded.

1920s

Atlas Copco products were sold for the first time in Greater China through import from Europe.