August 8, 2017
Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has acquired Glauber Equipment Corporation’s compressor-related business. Glauber Equipment is an Atlas Copco compressed air distributor and service provider located in Lancaster, N.Y.
“The strong team at Glauber Equipment will be a great addition to our group,” said John Brookshire, president of Atlas Copco Compressors LLC. “Adding Glauber Equipment to our team provides us with direct connections to our customers and an increased focus in Upstate and Western New York.”
Glauber Equipment sells, rents, installs and services Atlas Copco products, including compressors and ancillary equipment, to industrial manufacturers and other customers. The company has provided blower, compressor, and vacuum systems in the region since 1960, serving customers in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, environmental, chemical, textile, agriculture and other industries. Sixteen Glauber Equipment employees are joining Atlas Copco.
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Atlas Copco Compressors, LLC
Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2016, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 101 (BEUR 11) and about 45,000 employees.
Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area provides industrial compressors, vacuum solutions, gas and process compressors and expanders, air and gas treatment equipment and air management systems. The business area has a global service network and innovates for sustainable productivity in the manufacturing, oil and gas, and process industries. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, the United States, China, South Korea, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom.