Lincoln Electric said current chief operating officer (COO) Christopher Mapes will take over as president and chief executive officer (CEO) at the end of the year, replacing CEO and chairman John Stropki Jr who will become executive chairman of the board.
Bauma is where Atlas Copco starts to really push its Chicago Pneumatic brand in Europe. Having already rebranded its Irmair compressors as Chicago Pneumatic in Europe, the company will use Bauma to show a wide range of gensets and compressors as well as a selection of handheld tools and breakers and light concreting and compaction equipment.
Sullair Corporation plans to close its portable compressor and pneumatic tool factory in Montbrison, France later this year. Workers at the site are currently on strike as discussions with Sullair continue.