Atlas Copco acquires US compressor distributor

By Helen Wright19 April 2016

Manufacturer Atlas Copco has acquired US-based distributor Scales Industrial Technologies, which distributes, services and rents out industrial air compressors and ancillary systems.

Atlas Copco bought the company through its Quincy Compressor business, also based in the US, and said that it would be integrated into this division following the deal.

Scales Industrial Technologies is located in Carle Place, New York, and operates in the Northeastern region of the US. The company has about 180 employees and its business is focused on distribution, service and rental of compressors and air treatment systems for use in such areas as manufacturing and construction.

Scales Industrial Technologies also offers medical gas solutions for hospitals and laboratories.

Nico Delvaux, president of Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area, said, “We are glad to have such a strong team joining us as it will allow Quincy Compressor to further strengthen its presence in the north-eastern US market. It reinforces our commitment to serve customers with top-quality products and services.”

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