Atlas Copco International B.V. has acquired Dost Kompresör ve Endüstri Makinalari Imal Bakim ve Ticaret A.S., a distributor and service provider of compressors and related equipment in Istanbul, Turkey.
Dost Kompresör has 16 employees and is active in industrial compressor sales and service. It will become part of Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique Service Division.
“This acquisition will expand our presence in the increasingly important Turkish market,” said Stephan Kuhn, president of Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique Business Area. “It supports our strategy to focus on service relations with our customers.”
Stockholm, Sweden-based Atlas Copco produces compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. In 2012, Atlas Copco had 39,800 employees and revenues of SEK 90.5 billion (about U.S. $13.8 billion).
Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area provides industrial compressors, gas and process compressors and expanders, air and gas treatment equipment and air management systems. It has a global service network and offers specialty rental services.