Posted December 28, 2016

Atlas Copco acquires Air Power of Nebraska

Acquisition strengthens Atlas Copco's Midwest presence and distribution.

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has acquired Air Power of Nebraska. Based in Omaha, Neb., the company sells, installs and services compressed air products and related systems to customers in the surrounding region, including Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.

“We’re excited for the team at Air Power of Nebraska to join our company,” said John Brookshire, president of Atlas Copco Compressors. “This addition strengthens our presence and capabilities in the Midwest and brings our customers in the region closer to high-quality Atlas Copco products and services.”

The acquisition adds approximately a dozen team members to the compressor technique business area. Air Power of Nebraska will continue to operate under the same name and serve manufacturing, food processing, fabrication, health care, chemical plants, ethanol plants, power plants, mechanical contractors and industrial organizations across the region.

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 2015, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 102 (BEUR 11) and more than 43 000 employees. Learn more at