Sales high in Japan for Atlas Copco


Global screw compressor producer, Atlas Copco, achieved sales of around ¥30bn due to strong growth in the semiconductor and electronic power sectors, and is now targeting the solar battery market as an area for expected growth in production.

Also demonstrating strong activity in sales of reciprocating machines which use nitrogen, argon and air, the company’s domestic sales in Japan for all business areas, including excavating equipment and machine tools, came to almost ¥30bn.

Based in Sweden and with the world’s largest oil-free screw compressor plant in Belgium boasting a capacity of 3,000 units per year, Atlas Copco supply to 150 countries and record total group sales of over ¥1 trillion.

In Japan, the company is thought to be experiencing an increase in sales of screw compressors and is aiming at expansion of reciprocal compressors, as the demand for compressors is expected to increase. According to the compressor division of Atlas Copco, it is focusing on the solar battery market as an area where there is an expectation for growth in production.

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