News | March 4, 2019

Atlas Copco Compressors Acquires Appleton, A Wisconsin-Based Distributor

Atlas Copco Compressors has announced its acquisition of Appleton Compressor Service & Supply, Inc. (Appleton). Appleton offers a wide range of equipment, including air compressors, vacuum pumps and air treatment equipment. As a long-established distributor of Atlas Copco, the company specializes in air installations and associated services.

“We are proud to take on the legacy of Appleton Compressor and turn the territory of Wisconsin into a factory direct branch of Atlas Copco Compressors, allowing us to get closer to our customers,” said Robert Eshelman, general manager for Atlas Copco Compressors LLC in the United States.

The acquired business legally becomes part of Atlas Copco Compressors LLC. Appleton is located in Menasha, Wisconsin. As with all acquisitions, Atlas Copco has appointed an integration manager who will take the company from distributor to a factory direct branch.

About Atlas Copco Group & Atlas Copco Compressor Technique
Great ideas accelerate innovation. At Atlas Copco, we have been turning industrial ideas into business-critical benefits since 1873. Our passionate people, expertise and service bring sustainable value to industries everywhere. Atlas Copco is based in Stockholm, Sweden with customers in more than 180 countries and about 37,000 employees. In 2018, revenues were BSEK 95, approximately 10 BUSD.

Atlas Copco Compressor Technique partners with customers to turn industrial ideas into smart, connected air and gas solutions and leading edge compressed air technology. By listening to our customers and knowing their needs, we deliver value and innovate with the future in mind.

About Atlas Copco Compressors
Atlas Copco Compressors LLC is part of the Compressor Technique Business Area, headquartered in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Atlas Copco Compressors provides innovative solutions including world-class compressors, vacuum pumps, air blowers, quality air products and gas generation systems, all backed with full service, remote monitoring and auditing services. With a nationwide service and distribution network, Atlas Copco Compressors is your local, national and global partner for all your compressed air needs. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Atlas Copco Compressors LLC.