Atlas Copco Southern Rhodesia (Pvt) Ltd

Atlas Copco Southern Rhodesia (Pvt) Ltd


Atlas Copco (Compagnie Pneumatique Commerciale) is a Swedish industrial company that was founded in 1873. It is a global industrial group of companies headquartered in Nacka, Sweden. In 2017, global revenues totaled SEK 86 billion, and by the end of that year the company employed about 34,000 people. The company manufactures products at about 100 production sites in more than 20 countries.

In 1952, it established itself in Southern Rhodesia under the management of Peter Wallenberg (later Honorary Chair of Atlas Copco).

Atlas Copco companies develop, manufacture, service, and rent industrial tools, air compressors (of which it is the world’s leading producer), construction and assembly systems. The Group operates in four areas: Compressor Technique, Vacuum Technique, Construction Technique and Industrial Technique


  • Walter Herdzik