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Atlas Copco (ATCO) Chief Executive Officer to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

ADVISORY, Feb. 11, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Atlas Copco AB (ATCO) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Ronnie Leten, Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Copco (ATCO), will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Monday, February 14th, 2011 at 3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET        

Contacts:

Annika Berglund
+46 (0)8 743 8070 (office)
+46 (0)70 322 8070 (mobile)
+46 (0)8 643 3718
Annika.Berglund@se.atlascopco.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Robert Madden
(646) 441-5045
Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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Webcast:

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Photos:

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About Atlas Copco (ATCO):

Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. The Group delivers sustainable solutions for increased customer productivity through innovative products and services. Founded 1873, the company is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2010, Atlas Copco had about 33 000 employees and revenues of BSEK 70 (BEUR 7.3). Learn more at www.atlascopco.com.

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