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Atlas Copco Acquires Pneumatic Holdings

strong>AtlasCopco LogoWhiteBlue-40 tcm45-276September 23, 2013 – Atlas Copco has acquired Pneumatic Holdings Inc., a leading U.S. provider of pneumatic light construction tools. Pneumatic Holdings, based in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., provides light pneumatic construction tools including paving breakers, chipping hammers, rivet busters and rock drills. The company has 16 employees and had revenue in 2012 of $10.8 million.

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Volvo CE, K-Tec Earthmovers Sign Agreement

EarthmoversSeptember 19, 2013 – Volvo CE and K-Tec Earthmovers Inc. have engaged in a strategic alliance to promote efficient methods of earthmoving world-wide. A Volvo Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) pulling a K-Tec ADT Scraper is recognized as an approved advancement in the construction and mining Industries, the companies said.

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Flexco Receives Award

flexco logoAugust 15, 2013 – The University of Illinois, Business Innovation Services (BIS) recently presented the 2013 “Manufacturing Excellence Award” to Flexco. Several local representatives were on hand to present Flexco with the award, including Director of State Relations Dianna Barrows; U.S. Representative Bill Foster; Deputy Director of The Employment and Training Program for the  Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Therese McMahon; DCEO Director Adam Pollet; State Senator Christine Radogno; and State Representative Ron Sandack.

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Atlas Copco in Forbes’ Top 100 List

AtlasCopco LogoWhiteBlueSeptember 9, 2013 –  Atlas Copco is listed among the world’s 100 most innovative companies by Forbes magazine for the third year in a row. Forbes named Atlas Copco number 94 among its top 100 most innovative companies, based on the company’s market capitalization when compared to anticipated cash flows.

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Deere & Co. Achieves Gold Status

June 12, 2013 - Deere_Logo_BGThe Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced that Deere & Co. has joined the elite ranks of the I Make America campaign’s Gold-level company supporters. I Make America is a grassroots campaign that was launched in September 2010 to dramatically improve American manufacturing policies to create more jobs in the U.S. and keep our economy competitive with other countries.

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