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Atlas Copco Rental increases its presence in the rental Seismic Application market in Canada and the USA


La Porte, TX, July 16th 2013 – Following Atlas Copco Rental purchase of Mitcham Industries’ fleet of marine air compressors to be used for rental in seismic applications.

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Scott Carnell, President of Atlas Copco Rental USA and Canada, stated, “We believe this acquisition will bring valuable advantages to both companies in all domains and will benefit the customers of both Atlas Copco Rental and Mitcham Industries.”

Atlas Copco Rental is a LLoyd's certified company in Quality, Environment and Health & Safety committed to providing an excellent quality of service. "Our ability to act in real time when needed and send our experts to wherever they are needed, combined with one of the biggest and most reliable fleets of compressed air in North America, makes Atlas Copco Rental a logical choice as a business partner," concluded Carnell.

Bill Mitcham, President and CEO of Mitcham Industries, stated, “We are very pleased to be partnering with Atlas Copco for this important portion of our marine rental business.  We believe this new relationship will allow us to better serve the needs of our customers for air compressors in a variety of seismic applications.”

Atlas Copco Rental is also investing in the Seismic Application market through the manufacturing, at Atlas Copco Hurricane, of two new compressors, the SBM7, a marine cold sea water cooled equipment, and the SB7, an air cooled equipment.

Atlas Copco Rental is the global market leader in compressed air, steam and nitrogen solutions, both diesel and electric driven, focusing on the Oil & Gas, Energy, Industrial, Mining and Drilling markets.

Mitcham Industries, Inc. engages in the lease, sale, and servicing of equipment to the seismic industry worldwide. It also sells new and used seismic equipment, as well as designs, manufactures, and sells marine seismic equipment. The company leases and sells geophysical and other equipment used primarily by seismic contractors.

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Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2012, Atlas Copco had 39 800 employees and revenues of BSEK 90.5 (BEUR 10.5).

Atlas Copco Rental is the USA and Canada part of Atlas Copco Specialty Rental Division. This division, is a division within Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area. It serves customers in various industry segments around the world with temporary air, steam, nitrogen and power rental solutions. The specialty rental services are offered under several brands. The divisional headquarter is located in Houston, USA. Learn more at Atlas Copco Rental