Atlas Copco opens North Carolina distribution center

Atlas Copco plans to open a 131,000-square-foot national distribution center in Charlotte, North Carolina, in May 2010. The facility will distribute compressors, medical gas equipment, industrial and vehicle service tools and spare parts under the Atlas Copco, BeaconMedæs, Desoutter and Chicago Pneumatic brands.

The North Carolina center is forecasted to produce 476,000 orders annually and 1,000 parcels per day. Customers in North America will be able to receive 24-hour delivery on all stocked parts.