Atlas Copco Enters Market for Dimension Stone Equipment

Acquisition of Perfora in Italy adds diamond wire saws and drill rigs specifically designed for cutting dimensional stone

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Atlas Copco Italia S.p.A. has acquired Perfora S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of diamond wire saws and drill rigs specifically designed for the dimension stone industry, i.e. quarries that produce raw stone blocks.

Perfora, based in Bagnolo in northern Italy, had been privately owned. It employs 43 people and had annual revenues of about 10 million Euros. Products are distributed directly to users and through local dealers in selected countries. 

Perfora will be part of the Atlas Copco Surface Drilling division. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.