22 September, 2019

Atlas Copco acquires Walker Filtration

09 May, 2018

Atlas Copco has acquired Walker Filtration Ltd. Family-owned Walker Filtration's headquarters and 12,000 m2 main manufacturing plant is based in Washington, near Newcastle, from where it manufactures high-efficiency equipment for the treatment of compressed air, gas and vacuum. It has around 220 employees worldwide and and sales offices in Europe, USA, Australia and Japan.


Vagner Rego, Compressor Technique business area president at Atlas Copco, said: "Walker Filtration is a respected company with a strong brand name and product portfolio that will play an important role to increase our presence and competence in the business of equipment for the treatment of compressed air, gas and vacuum."

The business which will continue to operate under the brand name Walker Filtration, will be part of the Medical gas division in the Compressor Technique business area.




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