Atlas Copco acquires gas treatment specialists Cirmac

Atlas Copco in the UK has announced the acquisition by its sister organisation, Atlas Copco Nederland BV, of Cirmac International – a specialist in biogas upgrading systems for the renewable energy industry and gas treatment systems for applications within oil, gas and chemical processes.

Atlas said the acquisition complemented its existing portfolio of high-pressure compressor solutions and nitrogen generation equipment and that Cirmac's products will further support Atlas Copco's expansion in these areas in the UK. "The acquisition of Cirmac brings innovative developments in the important fields of gas treatment and biogas upgrading systems to Atlas Copco and it will enable us to extend our offer of sustainable, renewable energy solutions," commented Atlas Copco UK Managing Director Leen van Diggele (pictured).