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Atlas Copco appoint new dealer in Northern Ireland

Atlas Copco XAS97 compressor

W.A.C. McCandless appointed as sole distributors of Atlas Copco compressors and generators

ATLAS Copco have appointed W.A.C. McCandless as sole Northern Ireland distributor for their range of portable energy equipment. The Northern Irish company, which employs 16 people and has been trading for more than 50 years, has been an Atlas Copco Dynapac road construction dealer since 2013 and Komatsu dealer since 1961.

Atlas Copco’s range of portable energy equipment includes compressors, generators, lighting towers and electric pumps. W.A.C. McCandless have already sold a number of the market-leading XAS ‘hardhat’ compressors, which feature an award-winning polyurethane canopy, large fuel tank and wide-opening hood for easy access to all components.

Ciaran Carvill, managing director of W.A.C. McCandless, said: ‘Atlas Copco are a well-known and well-established name with an excellent product range that fits well with our offering. The equipment is robust, reliable and is being very well received in Northern Ireland.’

Denis Keily, Atlas Copco’s business manager – Construction Technique Ireland, commented: ‘W.A.C. McCandless have a great reputation in Northern Ireland. The firm will be able to offer customers a single point of contact for sales and service in the area.

‘They are also well known for their strong local relationships and share our vision of providing the highest-quality equipment with a strong focus on service. We look forward to a long working relationship together.’

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