On February 12th, 2020, to support the fight against covid-19, Atlas Copco China announces to donate 1 million RMB through Shanghai Charity Foundation to purchase medical equipment and protective materials for Hua Shan Hospital, one of covid-19-designated hospitals in Shanghai.
In addition, Chicago Pneumatic (Part of the Atlas Copco Group) donated 2 compressors to a hospital in Zhengzhou which is newly built to treat covid-19 patients.
In addition to the donation, Atlas Copco China entities were also actively supporting the supply of necessary equipment for treatment of covid-19 with urgent needs. Till now, more than 10 sets of compressors have been supplied to hospitals fighting against covid-19 across China. The compressors were delivered with the fastest speed. For example, Quincy compressors (Part of Atlas Copco Group) have been transported to the construction site of Lei Shen Shan Hospital in Wuhan in less than 48 hours from receiving the order to the arrival.
“As a company that is continuously fulfilling corporate social responsibility, we make our contribution to support the fight against covid-19” said Francis Liekens, Vice President of Atlas Copco China. “We believe that as all parties are united together, we will win the fight! “