Atlas Copco Construction Equipment announced that Houston-based Stewart & Stevenson will now act as a distributor for the company’s full line of generators, compressors, boosters and other equipment.

“The Atlas Copco product line meshes well with the equipment and rental needs of customers in the markets that we serve. It is a great addition to our offerings,” said Bill Simmons, president and CEO of Stewart & Stevenson Power Products.

Stewart & Stevenson, established in 1902, offers equipment and service to a range of industries, including oil and gas, marine, power generation and transportation. It has a domestic and international network of sales and service centers. Along with Atlas Copco, the company works with other partners to provide on-site continuous, standby and portable power generation systems.

“Stewart & Stevenson has a great leadership team who makes their customers a top priority,” said Alan Kurus, vice president of sales for Atlas Copco Construction Equipment. “They serve a large market throughout the USA and we are excited to begin our partnership with them.”

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Leaders of the two companies celebrate their partnership. From left Alan Kurus, vice president of sales for Atlas Copco Construction Equipment; Erik Sparby, general manager and president of Atlas Copco Construction Equipment; Andy Hudson, vice president of Stewart & Stevenson rental operations; Bill Simmons, president and CEO distribution for Stewart & Stevenson; and Michael Masters, vice president of Stewart & Stevenson Central District. Source: Atlas Copco Construction Equipment

“Our distributors are the face the customers see when tackling solution challenges,” added Erik Sparby, president of Atlas Copco Construction Equipment. “We believe we are only successful when our customers are successful, and this new relationship with Stewart & Stevenson turns that goal into a reality.”

Andy Hudson, vice president of rental operations at Stewart & Stevenson, welcomed the addition of Atlas Copco Construction Equipment products to his lineup.

“This partnership with Atlas Copco positions us to offer our customers one of the industry’s highest quality product names in power generation and compressed air,” he said.

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Atlas Copco, based in Stockholm, Sweden, serves segments ranging from compressors and air treatment systems to construction, mining and drilling equipment. The company, founded in 1873, has more than 39,800 employees worldwide, and operates in more than 170 countries. Atlas Copco in North America operates in more than 109 locations and employs more than 4,500 people in the United States. For more information, visit