C&L Industrial appointed as authorised Atlas Copco Compressors premier distributor in Ireland

2014-12-09 190006C&L Industrial Ltd, based in Galway and Dublin in the Republic of Ireland, has been appointed as an authorised premier distributor for Atlas Copco's range of industrial air compressors, quality air products and spare parts.

“This new appointment complements our established sales network in Ireland, through which we continue to provide valuable compressed air solutions to industrial users in the country. C&L share the same values as Atlas Copco and as such, make the ideal partner to help us take our business forward" said Sean Fairest, Atlas Copco’s Country Manager-Compressor Technique.

C&L Industrial’s appointment as an Atlas Copco premier distributor gives the company access to the range of GX and GA rotary compressors, including variable speed drive models, SF scrolls and L range of reciprocating compressors, with the addition of N2 nitrogen generators. C&L will also distribute Atlas Copco’s comprehensive range of air purification accessories, including dryers, filters and oil-water separators, as well as genuine Atlas Copco spare parts.

C&L was founded in 1998 as a compressor sales, service and repair organisation by Managing Director Colum Whelan, who heads a strong family-orientated team of four senior sales specialists and employs a staff of eight, comprising service engineers and administration personnel that have been in the compressed air business for most of their careers.

According to Colum Whelan the company has built on that foundation and with access to Atlas Copco’s technical knowledge and support, plus the Industrial Air range of compressors, ancillaries, service plans and parts, now represents one of the leading compressed air houses in the Republic of Ireland: “C&L’s continued growth stems from our focus on customer efficiency and productivity. Our aim is to help them achieve these results through improved performance and equipment reliability as well as reduced installation, running and maintenance costs.”

The total service support available from C&L Industrial includes design, installation, consultancy, compressed air equipment servicing, repairs, maintenance, on-site workshop facility, hire schemes and energy management, together with audits and testing of compressed air systems.

Atlas Copco Compressors is the Ireland sales and service operation of the Atlas Copco Group providing oil-free and oil injected stationary air compressors,  gas and process compressors, turbo expanders, nitrogen generators, air treatment equipment (such as compressed air dryers, coolers, and filters) and air management systems.

Atlas Copco Compressors’ sales and distribution network means that specialist compressed air advice and service is always within easy reach. A team of service engineers operates across the country, to ensure maximum running efficiency and minimum downtime at its customers' sites.

In Ireland, Atlas Copco also handles the sales and marketing of construction and mining equipment, portable compressors and electric power generators, industrial power tools and assembly systems – all backed up by a nationwide sales, distribution, service and maintenance network.

Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and service focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics.  The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2013, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 84 (BEUR 9.7) and more than 40 000 employees. Learn more at