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Atlas Copco wants to set up head office in Maha: Fadnavis

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Leading provider of industrial productivity solutions is seeking to set up a head office in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said in today.

Fadnavis, who is on a three day visit to Sweden, the President and CEO Atlas Copco, Mats Rahmstrom and the company's MD Giovanni Valent on the last day of his visit.

"The Group briefed the Chief Minister on their CSR project for villagers to understand water dynamics and availability. The company also expressed that they want to expand in and the CM assured them all the help needed from the state government," a statement issued by the Chief Minister's office said.

As the company decides to set up its head office in Maharashtra, Fadnavis has suggested Aurangabad as the place for the new setup and also requested for setting up of a skill centre so that good employment opportunities are provided in the region.

The statement added that the Chief Minister and state Industry Minister Subhash Desai also Soniya Netalkar, MD of Devicity, and that they wish to set up a logistic park in Wardha district of Vidarbha region.

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First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 22:13 IST