Cinisello Balsamo – Milan, 500 m2 plant
New 5.000 m2 plant under roof.
New 4.000 m2 plant
in Modena for cylinders production.
The valves production was gradually moved to Sesto Calende, Varese, later expanded up to 24.000 m2.
The first daughter companies were established in Germany, France and Spain.
A participation of the Foundry “Fonderia F.lli Perucchini spa” was acquired in 1983
Daughter companies were established in USA, UK and Netherlands.
Atos awarded ISO 9001 certification.
Atos China branch was established.
New workshop was established in Sesto Calende for CNC mechanical machining.
Atos branches in India, Russia, Argentina, Brazil, Korea, Ukraine and Poland were established.
FPA Inc. was established in 2002 to act as Atos North America master distributor
Wato joint-venture was established in Haimen/Jangsu province – China
producing conventional valves for Chinese market.
The control of Perucchini spa foundry was acquired.
Wato joint-venture ceased its operations. The new fully owned Atos Shanghai Hydraulics Co. Ltd. was established
Atos Shanghai Hydraulics Co. Ltd. moved to the new 8.000 m2 plant.
Atos acquired full FPA Inc. ownership
and renamed it “Atos North America”.