Chicago Pneumatic represents tools and compressors . Adding the characteristics of innovative design; high technological impact; durability Chicago Pneumatic brand means customer value.
Founded in 1984 by John W. Duntley who opened a small office in the US (Chicago). The company is now the image of decades of history and innovation. With a global network of distributors that allows local support to vehicle maintenance level and the provision of specialized equipment: compressors, reliable and robust tools for the construction and industry sector.
1987: In 1987 the Chicago Pneumatic became part of the Swedish Atlas Copco Group
1901: John W. Duntley; the company's founder latch knowledge with the steel magnate Charles M. Schwab; achieving a strategic alliance and attracting strong investment leading to that December 28 is the first patented monoválvulva jackhammer.
1904: Year of the CP expansion. Opened several branches in England; Canada and Germany. New product lines were designed, including hammers and pneumatic tools.
1925: A year marked by the manufacture diesel engine Benz; used in various racing cars in Europe. The same year the CP starts production of rotary drilling of oil wells probes.
1939: Designs and manufactures the world's first Impact Wrench (in pneumatic and electric version).
1999: Awarded a silver award AMA institution for its advertising campaign "23 pieces".
1994: Starts the production of compressors and transportable electrical generators.
2007: marks the inauguration of a new technology center in Nantes, France.
2010: Adopt a new design, launched globally, that it highlights the new brand colors: red and black.
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