Source: Atco Ltd

ATCO Structures & Logistics Expands Into Brazil Market

Rio de Janeiro office will offer modular solutions for world-class sporting events and growing infrastructure

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 17, 2011) - Tecno Fast ATCO S.A., the South American joint-venture partner of ATCO Structures & Logistics, has opened a sales office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, host city for the 2016 Olympic Summer Games and one of the sites for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The new office will offer temporary modular solutions for these world-class events in addition to supporting the construction of Rio de Janeiro's growing infrastructure.

"The Rio de Janeiro office will pursue World Cup and Olympic Games business while also supporting the city's significant investments in transportation, water and sewage systems," said Harry Wilmot, President & Chief Operating Officer, ATCO Structures & Logistics. "With this new office, ATCO is poised to benefit from the tremendous growth of Brazil's economy."

The new Brazil sales office, located in Campo Grande, a suburb of Rio de Janeiro, offers a wide range of ATCO products including temporary office space, dormitories, lavatories and showers.

Tecno Fast ATCO has been serving South America since 1995. Since that time, demand for ATCO's products and services has continued to grow. With two manufacturing facilities in Santiago, Chile and one in Lima, Peru, the company's modular unit rental and sales business nearly doubled in 2010.

ATCO Structures & Logistics offers modular buildings, site services, and industrial noise control worldwide. With manufacturing facilities in North America, South America and Australia, and operations on five continents, the company has the expertise to deliver a rapid, turnkey solution anywhere it is needed. To learn more visit

ATCO Structures & Logistics is part of the ATCO Group of Companies. ATCO Group, with more than 8,000 employees and assets of approximately $11 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in Utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution), Energy (power generation, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction), Structures & Logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise abatement) and Technologies (business systems solutions). More information can be found at

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Contact Information:

ATCO Structures & Logistics Ltd
Jason Kielau
Senior Manager, Business Development, South America
(403) 292-7238