Sustainable Innovation at Atlas Copco

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Sustainable Innovation at Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco is all about innovation-it is a driving force in everything we do. Learn how we strive to save energy, provide ergonomic equipment, and secure minimal impact on the environment.

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Atlas Copco Eco Design | Sustainable Productivity in Practice
“A key initiative in our sustainability plan is the Eco design concept aiming at setting relevant environmental targets in each product development project and highlighting Eco design achievements to our customers to raise environmental awareness and add value for our customers”  ~  Anna Sjören, Global SHEQ Manager In order to minimize the...
Oct 14, 2016 8:05 AM ET
Oil and Water Don’t Mix – Keeping Your Condensate Hydrocarbon-Free
We frequently discuss the differences between oil-free and oil-injected air compressors and their uses in various industries. While oil-free compressors are essential for pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and semiconductor production, oil-injected compressors are great for operation in harsh environmental conditions like those found in oil and gas, railway and marine applications. However,...
Sep 16, 2016 8:25 AM ET
What Does A Nimble Conglomerate Look Like?
“If we owned a steel mill, what happens if our engineers want to make things in plastic, or with 3D printing?” asked Ronnie Leten, President and CEO of Atlas Copco, the Stockholm-based industrial equipment and services giant. “My mill guy is going to be worried.” The idea of being nimble, versus simply agile, is at the...
Jul 21, 2016 8:05 AM ET
The Best Air for the Best Beer
Modernizing the compressor room can be a profitable investment, since compressors are responsible for a big share of the energy bill in most industries. Here are three beer companies that have done it. Compressed air is one of industry’s most important resources. It is also one of the largest consumers of energy, so any savings made in compressed air systems can have a significant...
Jul 19, 2016 10:00 AM ET
The Board That Embraced Stakeholders Beyond Shareholders
by Robert G. Eccles and Tim Youmans What would it look like for the board of directors of a major corporation to consider, in a meaningful or material way, stakeholders beyond its shareholders? To be sure, many have argued that companies ought to...
Jun 10, 2016 10:35 AM ET