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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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Optimizing Piping Configurations for Energy Efficiency
by Dorothy Parnell What’s one of the smartest ways a manufacturing facility can save on energy costs over the long term? If you’re thinking along the lines of compressed air efficiency then you’re correct. The single biggest cost associated with producing compressed air is the energy required to power the compressor. To save money in the long run, it’s good practice to...
May 29, 2018 1:55 PM ET
5 Tips to Reduce Wasteful Consumption of Compressed Air
Contrary to popular belief, compressed air is not a free utility. Almost all industrial plants use compressed air, but little attention is given to its costs when used improperly.  Users can reduce wasteful consumption of compressed air, saving time and money, with the following tips: 1. Identify, repair and prevent leaks Leaks can cause problems within...
Mar 20, 2018 1:40 PM ET
Atlas Copco Opens LEED Certified Plant in South Carolina
Atlas Copco celebrated the grand opening of our new, LEED Certified, South Carolina plant with tours, speeches and a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The facility will help us continue to deliver sustainable productivity. Watch video here. ...
Jul 26, 2017 7:50 AM ET
Use VSD Compressors, Save Energy (and Money)
Whether you call it VFD, frequency converter or inverter, VSD technology by any other name is just as efficient. On average, VSD compressors use about 35 percent less energy than their fixed-speed counter parts. But what does a 35 percent reduction in energy costs really look like? Well, that depends on your plant. Let’s say you have a 200 horsepower air compressor that runs for 24...
Jul 21, 2017 8:25 AM ET
Atlas Copco Compressors and Light Tower Win Red Dot Design Awards
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has won two prestigious Red Dot Design Awards for 2017 for portable compressors and a LED light tower.  “We are proud to once again be recognized with this distinguished prize for outstanding design,” said Andrew Walker, President of Atlas Copco’s...
Apr 4, 2017 9:55 AM ET