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The first revolutionary Atlas Copco GA VSD+ compressor runs successfully in Luoyang, Henan


Launched in April 2013, Atlas Copco’s innovative range of GA VSD+ oil-injected screw compressor is bringing a game-changing revolution in the compressor industry. This breakthrough, award-winning innovation in variable speed drive (VSD, frequency-controlled) oil-injected screw compressors gained immediate market acceptance.

Atlas Copco China - Laser cutting machine at Hong Tai

Laser cutting machine at Hong Tai

No sooner than its introduction, GA VSD+ has got its first customer – Hong Tai Metallurgical Materials Co. Ltd., in LuoYang, Henan province. The user has been impressed with the amazing performance of the compressor very much since it’s put into operation in early August 2013.

In early July, 2013, sales engineer Wang Lele from Atlas Copco got the information that Hong Tai was looking for an air compressor for its Swiss Bystronic laser cutting machine. He seized this opportunity immediately, and soon has a clear picture of the customer’s needs on work pressure and related specifications. Based on this understanding, he recommended GA 15 VSD+ solution. Wang outlined detailed comparison of each data of GA 15 VSD+ compressor to the standard GA 15 VSD compressor, and the relevant return on investment. GA VSD+ will save 11,000 RMB every year, 16,000 RMB more investment on GA 15 VSD+ would be taken back in 1.5 years.

Atlas Copco China - GA 15 VSD  compressor at Hong Tai

Atlas Copco GA 15 VSD+ compressor at Hong Tai

Wang’s detailed presentation convinced the customer for the remarkable performance of GA 15 VSD+ and the concept of life-cycle cost. With the successful commissioning and smooth trial operation, Mr. Jia Long,General Manager of Luoyang Hong Tai Metallurgical Materials Co. Ltd., gave his thumbs-up and commented, "The noise of Atlas Copco GA 15 VSD+ compressor is really low, the compact machine saves valuable floor and work space, and is energy-saving. As 100% sophisticate imported equipment, the machine demonstrated its superiority among other competitive compressors.”

For further information, please contact:

  • Jane Li
    Communication Manager
    Compressor Technique Atlas Copco (Shanghai) Trading Co.,Ltd.
    Phone: +86 21 6108 2388
Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2012, Atlas Copco had 39 800 employees and revenues of BSEK 90.5 (BEUR 10.5).

Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area provides industrial compressors, vacuum solutions, gas and process compressors and expanders, air and gas treatment equipment and air management systems. It has a global service network and offers specialty rental services. Compressor Technique innovates for sustainable productivity in the manufacturing, oil and gas, and process industries. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, Germany, the United States, China and India.