Atlas Copco Honored with 2011 “Global Responsibility – China Action” Award for Best Energy Saving Technology
Beijing, China, November 23, 2011: Atlas Copco was awarded the 2011 “Global Responsibility-China Action” award yesterday for outstanding contributions to Chinese society for its industry-leading energy saving technology.
John Brookshire, general manager of Atlas Copco (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd., Compressor Technique, accepted the award on behalf of the company. The annual “Global Responsibility-China Action” awards focus on green technologies with an aim to recognize contributions of businesses to nurture a greener environment and sustainable development.
"We are very happy to have received this prestigious award. It demonstrates that Atlas Copco is dedicated to improving energy efficiency through innovation. I am also proud that our products contribute to helping Chinese customers to maximize energy efficiency, while benefiting both the national economy and the environment,” said John Brookshire.
In China, compressed air systems account for about 9% of the total industrial electricity used. Atlas Copco launched the world’s first VSD (Variable Speed Drive) air compressor in 1994 and since then has been leading with technology innovation to help a wide variety of industries to save costs and boost productivity while protecting the environment.
"The award further recognizes Atlas Copco’s leadership in energy saving and emission reduction technology in the air compressor industry and underlines its commitment to China’s national goals in sustainability. China has implemented recently new regulations and initiatives to achieve energy efficiency and emission reductions. We believe our technology can help Chinese customers to achieve these goals.” concluded Mr. Brookshire.
For further information, please contact:
- Jeff Ren
Atlas Copco (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd.
Phone: +86 21 6108 2388
Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area provides industrial compressors, 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.