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Wuxitec: Innovation for Superior Production

2007-01-01

Atlas Copco Wuxi compressors - China
Atlas Copco entered a license agreement with Wuxi Compressor Co in 1984 and in 1994 formed a joint venture - Atlas Copco (Wuxi) Compressor Co., Ltd. to create an advanced technology enterprise inaugurating its factory the following year.  Today the factory employs over 200 people and this number continues to increase. Locally, the company is well-known for its quality and its commitment to people.

With the mission of creating the 'Atlas Copco Competence Center for Compressors in China and Asia' through a commitment to excellence in manufacturing, the management of Wuxitec not only focused on expanding business but wanted to create enhanced value for the customer by delivering high quality products to meet demand.  With a new system of quality control and a bonus system of Variable Compensation (VC), Wuxitec set about improving standards and instilling a passion for quality in every employee in order to realize Atlas Copco's vision of ‘First in Mind—First in Choice ®’.

Besides of maximizing productivity of manufacturing, the management of Wuxitec also believes “The right people are our most important asset”.  In order to achieve this, Wuxitec always take a long-term view of staff.  The company is committed to giving people the right training that they need in order to do their jobs well.  In 2005, employees received an average of 110 hours of training, an increase from around 45 hours which is the Atlas Copco average of the same year. Some talented employees are given opportunities to study in Antwerp so that they have an opportunity to enhance their skills, and also have the chance to meet and work closely with colleagues in Europe.

Jos Van Beneden, GM of Atlas Copco (Wuxi) Compressor Co., Ltd. attributes the company's success to “When productivity is of high quality, everybody benefits – from the workshop to the satisfied customer and on top everybody wants to work for a company that has Excellence in Manufacturing as a target.”

For further information please contact:
Huang Liming, Human Resource Manager
Atlas Copco (Wuxi) Compressor Co., Ltd.
Phone: +86 (0)510 8521 2248