Atlas Copco launches a new generation of highly efficient compressors and air dryers
Wuxi, China, September 7, 2011: Atlas Copco launches a whole new range of oil injected and oil free compressors and air dryers for the Chinese market. The new generation of equipment is a result of continuous investments in R&D and is designed to set a new benchmark for reliability, energy efficiency and air quality.
- Energy efficiency:
"The proof is in the measurement." says Anil Hingorani, Vice President Marketing for the Division, "We now have many compressors which are being tested by General Machinery Product Institute (GMPI) in China and many of them are already certified as 'Energy Saving Machines'. Customers of these certified compressors will receive 10% rebate of their purchases from incentive schemes announced by the Chinese government."
- Quality of air:
"The association of Atlas Copco Group with China dates back 85 years, when in 1926, the first Atlas Copco equipment rolled out. Our long presence has seen major investments by the Group in China, with presently 13 factories, 21 companies and more than 5000 employees." states Chris Lybaert, President of Oil-free Air Division, "This launch is a new milestone in this long association. Our technology will allow our customers’ processes to run more efficiently, and help them live up to their environmental responsibilities. It is an excellent example of Atlas Copco’s commitment to sustainable productivity."
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For more information, please contact:
- Anil Hingorani
Vice President Marketing
Compressor Technique Oil-free Air Division
Phone: +86 21 2208 4803
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.
Oil-free Air is a division within Atlas Copco's Compressor Technique business area. It develops, manufactures, and markets worldwide oil-free and oil-injected air and gas compressors combined with air and gas treatment systems. The division focuses on sustainable solutions for all kind of industries where the gas quality is critical to the production processes. The divisional headquarter is located in Shanghai, China, and the production centers are in Antwerp, Belgium; Wuxi, China; Pune, India and São Paulo, Brazil.