Sustainable Innovation at Atlas Copco

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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Reducing Green House Gas Emissions in the Marine Sector
by Paul Petersen Powering large cruise ships and merchant vessels requires an enormous amount of energy and fuel. A recent innovation by Silverstream Technologies incorporates Atlas Copco’s compressor and blower technology to reduce hull drag and improve energy efficiency. The Silverstream® System is a unique air lubrication technology that reduces frictional resistance...
Sep 28, 2018 10:20 AM ET
High-End Woodworking Company Improves Energy Efficiency and Performance with New Vacuum Pumps
by Greg Marciniak Modern Woodcrafts creates architectural interiors for a variety of retail, institutional, corporate and hospitality spaces. Their recent projects include renovating the Tiffany & Co stores in the Bal Harbor Florida shops, and furnishing and installing the perimeter fixtures and custom showcases for Lux Bond & Green’s fourth retail location. To...
Sep 5, 2018 9:35 AM ET
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