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Atlas Copco CNG Compressors - Production line
  • 1895: Crepelle introduces the first horizontal piston compressor.
  • 1921: Greenfield (earlier known as Sulzer Buchardt ) develops a methane compressor for filling vehicles.
  • 1930: Crepelle introduces the first process gas piston compressor
  • 1960: Crepelle introduces the first teflon ring oil free piston compressors
  • 1980: Intermech launches the first dedicated CNG compressor with W configuration
  • 1993: Intermech launches first BBR CNG compressor with direct coupled pressurized crank case
  • 1994: Intermech launches the first mother-daughter station in North-Western China
  • 1997: Atlas Copco acquires Crepelle
  • 2005: Atlas Copco acquires Intermech with its range of CNG compressor and accessories
  • 2005: Green field launches the “DM” compressor, the CNG compressor with “oil-less” technology
  • 2007: Atlas Copco acquires Green field and it complete range of CNG compressor
  • 2007: Atlas Copco launches the FBR gas engine compressor and broadens its CNG market further
  • 2009: Atlas Copco launches the variable inlet pressure daughter compressor with VSD drive to be best in class
  • 2012: Atlas Copco expands its CNG production lines in Houston (USA), Lille (France), Wuxi (China) and Pune (India)