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Innovations / Innovations


Atlas Copco’s history of product development in its four main technological areas dates back to the turn of the last century, when the company’s first compressors, pneumatic tools, rock drills and breakers were launched.

Atlas Copco History Diesel Diesel engines
Diesel engines are no longer part of Atlas Copco’s product offering, but in the earliest years the company introduced important innovations in this field.
Atlas Copco History Compressors Portable and stationary compressors
Atlas Copco’s product launches over the years have led to more compact and energy efficient compressors with higher air quality, backed by state-of-the art service solutions.
Atlas Copco History Mining Mining and rock excavation equipment
Since the launch of The Swedish Method in the 1940s, Atlas Copco has revolutionized productivity in drilling by introducing new features such as hydraulics, computerization and automation.
Atlas Copco History Construction Construction and demolition equipment
Product development over the years has provided customers in the construction industries with powerful, fuel-efficient and safe tools, with reduced impact on the environment.
Atlas Copco History Tools Industrial tools and assembly systems
From the earliest pneumatic tools to today’s battery-driven, software-packed equipment, Atlas Copco’s product development has transformed industrial assembly into a high-tech business.