Forward-thinking solutions on show for Atlas Copco Portable Energy at Bauma 2016
Atlas Copco’s Portable Energy division will unveil an array of new equipment at Bauma 2016 to advance the speed, efficiency and reliability of operations in construction, mining and other industries. The new launches come on the back of the company’s forward-thinking philosophy and dedication to providing innovative solutions.
Visitors to Bauma 2016 can also expect to see an extension to the QES range of generators specifically aimed at construction and rental markets. The QES range incorporates all of the additional benefits that customers have come to expect from Atlas Copco’s power solutions portfolio and will appeal to customers across global markets.
The extension and expansion of dewatering solutions will also feature strongly, with Atlas Copco showcasing exciting additions to its WEDA electrical product range, as well as highlighting products that will now be available as the Varisco line, following the completion of the company’s acquisition in January 2016.
Lighting solutions are another important component of the Portable Energy division’s product offering. Atlas Copco will officially launch the HiLight range, which consists of seven models to ensure customers can select the right light for their site. Visitors to the show can expect to see a number of new innovations, such as the latest in LED lighting, as well as understanding how incorporating the latest technology has enhanced energy efficiency, portability and safety.
Peter Lauwers, President of Atlas Copco’s Portable Energy division, said: “Our commitment to continuous innovation is at the core of our business philosophy. As a group, Atlas Copco invests approximately three per cent of total revenues – around €300m – into research and development annually, and the Portable Energy division is one of the most active in terms of product development. Our innovation cycle is geared towards Bauma, and the full results of that work will be on show. We will be revealing new additions across all product groups, 2016 promises to be one of the most exciting years in recent history.”
Atlas Copco has been a global leader in portable energy for almost 150 years. Its commitment to innovation is focused on the development of equipment that is easy to move, reduces fuel costs, cuts down on CO2 emissions and saves money on site. In the process, Atlas Copco has won numerous design awards.
“It’s about looking ahead and staying ahead, in order to help our customers do the same,” added Peter Lauwers. “Any product a customer chooses from us will enhance the productivity of their business at the lowest cost of ownership over its lifetime. That is our commitment to customers.”
You can read more about the forward-thinking philosophy of Atlas Copco’s Portable Energy at www.atlascopco.com/portablevalues
For further information please contact:
- Paul Humphreys, Vice President of Communications
+32 3 7508550
Portable Energy is a division within Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business area. It develops, manufactures and markets portable compressors, high pressure boosters and generators for portable power worldwide. Products are offered under several brands to a wide range of industries including construction, mining, oil and gas, and rental. The divisional headquarters and main development center are located in Antwerp, Belgium. Production facilities are located around the world, mainly Belgium, Spain, USA, India, Brazil and China.