Learn About Atlas Copco Compressors
From the research and development of compressors, through production to the project planning of systems and service: as a compressor manufacturer, we always strive for efficiency in the use of resources, for the highest possible profitability and sustainability for our customers.
We have employees in Australia available for advice, planning, installation, service, maintenance and the optimisation of existing compressor systems and offer you the range of services of a global compressor manufacturer.
Our main operations are located in Belgium, the USA, China, Germany and Italy. The European market is mainly supplied from the world's largest screw compressor manufacturing facility in Antwerp. The majority of the approx. 3000 employees there work in research and development.
Our innovations have changed the market since 1873 and the world of compressors since the beginning of the 20th century. Here is just a small selection of our achievements as a compressor manufacturer:
- 1904 - first oil-free piston compressor
- 1952 - first oil-free screw compressor
- 1986 - Elektronikon compressor control
- 1994 - first speed-controlled compressor
- 2002 - ES energy-saving system with heat recovery
- 2007 - introduction of R410A environmentally friendly refrigerant
- 2012 - first energy-efficient nitrogen generator
- 2013 - Smartlink
- 2020 - speed-controlled dryer for 100-300 l/min
As a compressor manufacturer, we are certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001, DIN EN ISO 14 001 and OHSAS 18 001 and can issue CE certificates for our products and systems bevause we carry ou conformity assessment procedures for assemblies in accordance with DGRL 97/23.
In 2016, we introduced a food safety management system at our compressor plant in Antwerp and certified the site in accordance with ISO 22 000. Wherever compressed air comes into contact with the end product in the food and bev industry, our customers require absolute safety.
The highest air quality is the decisive prerequisite for the production process and the end product. We want to ensure absolute security for our customers. In 2006 we commissioned the TÜV with a type test for our oil-free screw compressors of the Z series. We were the first compressor manufacturer whose oil-free compressors were certified according to the the new industry standard for air purity.
Service is our strength: Project planning, optimisation, servicing and maintenance are just a few of the pillars of our service philosophy:
- Compressed air management and energy saving concepts
- Audits to determine the compressed air requirement
- Remote monitoring
- Original spare parts with manufacturer's guarantee