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October 16, 2019 - October 17, 2019

Visit us at Showman's Show and talk to us about our portable energy portfolio. Generators, light towers, handheld tools - everything you'd need for an event.

Showman's Show 2019 Logo

October 15, 2019

The Offshore industry can be characterised as a multidisciplinary sector, asking for a broad range of tools and services. One of the challenges is the fact that hardly any project is the same, requiring a different approach, different tools and equip...

Article in Offshore Industry Magazine - Issue 5 2019

October 1, 2019

For your next air motor customer visit, make sure that you have the air motor tech box.

Air motor LZB46

September 30, 2019

To further strengthen the market’s most competitive range of stainless steel air motors we are now releasing the LZB54 range in stainless steel.

LZB54 Stainless Steel air motor

September 17, 2019 - September 19, 2019

Gastech

August 27, 2019

After the success of the PRO G2410 & G2420, we have decided to broaden our belt sander offering by launching the new LMB27 & LMB35 belt sanders globally.

LMB35 Belt Sander

August 13, 2019

Read this months' Top Tip: How to avoid contaminated breathing air in the workplace. Learn more about The Compressor Store sale! Also, see how a biogas plant uses O2 generator to halve their energy costs. All of this and more in Fresh Air July/August...

Image from the DuPont DRTC application movie. This trainingcenter for paintspray application has a lot of expertise on high quality industrial painting.

August 1, 2019

The SmartQIC coupling is a one-handed operation offering high air flow performance. It is suitable for many types of applications and pneumatic tools; such as screwdrivers, assembly tools, drills and grinders.

Angled product image of SmartQIC pneumatic safety coupling

August 1, 2019

We are pleased to introduce the latest extension to the Atlas Copco air motor product portfolio…The TZB25! The 2.8Kw lube free air turbine drive unit is geared towards high torque applications and capable of maintaining stable speed under load.

TZB25 Turbine motor

July 10, 2019

Important news from Atlas Copco about Compressor Engineering. We have decided to fully integrate Compressor Engineering into the Atlas Copco Compressors UK service organisation and have, as a result, created a new service region called Atlas Copco So...

Atlas Copco and Compressor Engineering logos alongside each other

July 1, 2019

A well-known European sugar refinery rented three 16t/h steam boilers from us with matching accessories to cope with its seasonal production: from the moment the beets were harvested until the sugar was packaged, our steam boilers made sure the refin...

atlas copco rental steam boiler solution

June 28, 2019

From water, steam and electricity to compressed air, this article gives a brief history of the factory through the ages and the energy that powered production

Atlas Diesel's Compressed Air Service, England.

June 26, 2019

Central controllers are the backbone of an optimised compressor installation, managing the whole compressor room, matching the air supply to demand while offering pressure stability, and contributing significantly to energy efficiency. It is a proven...

control unit Optimizer 4.0

June 26, 2019

Read this months Top Tip on optimising a compressed air system with a central controller. Learn why nitrogen should be used for laser cutting. Join us in congratulating Mark Ranger as he is appointed VP of BCAS. Discover which compressor has long bee...

Optimizer 4.0

June 18, 2019 - June 20, 2019

OGA

June 18, 2019

After successfully passed Selective Sales and ramped up production with installations globally, we are happy to announce General Launch of Power Focus 6000 LV.

Power Focus 6000 LV - Low Voltage

June 14, 2019

In April, the National Mining Agency (ANM) reported that it had interdicted almost twenty dams due to stability problems. The decision was taken to meet the requirements of the Stability Conditions Statement, document that must be submitted annually ...

Itubombas pumps assist for stability of dams

June 13, 2019

Our mechatronic wrenches are being used in the highest productivity environments all around the world. In order to support requirements of high durability of our tools and systems, the accessory range for the mechatronic system is extended.

MWR 50 TA Mechatronic wrench with ratchet and socket

June 11, 2019

See how Ollie describes the atmosphere at Atlas Copco and what the recruitment process was like. You can also read about his highlights so far in his Business Analyst role, by reading this Year in Industry blog featuring Ollie Ford in our Customer Re...

Ollie Ford Professional portrait in Hemel Hempstead

June 10, 2019

The set strategy of transforming our customers to a smart connected world has led to the joint decision of GI and MVI to significantly streamline the ErgoPulse portfolio.

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June 3, 2019

It was a win-win situation at the fourth Motion Control Industry Awards, held on 22 May at the National Conference Centre, Hampton-in-Arden. Not only did we enjoy a great night out but the team at PPS were also thrilled to take home the award for Dis...

MCIA winner logo 2019

May 28, 2019

Total Care keeps your compressed air equipment running in optimal condition, taking all maintenance off your hands. It includes all service visits and proactive repairs, except element overhauls. More uptime, better efficiency, increased reliability,...

Cruise Ship Vacation. Sea Travel Concept with Deckchairs on the Vessel Deck.

May 28, 2019

Read this month's Top Tip to know how to avoid microorganisms in compressed air. Discover the New ZL2 range of low-pressure lobe blowers. Also, brush up on your knowledge with CDP certified courses! All of this and more in Fresh Air May.

Mouldy bread to illustrate how bacteria affects food

May 22, 2019

When the engineers at Engineered Pressure Systems International (EPSI), specialist in high-pressure, isostatic equipment, were in need of a great amount of power for the testing of their installations, they immediately contacted Atlas Copco Rental Eu...

QAC 1450 TwinPower at Epsi Belgium

May 17, 2019

The PZB range of piston air motors are energy efficient and have unique low speed and high starting torque features, adding value in many applications.

PZB21 Air motor

May 3, 2019

Ghent, Belgium: KRONOS EUROPE SA/NV., specialized in the production of titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2), planned to carry out maintenance at their high-voltage cabin. They contacted us for a temporary installation with 24/7 support to keep their prod...

Atlas Copco Rental 24 7 support at Kronos_PTS 1600 and QAS 500

April 30, 2019

See how Luka describes the atmosphere at Atlas Copco and what the recruitment process was like. You can also see what he is most excited about in his Business Analyst role, by reading this Year in Industry blog featuring Luka Killner in our Customer ...

Luka Killner the Year in Industry student in Hemel Hempstead for his professional portrait

April 29, 2019

Read this month's Top Tip to know how to choose the right oil for your compressor. Find out the difference between rotary vane and rotary screw compressors. Meet our Distributor of the year! All of this and more in this month's Fresh Air.

Lubricants for Roto-injected screw compressors

March 29, 2019

See how Fiona describes the atmosphere at Atlas Copco and what the recruitment process was like. You can also discover the best and most exciting part of her design Engineer role, by reading this Year in Industry blog featuring Fiona Goursaud in our ...

Fiona Goursaud's professional portrait here at Hemel Hempstead

March 22, 2019

Read this month's Top Tip to discover how to deal with compressed air condensate. Receive a free pack to help you with your compressed air project. Find out which oil needs to be used for optimal operation of your compressor. All of this and more in ...

Sika Limited Photoshoot for Industrial air

February 27, 2019

See how you can take advantage of the Annual Investment Allowance. View the new range of compact, low-cost, low-flow membrane nitrogen generators. See how Atlas Copco is the first manufacturer to have its vacuum pumps certified as Class 0. See how re...

compressor animation total responsibility service

February 8, 2019

The Power Focus 4000 and Power Focus 4002 have now been officially phased out.

Tensor ETP ST101 with Power Focus 400

January 24, 2019

Discover how you can prepare your compressed air system for freezing temperatures. VSD's and controllers are now listed in the ETL. Take a look at the latest high-efficiency oil-injected screw compressors. Do you want to see the big step in liquid ri...

get your compressor ready for winter

December 19, 2018

Find out why the time is right to switch to on-site sourcing! Remind yourself of our opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period. Is your compressor at least 10 years old? Our competition ends December 31st. Put air compressor spare parts on...

Nitrogen separation principle (PSA)NG generator

November 23, 2018

Find out how to win a brand new compressor as part of our 100th anniversary! Is your compressor at least 10 years old? If so learn how to receive a free giveaway from us. Do you think that you have the oldest industrial compressor in GB? Learn more a...

Stylised old compressor and Industrial Air sales manager with sunset background, off to retire together

November 8, 2018

Reading time: 4 minutesNine energy-efficient, high capacity models have now joined NGP+ nitrogen generator range. The expanded range now offers the capability to deliver on-site nitrogen at flows ranging from 5.2 l/s (19 Nm3/h) to 797 l/s (2870 ...

Nitrogen generator NGP 450 +, oil-free screw compressor ZR 122 VSD FF, N2, PSA

October 25, 2018

How do you choose the best type of air treatment equipment for your industrial compressor? How can you win a brand-new compressor? Or learn how intelligent vacuum pumps improved woodworker's productivity? Find out in this edition of Fresh Air

Desiccant air dryer?Activated alumina

September 25, 2018

Atlas Copco has launched the ZH 1000-3150 oil-free centrifugal air compressor. Offering a combination of high flow and low energy consumption, the ZH 1000-3150 is designed to meet the needs of large air users who are looking for a high-volume centrif...

ZH 1000-3150  centrifugal oil-free air compressor

September 24, 2018

How do you select the right air treatment equipment? Or save room in your compressor room? How about a chance to win a new compressor? Find out in this edition of Fresh Air.

UK Infographic Snippet

September 4, 2018

The new GA 90+-160 VSD+ oil-injected screw compressor range provides reduced energy consumption, straightforward installation and simple service. It features state-of-the-art compression elements with Smart Injection technology coupled with highly ef...

GA 90+ - 160 VSD+ 3D setup

September 2, 2018

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Atlas Copco Compressors has announced the appointment of Chris Ferriday as National Sales Manager of its Industrial Air division in Great Britain starting September 1st, 2018.

UK - Chris Ferriday - National Sales Manager

August 17, 2018

Do you think you've got Great Britain's oldest running compressor? If so, we would like to hear from you! Join our competition for a chance to win a brand new replacement for your compressor that delivers the same amount of compressed air.

Stylised old compressor and Industrial Air sales manager with sunset background, off to retire together

August 13, 2018

Salmon producer Marine Harvest VAP (UK) Ltd has achieved annual energy savings of £21,000 after Atlas Copco updated its compressed air system with new technology. The more compact compressor has also freed up floor space to fit a new refrigeration un...

Atlas Copco UK application story in Food industry with GA VSD+ compressor

August 13, 2018

Atlas Copco is offering a simple oil indicator test which can show you in a few minutes whether you are still getting the compressed air quality that you originally specified, or whether there is now unwanted oil circulating in your compressed air sy...

Product Launch USA 2008

August 9, 2018

We are committed to sustainable productivity. Did you know that, in some countries, the ethos we work by - the Business Code of Practice - is even more stringent than local regulations? Check this page to find out more about the policies, statements ...

Ethics priority illustration

August 9, 2018

Showcasing the theme ‘Smart Connected Assembly’, the new line-up of battery and DC-powered tools has been developed specifically to improve both operator ergonomics and factory optimisation, as a result of significant research and ongoing customer fe...

Application of SRB LRT background image

August 9, 2018

Don’t throw away this chance to save your company thousands of pounds on compressed air. If you’ve been putting off upgrading your compressed air system, this offer might be what you’ve been waiting for. Get minimum £1500 cash back for your ol...

Paper airplane with sky as background

July 20, 2018

Read this month's Fresh Air to find the advantages and disadvantages of various onsite nitrogen solutions, how Aquafin is managing the total cost of ownership for their compressors, benefit from exclusive The Compressor Store offers and more!

Nitrogen generator NGP 450 +, oil-free screw compressor ZR 122 VSD FF, N2, PSA

July 12, 2018

We're delighted to have been shortlisted for the Dacorum Business Heroes Awards! Featuring our Assignment Based Working offices, Atlas Copco is a finalist in the Employment Hero category. These awards are intended to recognise businesses that really ...

Logo for Dacorum Business Heroes - Atlas Copco UK nominated for best employer

June 26, 2018

Find out about our new ZR compressors, the ins and outs of the GA VSD+, our new appointments and more in this month's Fresh Air!

Atlas Copco GA22 VSD+ application story

June 25, 2018

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Atlas Copco Compressors has announced the appointment of Andy Lill as Quality Air Business Development Manager in the UK. In his new role, Lill’s primary goal is to create awareness with compressed air users that air trea...

Portrait of Andy Lill, UK Business Development for Air Treatment and Quality Air

June 20, 2018

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Atlas Copco has unveiled its new generation of oil-free low pressure rotary screw ZS 4 VSD + blowers, which are equipped with integrated permanent magnet (iPM) motors. This, along with other design developments, contribu...

ZS 4 VSD+ installation_zoom-in blower

June 14, 2018

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After experiencing pressure drops that limited applications within its production facility, Quartztec Europe installed an Atlas Copco GA VSD+ compressor that has increased output, halved annual energy costs and exceeded ...

Atlas Copco GA22 VSD+ application story

June 5, 2018

When operating in open waters, we should not underestimate the role of oil-free, as it is vital when the air is in direct contact with the environment. An example is the use of oil-free air for the creation of underwater bubble curtains for sound mit...

Seaway Heavy lifting Netherlands - offshore project

May 24, 2018

Are you missing out on major opportunities to save energy? Know what made Maison Gilliard choose on-site nitrogen generation or why you'll get blown away by our new ZR compressors? All of that and more in this May's Fresh Air!

Looking after the piggy bank

May 22, 2018

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Atlas Copco has launched the ZR 90-160 VSD+; a new range of oil-free rotary screw air compressors with motor variants of 90, 110, 132, 145 and 160 kW. They offer up to 10 per cent more flow and up to 15 per cent less ene...

Atlas_Copco_neue_ZR_Kompressoren_Installation

May 1, 2018

Assessing the efficiency of an air compressor network is seen as disruptive and time consuming. But the reality is far from it - when approached correctly, the process can be efficient, fast and hassle-free. Find out in this article by Stef Lievens

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May 1, 2018

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Control Gear’s team were consistent performers throughout the year. They doubled their orders of our stationary industrial air compressors, with growth in every range from 2 kW to 90 kW, as well as making a noticeable c...

Control Gear - Atlas Copco Compressors UK Distributor of the year in 2017

April 24, 2018

What do you need to consider when buying a stationary air compressor? And what has Birra Peroni got to say about the new ZR compressor? Find out in this month's Fresh Air!

what compressor size do I need?

March 27, 2018

In this article Stef Lievens, Business Line Manager for Industrial Air at Atlas Copco Compressors UK & Ireland, outlines the key steps to follow when specifying a compressor, in order to ensure it is optimised in terms of performance, energy-efficien...

people shaking hands

March 26, 2018

What's the best place for your compressor? What part does Atlas Copco plays in the making of craft beer you know and love? And where's the next energy savings opportunity for industrial users? Read this month's Fresh Air to find out!

Refrigerant air dryer FD 2000+ and oil-free air centrifugal compressor ZH 630 + installation

March 21, 2018

In this article, Stef Lievens - Business Line Manager for Industrial Air at Atlas Copco Compressors UK - argues that compressed air represents the next big viable opportunity for British manufacturers to save energy and reduce carbon emissions.

coins in a jar, total cost saving icon

February 26, 2018

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A newly installed and highly innovative compressed air and on-site nitrogen generation system from Atlas Copco is providing a key driver in the Outstanding Brewing Company’s on-going commitment to enhance its product qual...

Application of compressed air and nitrogen solution to craft brewery in Manchester area, United Kingdom

February 19, 2018

Are you perhaps considering bringing more of your service in-house? Here's an alternative you may not have considered: Atlas Copco's service engineers could look after all of your rotating equipment. Single supplier. Single callout number. Unrivalle...

Atlas Copco Compressor Technique service technician in the field.

February 19, 2018

Curious how you generate nitrogen through pressure swing adsorption? Or perhaps how compressed air is behind an innovation that saves as much as 8% in fuel consumption for sea-going vessels? Discover all that and more in this February's edition of Fr...

Commercial Image NGP Nitrogen generator

January 24, 2018

Do you know how to size an air receiver? Find out why air tanks matter and how to size them, as well as Brian Barnes' plans as Operations Business Line manager, how an award-winning printer is slashing their energy bills, what makes our GVS A vacuum ...

UK Buxton Press printing application story

January 15, 2018

Reading time: 3 minutes (510 words)
As any charity, St Andrew’s relies heavily on donations. Even a small contribution can make a big difference, but Atlas Copco service planner Keith McRavey wanted to donate more than just some loose change. Fi...

Keith McRavey raises money for St Andrew's First Aid charity by running, jumping off a crane and more running

January 11, 2018

When petrochemical company SIBUR-Neftekhim faced a major turnaround of a compressed air installation, Atlas Copco Rental jumped in with a solution that kept SIBUR’s production up and running. A successful project, which SIBUR now considers as the “be...

Polymer factory project - Sibur RU

December 20, 2017

In December of 2015, Epiroc Drilling Tools introduced an all-new bit range for tophammer surface drilling – Powerbit. The first thread system to reach the market was T45. Since the introduction, Powerbit T45, T51, ST58, ST68 and T-WiZ60 have met, and...

December 14, 2017

Pennine Pneumatic Services (PPS), multiple winners of Atlas Copco’s Distributor of the Year, had its official opening of its prestigious premises on Thursday 14th December announcing expansion plans and job opportunities in Brighouse as the company r...

PPS opens new offices and announces plans to expand the business, creating new jobs in Brighouse

December 11, 2017

Business as usual this Christmas holiday. Read December's Fresh Air to find out what Atlas Copco has to do with your Christmas turkey and have a sneak peek into life at Atlas Copco with our Advent Calendar!

Christmas product campaign 2016 for air compressors

December 6, 2017

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Spending time with the family appears to be the most important element to the festive season, second place goes to a proper British meal. But how did the turkey receive an award like this? And what does Atlas Copco have t...

Christmas Dinner turkey, courtesy of Atlas Copco compressors and vacuum pumps

December 5, 2017

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Installing a new Atlas Copco ring main and variable speed driven (VSD) compressor with ancillaries is calculated to result in an annual carbon reduction of approximately 48 tonnes of CO2 for award winning magazine printi...

UK Buxton Press printing application story

December 1, 2017

Check out our Advent Calendar this Christmas to find out about the exciting employees of the Atlas Copco Group.

Atlas Copco Advent Calendar feature image

November 23, 2017

Do you know the potential hazards involved in compressed air use and ask how aware is industrial management of the preventative measures that can be taken? How about the contribution Atlas Copco is making towards the land speed record attempt? Or th...

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November 21, 2017

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In this article Steve Matthews looks at the potential hazards involved in compressed air use and asks how aware is industrial management of the preventative measures that can be taken, the scope of current pressure regula...

AIRScan, Service Stationary Compressors, Service technician

November 16, 2017

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The challenge for equipment suppliers is that companies are now moving beyond talking about the theory behind Industry 4.0 to wanting to know how it can and will be applied in practice. To highlight this, the Internationa...

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October 20, 2017

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The BLOODHOUND SSC project makes history with its first ever test runs, during which the supersonic combined jet engine and rocket powered car is set to achieve speeds of up to 200 mph on the runway at Newquay Airport in ...