Smart Connected Assembly - Atlas Copco's vision for Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 and Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco offers a wide range of industrial products and services through Smart Connected Assembly, our vision for Industry 4.0. Our products are connected, flexible and build on state of the art technology. We service our customers through a dedicated global network to provide a total solution for flexible productivity with the highest quality standards.

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Higher product mix

The requirement for customization of consumer end-products will increase. The Batch size one vision of Industry 4.0 is to have the same cost for one or a million units produced. This will require new levels of Flexibility in production

System complexity

Production systems will become ever more complex and more and more production critical operations will depend on networked systems. The importance of managing configuration, software versioning and access control will be vital to maintain quality control and uptime in production

Human interaction

Human factors will play an important role for the future. Assembly operators need to adopt the new technologies available to leverage the potential. To do that, systems must be user friendly and the vast amount of data created in the assembly process needs to be processed with the most important information presented to the operator.


Sustainability focus will increase to a new level with plants powered by wind and solar. Environmental awareness will be higher and regulations enforced globally

Atlas Copco - 6 pillars of value

Smart Connected Assembly supports Industry 4.0 becoming reality. A reality where technology is easy to use and quickly delivers value. Read about the Atlas Copco 6 pillars of value in the categories below.