Videos

Unique video footage from events such as drilling in the Mont Blanc tunnel, a compressor exhibition in Beijing in 1965, and a visit by Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru to Sweden in 1947.

Shuttle dumper type Garpenberg

This film is a dramatization of a nuclear attack on Stockholm, where people are brought to the air raid shelter Johannes for safety.

When this shelter was inaugurated 1955, it was the world’s first complete nuclear safe civil shelter. The film also includes footage from different Stockholm views.

Duration: 6:07. Silent.

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The family day, 1961

Depicts the day of the year when Atlas Copco’s employees’ families (mostly wives and children) are invited to visit the plant in Sickla.

There is a demonstration program for the visitors, including entertainment from the Swedish actor Sigge Fürst.

Duration: 4:57. Swedish narration.

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A century of Atlas Copco, 1973

A movie produced for Atlas Copco’s 100th anniversary. Depicts how the company was founded in an era of pioneering spirit, and the company’s development and milestones during the years.

This film was awarded the bronze price at the 16th international film and TV festival in New York.

Duration: 27:11. English narration.

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Atlas Diesel anniversary movie, 1948

This film depicts the operation at Atlas Copco’s different sites, like Sickla, Ecco-verken and Björneborg.

It shows both exteriors and interiors from the plants, and also demonstrates the use of the equipment produced.

Duration: 34:33. Silent.

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The Fourth Element, 1975

A visual movie about Atlas Copco’s pneumatic equipment and its use. With musical background.

Duration: 19:44

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Power in hand, 1964

A film that depicts the use of Atlas Copco’s power tools in various industries, e.g ship building, automotive, air craft and furniture making.

Duration: 17:25. English narration.

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Building with air, 1967

A film about how compressed air is used in the construction industry.

An Atlas Copco sales man visits a construction site, and talks with the workers about how compressed air can facilitate their work.

Duration: 15:56. English narration.

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Hydraulic rock drilling, 1977 - Part 1

The first part presents the new concept of rock drilling – hydraulic rock drilling – with the new Atlas Copco drill COP1038, which was developed for the company’s 100th anniversary 1973. Part 2 includes several case studies were hydraulic rock drilling is in use, for example the Stekenjokk mine in Sweden, alpine tunnels in Switzerland, the Grimsel – Oberaar powerplant in Switzerland, and the Frejus tunnel between Italy and France.

Duration: 16:54. English narration.

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Hydraulic rock drilling, 1977 - Part 2

The first part presents the new concept of rock drilling – hydraulic rock drilling – with the new Atlas Copco drill COP1038, which was developed for the company’s 100th anniversary 1973. Part 2 includes several case studies were hydraulic rock drilling is in use, for example the Stekenjokk mine in Sweden, alpine tunnels in Switzerland, the Grimsel – Oberaar powerplant in Switzerland, and the Frejus tunnel between Italy and France.

Duration: 13:24. English narration.

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Traforo del Monte Bianco

A film about the Mont Blanc tunnel project from an Italian perspective.

Also includes the history of how the mountain once was conquered.

Duration: 23:01. Italian narration.

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The Ballad of Mont Blanc, 1960

A short Italian feature film about the worker Pasquale, who works at the Mont Blanc tunnel project on the Italian side. He is supposed to get married when the tunnel is finished.

Duration: 13:30. Dubbed into English.

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The Abu Simbel temple

A film about how a barrier was built in front of the Abu Simbel temple, to protect the temple from the flooding of the Nile.

After the barrier was built, the temple was dissembled and moved.

Duration: 8:13. Silent.

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Memoirs of an engineer, 1962

In this film an Egyptian engineer tells his story about why he wants to participate in the greatest engineering project since the pyramids – the Assuan dam project.

The building of the dam created an artificial lake, which flooded the Abu Simbel temples.

Duration: 24:12. English narration.

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Selling Cobra: South Africa

This film follows a demonstration team from Delfos & Atlas Copco in their white station wagon on a tour, for demonstration of the 25 applications of the Cobra motor drill & breaker.

Duration: 14:57. Silent.

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The mine minister of Bolivia visits Atlas Copco

The Bolivian mine minister visits Atlas Copco Andina in la Paz, where he gets a demonstration of mining equipment.

Duration: 2:46. Silent.

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Director Belfrage in Poona and Delhi, 1968

Atlas Copco’s president Kurt-Allan Belfrage visits the air compressor and pneumatic rock drill plant in Poona (Pune), where he ceremonially lays a brick to the building.

He then travels on to Delhi where he visits Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Duration: 6:47. Silent.

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Prime Minister Nehru visits Atlas Copco, 1957

India’s Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru visits Atlas Copco’s plant in Sickla, Sweden.

He, and other Swedish and Indian dignitaries, are welcomed by Atlas Copco’s president Kurt-Allan Belfrage. Mr. Nehru also visits the test mine, where he tries to handle a rock drill with pusher leg.

Duration: 4:32. English narration.

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Atlas Copco drills wells in India

A film about how rural India is helped by Atlas Copco personnel and equipment to extract water.

Duration: 10:59. Silent.

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The Beijing Exhibition, 1965

This film follows the preparations before the industrial exhibition in Beijing.

The inauguration is attended by Atlas Copco’s president Kurt-Allan Belfrage and vice president Erik Johansson.

Duration: 14:07. Silent.

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The Beijing Exhibition, 1972

The film begins with a view of a drill rig on the Chinese Wall.

The industrial exhibition is then opened in the presence of Atlas Copco’s president Kurt-Allan Belfrage and China’s minister of trade. The exhibition becomes a success, with long queues of visitors.

Duration: 10:05. Silent.

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Atlas Copco TV commercial, 1969

This television commercial from the UK depicts how Atlas Copco’s pneumatic equipment can be used in a variety of applications and industries.

Duration: 0:40. English narration.

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Atlas Copco in Mexico, 1968

This film is about the inauguration of Atlas Copco’s new production plant and offices in Mexico.

The plant is inaugurated by the minister of industry and commerce, Licencido Octaviano Campos Sala, and the event is also attended by Atlas Copco’s president Kurt-Allan Belfrage.

Duration: 8:03. Silent.

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Shelter room in Stockholm, 1955

This film is a dramatization of a nuclear attack on Stockholm, where people are brought to the air raid shelter Johannes for safety.

When this shelter was inaugurated 1955, it was the world’s first complete nuclear safe civil shelter. The film also includes footage from different Stockholm views.

Duration: 6:07. Silent.

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10th anniversary of AC Peruana, 1960

Celebrations in the company cantina of Atlas Copco’s 10th anniversary in Peru.

The film also depicts demonstrations of the operation, and of the new branded working jumpsuits.

Duration: 3:58. Silent.

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The visit of the Crown Prince, 1968

In May 1968, the Swedish Crown Prince Carl Gustaf has just finished his education in the Swedish navy, and is about to begin informing himself about Swedish industry.

His visit at Atlas Copco in Sickla is the first in a series of scheduled industry visits. At Atlas Copco he is welcomed by the company’s president Kurt-Allan Belfrage and the executive board. The visit includes a guided tour to some of the production departments.

Duration: 15:48. Silent.

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