Atlas Copco compressors and light tower win Red Dot Design Awards
Stockholm, Sweden, April 4, 2017: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has won two prestigious Red Dot Design Awards for 2017 for portable compressors and a LED light tower. “We are proud to once again be recognised with this distinguished prize for outstanding design,” said Andrew Walker, President of Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business area. “As always, our product design has focused on providing true customer benefits such as boosting performance and operator comfort while reducing fuel consumption and service needs.” The Red Dot Design Award for 2017 recognises Atlas Copco’s 8-series portable compressor range as well as the HiLight H5+ LED light tower. Both products are designed and manufactured by the Portable Energy division in the Construction Technique business area. The 8-series compressors are recognised for raising the design standards when it comes to size, weight, efficiency and performance, partly by incorporating the latest tough and aesthetically pleasing HardHat® canopy. The light tower was recognised for its innovative optic lenses that maximise light coverage. Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2016, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 101 (BEUR 11) and about 45 000 employees. Learn more at www.atlascopcogroup.com Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business area provides construction and demolition tools, portable compressors, pumps and generators, lighting towers, and compaction and paving equipment. It offers service through a global network. Construction Technique innovates for sustainable productivity in infrastructure, civil works, oil and gas, energy, drilling and road construction projects. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, Germany, Sweden, the United States, China, India and Brazil. 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.