PROLOGUE

Dear readers,
Welcome to the new issue of Productivity magazine. Before you get stuck into reading it, let me briefly look back over at recent months.

For some time now industry has been stirred by a trend called Industry 4.0. The fourth industrial revolution is affecting the current market so much that it has become the concern of scientists, government officials and businessmen. It is simply a global issue, caused by advancing digitalisation. (more…)

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A COMPANY FULL OF TALENT

 

For the sixth year running Soňa Bartková has been responsible for comprehensive management of human resources in the Industrial Tools division at Atlas Copco. She is convinced that all the employees of our company are talented. And everyone has the potential for career growth. „It depends on every individual, there are a whole range of possibilities for promotion“ she says.   (more…)

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ECO DESIGN IS SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTIVITY IN PRACTICE!

Eco Design and environmental aspects of product development is nothing new to us. Atlas Copco has a history of developing modular tools with a deep respect for the materials and natural resources used in the products.  (more…)

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IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PEOPLE EVERYWHERE

Where are Atlas Copco’s customers?
And where are the end users?

Atlas Copco’s customers consist of companies in most industries worldwide. Automotive and aerospace manufacturers use our tools and assembly solutions – in fact, one third of all cars have been made using our tools. Mining companies use our drilling rigs, trucks and loaders. Construction companies use our demolition equipment, road pavers and portable compressors. (more…)

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SAFETY, QUALITY, PRODUCTIVITY AND EFFICIENCY

The importance of safety in automobile production continues to grow. Of course, strict standards are not limited to the products that will be used by the end customer only. Increasing attention is paid to the safety of production itself. Protecting workers‘ health is a priority for many modern businesses. This is doubly true at demanding production operations.  (more…)

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POWER, SPEED AND ACCURACY

Built on the industry-proven QST solution, our press spindle system PST delivers both high productivity and full commonality. It is easy to use and to maintain. The compactness and operating speed will make your pressing operations run more smoothly, faster, safer and more accurately. (more…)

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HAVE YOU ALREADY TASTED THE REVOLUTION?

TurboTight® is a revolutionary tightening strategy. For a truly unique operator experience TurboTight® lets the tool absorb the reaction force and significantly improves ergonomics for the operator. Shorten cycle times and at the same time improving flexibility. And if you’re doing 200 tightenings a day that makes the world of a difference.
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SHARE YOUR STORY AND WIN

Atlas Copco is all about the innovative spirit. Our more than 3 000 engineers working in R&D safeguard a steady output of absolutely top-notch products and services.  (more…)

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A LIGHTWEIGHT NUTRUNNER THAT CAN EVEN WITHSTAND HIGH TEMPERATURES

Fast and flexible production is the foundation on which the Schaeffler company builds. The group, which includes the INA, LuK and FAG brands, is a leading global supplier of parts for the automotive and engineering industries. It relies on high quality and innovation. With the help of Atlas Copco, it has sought to reconcile demands for speed and quality of production while enhancing employee comfort.
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ELECTRIC VEHICLE OPPORTUNITIES

Few businesses have grown as rapidly in North America over the past few years more than Atlas Copco’s SCA and Henrob units. Having some of the big U.S. automotive manufacturers as customers, SCA and Henrob are now looking to the electric vehicle market and other opportunities to diversify and expand further. Continuous product and service improvements are also key.  (more…)

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SCA: ADHESIVE SYSTEMS AND METERING TECHNOLOGIES

SCA, part of the Atlas Copco Group, is synonymous with high quality and efficiency in adhesive systems, dispensing and metering technology. Through cutting-edge innovation and decades of experience in the field, we offer our customers solutions that boost productivity, saving both time and money. 
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HEALTH AND WELLNESS IN FOCUS

 

On April 28, the global Atlas Copco Safety Day was held. In addition to further safety awareness training and activities, extra focus was put on health and behavioural-based safety. There were many activities going on at Atlas Copco business units around the world. (more…)

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OUR COUNTRIES: ALBANIA

Albania can trace its historical roots back to the prehistoric era some 300 000 years ago when nomadic peoples roamed the area, living out of various caves across the land. (more…)

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THE WORK OF A SERVICE TECHNICIAN IS OFTEN A GATEWAY TO A CAREER

 

No two technicians are the same. At least not at Atlas Copco. And even those who have Service Technician written on their business card do not always do the same thing. The top managers at the company could tell you something about that. Many of them started in the position of service technician, in fact. There, they acquired valuable experience and knowledge, which they make use of today.  (more…)

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