A brand new compressor manufacturing plant of Atlas Copco has been inaugurated at Pune. The plant is spread over a 23 acre area and has a built up area of 19,000 sq meters. It includes a manufacturing plant, office building, canteen and other facilities for employees and is built as per LEED principles. The new plant will concentrate on manufacture of industrial and portable compressors while the existing Atlas Copco plant in Dapodi will see production of oil free compressors and quality air products.
This new plant will go a long way in enhancing business in India and also to customers abroad. The company also celebrates 140 years of industrial excellence and offers a range of activities over 90 countries where it has operations. This year, the company was ranked as the most innovative and sustainable of companies across the globe. Atlas Copco commenced operations with manufacture of products for the railways and has gone on to compressors, tools and rock drills.
Today, the company is in a leading position supporting customers in 180 countries. In January, Atlas Copco earned a spot in Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations due to its commitment to sustainable productivity and high energy efficient products that not only cater to a wide range of customers but also side by side ensures conservation of the environment.