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1800 Overview Drive
Rock Hill
SC, 29730
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About Us

Atlas Copco is a leading global provider of compressed air solutions. We are committed to sustainable productivity with a full line of air compressors, blowers, vacuums, gas generators, and other quality air solutions. With multiple locations across the United States, Atlas Copco has provided cutting edge equipment for businesses and industry for nearly 145 years with a focus on productivity, efficiency, safety, and ergonomics. 

Atlas Copco is committed to delivering complete solutions for its customers with dryers, piping, and all other equipment necessary to fit every need. We demonstrate our dedication to service by investing in new facilities that support manufacturing, distribution, training, and sales for customers nationwide. 

Atlas Copco is rated among the top 100 sustainable companies in the world and is a member of the Compressed Air and Gas Institute (CAGI).

 

Products


NITROGEN GENERATION

Atlas Copco offers a wide range of total solutions for customers who require compressed air and gas. High quality, on-site gas generators produce point of use nitrogen and oxygen and require only a supply of dry compressed air. Producing gases on-site greatly reduces costs when compared to bottles or bulk deliveries. 

As an integral industrial gas for a variety of applications, nitrogen serves to power operations in a wide range of industries, including winemaking. Nitrogen is simple to generate and implement over the entirety of the wine’s life, from fermentation to bottling. Any time it is necessary to replace oxygen and blanket the wine, nitrogen is used to mitigate oxidation, spoilage, yeast and bacteria growth.

OIL FREE AIR COMPRESSORS

In any food and beverage production, oil-free air is essential. Winemaking is no exception. Atlas Copco’s line of ISO 8573-1 (2010) Class 0 air compressors are certified 100% oil-free to ensure a complete lack of contamination during the fermentation and mixing process. Atlas Copco ensures that wine made with its oil-free air compressors is completely clean and completely safe. 

When mixing by aeration, oil-free air from Atlas Copco aids healthy fermentation, eliminates reduction problems, and evenly distributes additions to the tank. As the first to be certified ISO 22000, Atlas Copco understands the importance of holding the most important standard in the food and beverage industry. All oil-free air compressors from Atlas Copco guarantee absolute air purity. 

ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEMS

For operations large and small, efficiency is the key to success. Energy recovery systems on Atlas Copco compressors allow businesses to use the heat of compression to create hot water for a variety of uses. Heated water produced through energy recovery can be used as cleaning in place (CIP) water to sterilize and clean product lines and bulk storage tanks. 

The process of using the energy of compression to heat necessary sanitized water for cleaning and other uses reduces energy costs and helps companies of any size save money. Plants can recover 90-95% of the compressors electrical input as hot water. Atlas Copco compressors have been certified by TUV as capable of recovering up to 100% of energy input as hot water. 

Atlas Copco ensures complete service for our customers by supplying, installing, and servicing the gas generators, oil free compressors, and energy recovery systems we sell. To discover more about our complete solutions to all your compressed gas and air needs, watch this short video that highlights how we are working with winemakers from across the globe. 

10 Years of 'Phenomenal Products'
10 Years of 'Phenomenal Products'
Mike Capps, an Atlas Copco dealer with Specialty Tools & Attachments in Wyoming tells us about his favorite products and why he and his customers -- have trusted Atlas Copco for more than 10 years. Check out Specialty Tools' website: http://www.sta-attachments.com.
The Atlas Copco Group in the United States
The Atlas Copco Group in the United States
The Atlas Copco Group in the United States
Atlas Copco LP 8504 trench roller
Atlas Copco LP 8504 trench roller
Our LP 8504 trench compactor is a remote controlled unit. With its superior traction the LP 8504 makes work on chesive and granular soils easy, even if the work site is confined or packed with obstacles. The trench compactor is suitable for backfills, foundations, parking lots and similar applications
Chablis - Wine Making - Atlas Copco Application mo
Chablis - Wine Making - Atlas Copco Application mo
The Michel family has been involved in wine for over generations now. They produce Chablis, from the vine to the bottle. After growing and harvesting, the wine needs to be bottled. This process contains several applications, all needing compressed air or nitrogen. The compressed air is used for bottling the machines, putting on the capsules and labelling. During the bottling, nitrogen is used: first for removing oxygen from the empty bottles, and afterwards to chase the carbon gasses just before capping. The compressed air and nitrogen is provided by a VSD compressor with built-in dryer and a NG7 nitrogen generator. On top they have also 3 filters and some reservoirs. By replacing nitrogen in bottles by a NG while using a VSD, they save money, time and the energy. More info www.n2gen.com
Save the Date: WIN Expo on November 30th - We'll See You There!

Join us in supporting those that were affected by the California wildfires and get free access to the latest products and services from over 300 of the industry’s best national suppliers and service professionals.

We’re attending the WINExpo at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Thursday, November 30th and want you to also! The 2017 WINExpo is the 6th Annual North Coast Wine Industry Expo Trade Show. 

SAVE THE DATE

Booth # 710

Thursday, November 30, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Venue Location

Sonoma County Fairgrounds

1350 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95404


News Archive


Atlas Copco Compressors USA Launches Online Store
07 June, 2017

“Customers are increasingly turning to the internet to research and purchase products, so we want them to have the same option when selecting an air compressor” said John Brookshire, President of Atlas Copco Compressors LLC. 

Atlas Copco Compressors recently launched an online store where customers can purchase a variety of Atlas Copco compressors, including compressors up to 50 horsepower and airflows of 250 cfm.

 In addition to compressors, the new e-commerce site offers a wide range of quality air treatment products. Dryers, filters (up to 1,200 cfm), electronic drains and oil-water separators are also available for purchase through the website. “Whether customers need a new compressor or new quality air products, the online store will provide a quick and easy way for them to get what they need and get back to work,” Brookshire continued. “We’re excited to offer customers this option that reflects our ongoing commitment to sustainable productivity.”

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.

Atlas Copco Compressors LLC is part of the Compressor Technique Business Area, and its headquarters are located in Rock Hill, S.C. The company manufactures, markets, and services oil-free and oil-injected stationary air and gas compressors, air treatment equipment, and air management systems, including local manufacturing of select products. The Atlas Copco Group, which celebrated its 140th anniversary in 2013, is among the Top 100 sustainable companies in the world and a member of the Dow Jones World Sustainability Index. Atlas Copco has also been recognized by Forbes, Thomson-Reuters and Newsweek, among others, for its commitment to innovation and sustainability. Atlas Copco Compressors has major sales, manufacturing, production, and distribution facilities located in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas.

To learn more, please visit https://atlascopcocompressorstore.com.


Consider Your Air Compressor’s Maintenance Budget
10 November, 2016

The following is an excerpt from the article Consider Your Air Compressor’s Maintenance Budget featuring Trey Ragsdale, CTS product marketing manager, Atlas Copco Compressors. The full version can be read online or in the October issue of Maintenance Technology.

Large capital purchases, such as compressors, require careful planning and financial forecasting. After the initial cost, many organizations still have to pay down interest and principle. While they typically include those line items in their budgets, they often forget to factor in another crucial cost: annual maintenance. According to Atlas Copco’s Trey Ragsdale, while maintenance only composes about 5% to 10% of annual compressor-related expenditures, those costs can increase exponentially if maintenance is forgotten or deferred, causing unexpected and expensive downtime.

Compared with the overall life-cycle cost of compressor ownership, maintenance expenditures are minimal. A sound maintenance budget will help ensure they stay that way. To develop an accurate picture of these costs, Ragsdale, who’s with the company’s Compressor Technique Service (CTS) division in Rock Hill, SC, says it’s important for end users to pay attention to these seven aspects of their compressor systems:

Type of compressor

The type of compressor(s) you run can greatly affect service costs. For instance, oil-lubricated compressors have more oil to change than oil-free compressors, thus increasing the cost of service.

Installation conditions

Equipment installed in severe-duty applications may require more-frequent service. If your compressor is housed in a hot, humid, or dusty area, take that fact into account when planning your maintenance budget.

Keep Reading…

You can read the full article on developing an air compressor maintenance budget in the October issue of Maintenance Technology. Contact an Atlas Copco expert to start creating an air compressor maintenance budget for your facility.


Check Your System for Leaks to Keep Costs Low
03 August, 2016

Leaks can be costly. A quarter-inch air leak at 100 psi can waste as much as $8,000 in energy costs per year. Depending on the age of the compressor system, as much as 20 percent of compressor costs are due to leaks. But while leaks are easy to see in your energy bill, they are harder to spot in the system. Some bigger leaks can be heard in a system walk-through, but almost 80 percent of leaks are inaudible. And these inaudible leaks – while small – account for a significantly larger portion of energy loss. Knowing where leaks commonly occur is a good first step to reducing your unnecessary energy costs.

Filters: Filters remove harmful contaminants from the compressed air. This makes end use safer and keeps the system cleaner, but the filters need to be maintained as well. When filters are clogged, lubricant aerosols, moisture and particulates remain in the airstream, coating the pipes and leading to system leaks.

Drains: When manual condensate drains are left open, compressed air is constantly leaving the system before end use. Solenoid valve drains on a timer may be on an interval that is longer than necessary, leading to wasted compressed air. To make sure compressed air doesn’t escape, make sure your manual valves are closed and any solenoid valves are on an appropriate interval for the condensate flow.

Piping and Connections: Did you know piping systems over five years old likely have leaks that account for 25% of compressed air usage? Frequently monitoring and maintaining your piping system can go a long way towards decreasing leaks and increasing energy savings. Improperly sized connections, like hoses and tubing, can lead to compressed air losses. Make sure your components are working together to save you air and money.

Leaks are a common problem, but they have an easy solution. Start a regular maintenance routine now to avoid costly leaks in the future. Your compressor system – and your energy bill – will thank you.


Atlas Copco Launches New 8 Series Compressor Range
03 June, 2016

Atlas Copco has launched the 8 Series, a range of 10 new air compressors. All models in the 8 Series range fall below the 750kg limit and therefore require no special driving license to tow. Reliability, efficiency and higher utilisation levels, coupled with superior performance, enable the range to offer a maximum return on investment for rental and construction partners.

Ideal for use on construction sites and in other demanding environments, the new 8 Series compressor range benefits from Atlas Copco’s pioneering air element design, making the compressor up to 150kg lighter than comparable models. During the development phase, particular consideration was given to improving the compressor’s efficiency and the latest advances in the 8 Series mean that fuel consumption is significantly reduced. The new range uses an average of 12% less fuel than comparable products. 

The compressors’ compact and lightweight package mean that despite incorporating a full-size fuel tank, aftercooler and generator, all models fall below 750kg. The largest compressor in the range can produce 5m3/min of air and can still be towed by a normal passenger car. However, the inclusion of a new and updated HardHat® canopy ensures the 8 Series models are tough enough for the harshest conditions. 

Incorporating reliable Kubota engines, the compressors feature an anti airlock system for guaranteed starting. Service is made simple as all parts are easily accessible and the filtration uses a simple spin on system. Remarkably, the 8 Series only requires an hour’s total service time over two years of operation. 

The 8 Series line-up initially comprises of 10 models, ranging from the XAS 38 Kd, with a free air delivery of 2m3/min, to the XAS 88 Kd, with an air delivery of 5m3/min. Two models in the range come with built-in generators. 

Ben Van Hove, Vice-President, Marketing at Atlas Copco’s Portable Energy division, said: “The launch of the revolutionary 8 Series is the result of more than 10 years of continuous development. Throughout the design and engineering process, we have focused on advances that provide tangible benefits to our customers, without compromising a single aspect of design or performance. As a result, the 8 Series is versatile, efficient and a valuable ally in maximising uptime on site.”

The 8 Series range of compressors are available with a buy back guarantee from Atlas Copco, which ensures the compressors’ asset value and allows owners to easily calculate the capital return.

 

 

 

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Atlas Copco's Commitment to Sustainable Productivity in the United States
11 March, 2016

This short video highlights how Atlas Copco works every day in the United States to achieve sustainable productivity. 

Atlas Copco Compressors is an industry-leading global manufacturer and service provider of compressed air technology and quality air accessories, including nitrogen generators with 24/7 service support.

In each of the past five years, we have invested in opening new U.S.facilities to further support manufacturing, distribution and training for customers nationwide. Our sales and service representatives are right where our customers do business.

In 2013, Atlas Copco celebrates our 140th birthday. From our beginnings as a railroad manufacturer, we have grown our presence in the United States to over 100 locations and employ approximately 4,500 people.

The people of Atlas Copco are committed to your Sustainable Productivity.


Why Your Facility Needs a Compressed Air Audit
06 October, 2015

Does your manufacturing facility need a compressed air audit? Learn how it can help reduce your compressed air energy cost by 30 percent or more.

 


(source: TheCompressedAirBlog.com)

How does a compressor room compressed air audit work?

The manufacturer chose to perform a data logging compressed air audit to find out which new equipment would help the company meet its goals of lessening its carbon footprint and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, in particular the amount of energy and water the company consumes. Local utility providers often offer rebates to companies who perform energy audits and reduce their energy usage. Plus, the results give companies an opportunity to explore more efficient options before making a capital purchase.

Conducting a compressed air audit won’t disrupt your facility’s operations, but rather is performed while the equipment is running. Engineers connect data loggers to the compressed air system and leave them onsite for a set period. Then the data is uploaded into software that produces a detailed report showing compressor demand on a daily basis and how much electricity is being used. Atlas Copco’s proprietary software for data logging can also simulate the potential energy savings should a manufacturer wish to invest in a variable speed drive compressor. With detailed calculations that predict energy savings in hand, facility and maintenance managers can more easily demonstrate the payback time and return on investment to justify making a capital purchase...

Read the full Compressed Air Blog article here


Manufacturing Today: Atlas Copco is "one of the leading providers of compressors in North America"
02 September, 2015

Manufacturing Today recently wrote, "Atlas Copco has led the way in developing products that meet and anticipate the needs of its customers. That tradition of innovation continues to this day, and is evident in the company’s work as one of the leading providers of compressors in North America," in their interview with John Brookshire, President of Atlas Copco Compressors LLC based in Rock Hill, SC. Read more about their interview with John here

 

 


Our New Trench Roller is Perfect for Your Vineyard and Winery Foundations
04 August, 2015

Our remote-controlled LP8504 trench roller offers superior maneuverability and traction on cohesive and granular soils. That means optimal productivity, even on confined jobsites. Next to a foundation. In a trench. Where will you take yours? Check out where we took ours:


Atlas Copco celebrates new headquarters in Oakland Technology Park
01 July, 2015

Atlas Copco Tools and Assembly Systems celebrates the opening of their new custom-built 120,000 sq.-ft. state-of-the-art headquarters in Oakland Technology Park. Atlas Copco CEO Ronnie Leten, senior members of the Atlas Copco management team, Swedish Ambassador to the United States Björn Lyrvall, the Mayor of Auburn Hills and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, attended the opening day event on June 29, 2015 that included an official ribbon cutting and speeches by the visiting dignitaries and local officials.

The new facility will house approximately 225 employees from the former location on Dutton Road along with additional business units, and will add 50 jobs over the course of 12 months. The headquarters serves the motor vehicle, heavy industrial and general manufacturing industries, as well as the company’s growing aerospace business.

Atlas Copco USA's photo.

Specialty Tools & Attachments: 10 Years of 'Phenomenal Products'
15 June, 2015

Mike Capps, an Atlas Copco dealer with Specialty Tools & Attachments in Wyoming tells us about his favorite products and why he and his customers have trusted Atlas Copco for more than 10 years. Check out Specialty Tools' website: http://www.sta-attachments.com


Three Ways Winemakers Benefit from Onsite Nitrogen Gas Generators
10 October, 2014

With the grape harvest season gearing up in warmer climates, now is a great time for winemakers to weigh the benefits of onsite nitrogen gas generation against delivery of liquid nitrogen.

How is nitrogen used in winemaking?

While the very best wineries still use some traditional practices in the making of wine, such as harvesting grapes by hand, modern wineries often combine these traditional practices with modern manufacturing techniques. Because of its inert, colorless and odorless characteristics, nitrogen is used to prevent oxidation, which can alter the acidity, color, aroma and natural flavor of the wine.

Nitrogen is also used in the bottling process. Bottles are washed and dried with nitrogen before filling, and after filling and before corking the bottle is purged with nitrogen to eliminate the presence of residual air in the neck of the bottle.

Onsite Nitrogen Generation Reduces Costs

Winemakers (and other industrial manufacturers who require nitrogen for a variety of applications) can reduce nitrogen costs by 40-80% by switching to onsite generation, depending on current liquid nitrogen market prices. Bulk costs for delivered liquid nitrogen can range from $0.35 per hundred cubic feet to $1.50 per hundred cubic feet. And, when delivered in cylinders, the price can jump as high as $3 per hundred cubic feet.

Even with the capital costs associated with onsite nitrogen generation (for equipment such as nitrogen generators, air compressors, receivers, site preparation, power and associated maintenance), customers can realize a return on investment in as few as nine to 24 months depending on what equipment they already have at their facility. In each subsequent year, regular operational expenses can drop even further to about $0.11 per hundred cubic feet—just maintenance and energy costs.

Onsite nitrogen gas generators used to be economically viable only in very large applications. Through continual research and development, today’s high efficiency products ensure that generators are economically viable for even the smallest applications.

Increase Employee Safety and Reduce Environmental Impact

Remember the high school science classes where a teacher donned rubber gloves and dipped a delicate rose into liquid nitrogen before shattering the immediately frozen petals on a table top? With onsite nitrogen generation, the potential for exposure to the -320 degree Fahrenheit liquid nitrogen during the delivery and unloading process is automatically eliminated.

Additionally, onsite nitrogen generation helps reduce energy use and lower a facility’s carbon footprint. Consider the absence of diesel fuel and associated carbon emissions from truck delivery of liquid nitrogen and these benefits compound.

When considering all of the benefits of onsite nitrogen generation—greater efficiencies, quick return on investment, lower costs, safer work environment and environmental stewardship—the choice seems clear. Learn more about onsite nitrogen generation by visiting Atlas Copco’s onsite industrial gases microsite.


New energy savers GA 90+-160 air compressors from Atlas Copco
04 August, 2014

Wilrijk, Belgium, August, 2014. Atlas Copco unveils the latest GA 90+-160 range of oil-injected rotary screw compressors, designed to reach new productivity levels and reduce operating costs. The patented screw element is packaged in a new enhanced design which improves the performances by up to 5% compared to the previous generation. New innovative features help to increase the availability and durability of the compressors.

Longer service intervals and reduced maintenance time

GA90-160
Thousands of Atlas Copco GA air compressors are operating around the globe in applications like power plants, mining, cement, glass and metal industries. The new GA 90+-160 range is the result of solid industry knowledge combined with innovative features. 

With its high-cooling capacity, GA air compressors can perform in all demanding operating conditions and up to 55°C/ 131°F. The intelligent control and monitoring systems, the Elektronikon® and the SmartLink®, offer many possibilities to optimize the compressor operation and further increase the savings. To reduce the operating costs, the new range offers longer service intervals and reduced maintenance time. 

“At Atlas Copco, we innovate to maximize value for our customers.Efficiency is in our DNA and lowering the energy costs of our customers is our primary focus. But there is more we can offer: serviceability, ease of installation, integration, and monitoring. The new GA 90+-160 is another great example that our expertise lead to tangible benefits.” says Chris Lybaert, President Atlas Copco Oil-free Air division.

 

 

More energy savings, less CO2 emissions

The GA 90+-160 oil-injected rotary screw compressor range includes energy savings features like the IE3 motor, the no-loss water separator drain, the energy recovery module and the in-build dryers. The unique integrated dryer concept delivers clean, dry air to improve the process’ reliability and increases the energy savings. With the reduced floor space requirement, and the all-inclusive package, the installation costs are considerably reduced. 

“In today’s industrial environment, our customers are looking for solutions that improve sustainability, efficiency and productivity, while lowering operational risk.We are very proud to add this new GA 90+-160 range to our offering. More energy savings, less CO2 emissions, the Atlas Copco drive for efficiency continues.“ says Conrad Latham, Vice President Marketing, Atlas Copco Oil-free Air division.

 

 

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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 service 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 2013, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 84 (BEUR 9.7) and more than 40 000 employees. 

Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area provides industrial compressors, vacuum solutions, gas and process compressors and expanders, air and gas treatment equipment and air management systems. The business area has a global service network and innovates for sustainable productivity in the manufacturing, oil and gas, and process industries. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, Germany, the United States, China and India.

Atlas Copco Group Marks 140th Anniversary
26 February, 2013

Atlas Copco CEO Ronnie Leten marked the company’s 140th anniversary by ringing the opening bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York’s Times Square on February 21.

The bell ringing signified the beginning of the day’s trading and the start of a yearlong anniversary celebration for the company. Leten was accompanied at the event by Maureen Ellis, an employee celebrating more than 40 years with Atlas Copco in the United States, select customers, and other company management and stakeholders.

View the event video by clicking here

Much has changed since 1873, but this has remained constant: Atlas Copco is committed to developing leading-edge technology and taking care of customers. The best way to celebrate 140 years is to acknowledge the employees and customers that made it possible and deliver on the company's commitment to innovation, sustainability and customer service.

Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2011, Atlas Copco had 37,500 employees and revenues of BSEK 81 (BEUR 9). Learn more at www.atlascopco.com
 

Atlas Copco North America operates 109 locations and employs more than 4,600 people in the United States. The business unit earned $2.8B in revenue in 2012 or approximately one-fifth of the company’s overall revenue. Learn more at www.atlascopco.us