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Construction equipment

Do you have an idea for making construction equipment more productive, safe or environmentally friendly?

We innovate for infrastructure, public works and road construction projects.

Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, Germany, Sweden, China and Brazil.

We provide construction and demolition tools, portable compressors, pumps and generators, lighting towers, and compaction and paving equipment for infrastructure, public works, oil and gas, energy, drilling and road construction projects. Reliability and performance drive product development in this area with an emphasis on reducing energy consumption and emissions, and improving operators’ working environment.

Research areas:

  • Vibration control technology
  • Engine technology
  • Lightweight materials and design
  • Noise reduction
  • Software for remote control and connectivity
  • Drive systems
  • Operator environment and man/machine interface
  • Automation technology
  • Hybrid power technologies
  • Energy recuperation systems

  • When submitting my idea, I represent (optional)
    Have you previously done business with Atlas Copco? If yes, indicate in what capacity (optional)

    Please fill in the field covering as many of the following topics as possible. This is necessary for Atlas Copco to be able to evaluate your submission.


    Description of the idea/invention


    The nature of your idea.


    Why you think that this could be of benefit for Atlas Copco.


    If applicable, your technical approach. You may want to attach visual explanations by uploading a file above.


    Intellectual property rights


    Are you the inventor? If not, what is your relationship to the inventor?


    Patent protection related to your idea. If it is protected by patents or has been published, please include:



    • Patent number and countries of your own (including granted patents & applied patents).
    • Patent number and countries of other companies’ that might have potential conflicts with your technology that you’re submitting (if you know of any).
    • Publication name, title, volume, page number, publishing year.

    Stage of development


    Provide a brief description (e.g. current status, plans, issues) about the stage of development:



    • Research or experimental, laboratory prototype, working prototype or commercially available.
    • Describe the main challenges that need to be overcome in making your idea a commercially available product/technology.

    Other


    Have you shared this idea with other companies?



    • If yes, do you have any active contract or agreement in place that would prevent you from negotiating with Atlas Copco?

    If your idea is a new feature to an existing industrial product, please list that product as well.