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The John Munck Award is presented each year to a product developer or designer, or a team, for outstanding contributions to the overall quality of an Atlas Copco product.
Winners: Chiara De Timmermann, Carlo Lammers, Jan Norz and Wouter Van Dijck
In recognition of: For developing an innovative desiccant dryer. The newly developed and patented desiccant dryer Cerades has better energy efficiency, a more stable performance, no contamination by desiccant decay and a smaller footprint.
Winners: Thomas De Bontridder and Jeroen Hoen
In recognition of: For developing the new ZR VSD+ compressor that improves energy efficiency and reliability.
Winners: Ignacio Picatoste, Vanderson Lopes, Julio Tome, Alberto Arcos, Eduardo Garcia and Jesus Lavilla
In recognition of: Driving the TwinPower-generator concept and launch to market to a new level, making it a global product.
Winners: Paul Neller, Andy Mann, Brian Murphy, Phil North, Jonathan Youn, Allen Park and Dave Manson.
In recognition of: Innovative high-level technology iXM Dry Pump improving service life and reliability on target applications.
Winners: Olof Östensson, Thomas Lilja
In recognition of: The development of the handheld pneumatic breaker RTEX, which cuts energy consumption by half, while being lighter and highly ergonomic.
Winners: Andries Desiron, Mark S. Taylor, Glenn Vinck, Joeri Coeckelbergs, Jens Boeckx and Werner De Bruyn.
In recognition of: The development of a rotary screw vacuum pump (GHS VSD+), which incorporates much of the celebrated variable speed drive compressor technology.
Winners: Sebastien Pereira and his team.
In recognition of: The development of a line of advanced drilling units for the aerospace industry.
Winners: Bert Derom, Andries Desiron, Tine Hellebuyck and Joris Derde.
In recognition of: The development of the energy efficient GA VSD+compressor.
Winners: Jubin Ghassabei, Johan Wallgren, Göran Johansson, Jonas Elofsson, Mamoon Parwani and Helder Francisco.
In recognition of: The development of a superior screwdriver solution for the electronics industry.
Winners: Mikael Monsell, Thomas Hanspers and Mikael Wendel.
In recognition of: The development of an innovative new range of assembly tools, the Tensor ST10 Revo.
Winners: Olof Östensson, Thomas Lilja and Ola Davidsson.
In recognition of: The development of a pick hammer with dramatically reduced vibration levels.
Winners: Massimiliano Cattaneo, Sergio Giannone and team.
In recognition of: The development of the STwrench, a tool for quality assured tightening with a modular design that lets customers adapt functionalities and budget according to their own needs.
Winner: Cesare Manzardo.
In recognition of: The creative designs of screw compressors under the Ceccato and other non-Atlas Copco brands.
Winners: Jörgen Appelgren and team at Atlas Copco’s Rocktec division.
In recognition of: The development of an electronic control system and automation platform that increases machine performance and improves the working environment.
Winner: Karl Brodin.
In recognition of: The development of a new range of fastening tools which benefit users in the automotive and general industries.
Winner: Roland Henriksson.
In recognition of: The solid-body concept for hydraulic breakers that is easy to produce and has outstanding durability, power to weight ratio, and serviceability.
Winner: Carl Carlin.
In recognition of: His role as the driving force behind the development of Atlas Copco’s range of multiple nutrunners for the automotive industry.
Winners: Sverker Hartwig Chris Lybaert Ludo Van Nederkassel.
In recognition of: The development of Atlas Copco’s VSD (variable speed drive) compressor technology, which drastically reduces energy consumption.
Winners: Karl-Axel Stjernström Kurt Andersson Jörgen Rodert.
In recognition of: The development of the Coprod system, a patented innovation, which will provide an important increase in drilling productivity for large hole sizes.
Winner: Rolf Jacobsson.
In recognition of: Development of the turbine motor technology for industrial power tools.
Winners: Guido Luyts , Rickard De Bock.
In recognition of: The development of a completely new range of stationary oil-free compressors.
Winners: Gunnar Wijk, Åke Eklöf, Kurt Andersson, Sten-Åke Hilberts.
In recognition of: The product development of the COP 1838 rock drill.
Winner: Christer Hansson.
In recognition of: The successful product development work in electric power tools.
Winner: Dirk Beyts.
In recognition of: The development of the GA90-250 compressor range.
Winner: Christian Schoeps.
In recognition of: The development of pneumatic industrial tools.
Winner: Monsun-Tison AB, Folke Röllgård
Winners: Atlas Copco Comptec, Hans Pennink, Myron Swidersky, Roger Nyquist, Jim Moore.