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Part of the circular economy
Did you know that your mobile phone is a veritable gold mine? Boliden Rönnskär is one the world’s leading smelters for recovery of metals. Here circuit boards are converted into pure metal which can be used in new products. The process is energy intensive, but with the assistance of Atlas Copco the smelter is now on the right track to reduce its energy consumption by more than 1 million kWh per year.
Smart team + Smart phone = Smart product
What if industrial manufacturers could adjust the speed and energy consumption of their vacuum pumps from remote, depending on their current production flow? Meet two of the innovators behind the DZS VSD+ dry claw vacuum pump that can be controlled by a smartphone app. This market-leading technology brings cost cuttings and environmental benefits, and competitors are scrambling to catch up.
Joint development is the best way forward
Atlas Copco is part of the “Wallenberg Ecosystem," set up to push scientific boundaries. The dividends we generate contribute to a flow where billions of SEK are granted to research and education, resulting in new insights for the benefit of people and industrial development. In this interview, Peter Wallenberg Jr. explains how it all works.