Power Technique

The Power Technique business area provides air, power and flow solutions through products such as mobile compressors, pumps, light towers and generators, along with a number of complementary products. It also offers specialty rental and provides services through a global network. Guided by a forward-thinking approach to innovation, Power Technique provides sustainable productivity solutions across multiple industries, including construction, manufacturing, oil and gas, and exploration drilling. 

Vision and strategy

The vision is to be First in Mind—First in Choice provider of on-site air, power and flow solutions for sustainable productivity. The strategy is to grow by developing Atlas Copco’s market position and presence as a global  supplier within portable compressors, pumps, generators and light towers, along with a range of complementary, market specific, niche products, such as high-pressure boosters. The strategy also includes further development of specialty-rental services and of the service business; increasing  revenues by offering more services to more customers. Growth should be achieved in a way that is economically, environmentally and socially responsible.

Market overview

The market for air, power and flow solutions includes a large number of participants offering a wide product range for different applications. The Power Technique business area focuses on a selected number of applications. Multiple segments are served by the business area’s offering. General and civil engineering contractors, often involved in infrastructure projects, demand light construction tools. Mobile compressors, generators, energy storage systems, light towers, and pumps provide reliable power for tools and applications in the construction sector and for numerous industrial applications. Contractors and rental companies are important customers for service, including spare parts, maintenance contracts and repairs.

Market trends

  • Higher requirements regarding productivity, flexibility and ergonomics  
  •  Increased customer focus on reducing CO2 emissions  
  • Increased customer focus on safety  
  •  Equipment connectivity 
  •  Increased demand for service support/contracts

Demand drivers

  •  Infrastructure growth  
  •  Investment in products that contribute to the transformation to a low carbon society  
  •  Industrial production  
  •  Emergency relief efforts  
  •  Engine regulations 

Market position

A leading or strong market position globally in most of its operations.

Mobile compressor