Atlas Copco compressors and light tower win Red Dot Design Awards

April 4, 2017

Stockholm, Sweden, April 4, 2017: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has won two prestigious Red Dot Design Awards for 2017 for portable compressors and a LED light tower. 

8 Series compressor

We are proud to once again be recognized with this distinguished prize for outstanding design,” said Andrew Walker, President of Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business area. “As always, our product design has focused on providing true customer benefits such as boosting performance and operator comfort while reducing fuel consumption and service needs.”

The Red Dot Design Award for 2017 recognizes Atlas Copco’s 8-series portable compressor range as well as the HiLight H5+ LED light tower.  Both products are designed and manufactured by the Portable Energy division in the Construction Technique business area.

The 8-series compressors are recognized for raising the design standards when it comes to size, weight, efficiency and performance, partly by incorporating the latest tough and aesthetically pleasing HardHat® canopy. The light tower was recognized for its innovative optic lenses that maximize light coverage.  

The official Red Dot Gala will take place in Essen, Germany, on July 3.  

For further information please contact:

  • Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager +46 8 743 8060 or +46 70 347 2455 [email protected]
  • Andrew Walker, Business Area President, Construction Technique +32 3 401 9329 [email protected]

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’s Construction Technique business area provides construction and demolition tools, portable compressors, pumps, generators and lighting towers. The business area offers specialty rental and provides service through a global network. Construction Technique innovates for sustainable productivity in infrastructure, civil works, oil and gas, energy and drilling. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, Spain, Sweden, the United States, China and India.