Atlas Copco-awards recognize innovative and high performing teams

April 26, 2019

Stockholm, Sweden, April 26, 2019: This year, Atlas Copco’s three most prestigious awards recognize the marketing and sales effort that resulted in a growing market share in the booming electronics industry in China, a joint collaborative project team that resulted in the TwinPower-generator and an automated process for the manufacturing of filters.

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Atlas Copco Awards 2019

The John Munck Award for technical innovations goes to the person or group of people that have produced the best innovative technical development contribution during the year. This year the award is presented to Ignacio Picatoste, Vanderson Lopes, Julio Tome, Alberto Arcos, Eduardo Garcia and Jesus Lavilla who work in Power Technique’s division Power and Flow in Spain and in Brazil. Together they drove the TwinPower concept and launch to market to a new level, making it a global product. The Peter Wallenberg Marketing and Sales Award was instigated to reward excellent salesmanship as well as the development and field implementation of more advanced and customer adapted marketing sales methods. This year the award goes to the Oil Free Sales Team in China. The marketing team prepared a complete market analysis, listened to the customers and identified new solutions in an innovative way. The award is presented to the entire sales team but the responsible managers are Mao Lin, Ann Zhou, Zhou Wenqing, Steel Chen, Qiao Zhaooping, Yao Dongyu, Ji Ming Li and Stanley Cheng. For the first time, the Giulio Mazzalupi Award for operational excellence was presented. The award was instigated to reward a person or a team for significant contributions of improving and executing processes aimed at delivering products or services to customers in the most satisfying, sustainable, cost-effective and timely manner. The award goes to Sylwester Manski, Mario Pappalardo, Isabelle De Wolf, Daniele Lucchini, Simone Rabadozza and Ruggero Vencato for an automation project in Brendola, Italy for the Medical Gas Solutions Division. "The Giulio Mazzalupi Award complements the other two high level-awards since we now cover the whole value chain", said Mats Rahmström. The three groups of winners are all excellent examples of performance and shows what you can achieve when teams of highly talented people work together". The awards was presented to the winners at the Annual General Meeting on April 25, 2019. For information on past award winners, please see

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