June 29, 2015
Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials (Mudanjiang) Co., Ltd., China, primarily manufactures green silicon carbide. In 2009 Atlas Copco supplied the company with a modular AIRnet® piping system, which allows simple reconfiguration of the factory whenever required. Installed at the same time were ZT Series oil-free screw compressors enabling the company to meet the ISO 8573-1 “0” standard for oil content in the compressed air. Atlas Copco has now become a strategic global supplier to the Saint-Gobain Group.
Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials (Mudanjiang) Co., Ltd., is located in the city of Mudanjiang in Heilongjiang Province. In 2009, with the leap-forward development of photovoltaic industry, the demand for silicon carbide increased sharply and Saint-Gobain expanded its production capacity.
“We selected Atlas Copco from two world-class air compressor suppliers,” relates Mr. Liu Guanzhan from Saint-Gobain's purchasing department. “Our choice was based on multiple factors, including product quality, market share, etc., in combination with reputation in the industry.”