Atlas Copco Construction Equipment celebrated a ribbon cutting at its new configuration center in Independence, OH on June 13. The 150-foot-long facility was built across from a current Atlas Copco service center. Staff in the 9,000-square-foot configuration center will assemble hydraulic attachments and WEDA submersible pumps. The existing service center will continue to refurbish and provide other technical services.
Atlas Copco has announced completion of its post driver range with the addition of its lightweight LPD-LD. The fifth model in a family of drivers, the LPD-LD weighs just 39 pounds. Atlas Copco now offers a model precisely matched to any handheld or crane-lifted driving job from 3/8-inch to 6-inch poles, steel rods or profiles.
A three-model family of electronic Atlas Copco SMART concrete pokers has made its debut in the U.S. market. The third generation re-design of the model 40, 48 and 56 SMART pokers has a streamlined aluminum housing that protects their built-in electronics with an overall weight reduction of 30 percent.
For the third year in a row Atlas Copco has contributed to the Colorado School of Mines Grouting Fundamentals and Current Practice field day. As part of the week-long class, students are presented with practical demonstrations of strategies, techniques and equipment.