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Atlas Copco Portable Energy to expand global salesforce
Company targets developing markets and the US by adding between 100 and 200 new sales staff over the next two years.
Doosan opens lighting tower and compressor factory in India
Doosan Portable Power has opened a new air compressor and lighting tower manufacturing facility in Bangalore, India.
Engine emission impacts in portable power
Another phase of emissions regulations means a new generation of portable diesel generators and compressors are being introduced.
Sullair acquired by private equity firms
Compressor manufacturer Sullair Corp is being sold by United Technologies Corp (UTC) to private equity firms Carlyle Group and BC Partners.
Chicago Pneumatic manager appointed president of Atlas Copco Portable Energy
Former Chicago Pneumatic manager Norbert Paprocki has been appointed president of Atlas Copco Portable Energy, succeeding Geert Follens who recently moved to Atlas Copco’s Industrial Air division as president.
Rental and compressor management changes at Atlas Copco
Geert Follens, current president of Atlas Copco Portable Energy, is taking on a new job as president of Atlas Copco’s Industrial Air division, effective on 1 May.
New branding for Doosan portable power range
Doosan Portable Power has unveiled a new branding scheme for its compressor, light tower and generator ranges
Atlas Copco Specialty Rental serves Vietnam power plant
Atlas Copco Specialty Rental has supplied three class zero certified, 100% oil-free PTS916 air compressors to PetroVietnam's Ca Mau gas-power-fertilizer complex in South Vietnam for commissioning and pressure testing duties.
Portable compressors: next generation engines explained
It is the turn of engines in the 75 to 130 kW bracket to get the Stage 3B/Tier IVi emissions treatment. IRN reports on how two portable compressor specialists – Doosan Portable Power and Atmos Chrast – will meet the new regulations. Plus, news of a new compressor re-rental force in Europe.
Atmos Chrast invests €1.5m in compressor production tools
Czech Republic compressor and genset manufacturer Atmos Chrast has invested €1.5 million in its component production division.
Geert Follens on the 'five pillars' of Atlas Copco Portable Energy
The renaming of Atlas Copco’s Portable Air division to Portable Energy reflects a widening of the division’s product range beyond its famous compressors. Murray Pollok reports from Portable Energy’s headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium.
Atlas Copco to expand Portable Energy division
Atlas Copco said it will continue to develop its renamed Portable Energy division.
New Belgian company offers re-rentals of large compressors
Belgian used equipment dealer Machinery Resale bvba has created a new division, MR Air Force, to supply large compressors on long-term contracts to rental companies, equipment dealers and agents.
Ellen Steck to run Chicago Pneumatic Compressors in North America
Ellen Steck, the former RSC Equipment Rental and Atlas Copco executive, has joined Chicago Pneumatic Compressors and Pneumatech as president of both companies. She will be located at Chicago Pneumatic’s Rock Hill office in South Carolina.
Hertz expands 'high potential' pump and power division
Hertz Equipment Rental Corp (HERC) has added four locations to its Pump & Power special division. The new branches are in Memphis, Detroit, Syracuse and San Diego.
Global launch of Atlas Copco concrete trowels
Atlas Copco launches a new range of BG concrete walk behind power-trowels at IRE.
Digital display
Doosan unveils state-of-the-art control panel
Portable Power: Power struggle
The latest diesel engine emission laws in Europe and the US are bringing some new features and an awful lot of cost to the compressor and generator market. Chris Sleight looks at how the industry is reacting.
Atlas Copco changes branding on Dynapac light compaction products
Chicago Pneumatic (CP), the Atlas Copco business that sells basic site equipment such as light compaction, power, compressed air, hydraulic breakers and lighting tools, will become the sole brand used for light compaction equipment in North America, taking over from the Dynapac brand.
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