April 04, 2016
In order to meet increasing demand in the north of England and Scotland, Atlas Copco Compressors has appointed Mark Smith as regional vacuum sales manager (North).
Mark has over 15 years of experience in the vacuum and blower industry and holds a chemical engineering degree from the University of Sheffield. With a background in the pharmaceutical and petrochemical industries, Mark brings considerable expertise to the company from his previous roles, which include senior process engineer, business development director, and product and sales manager.
Mark’s aim is to build upon Atlas Copco’s outstanding reputation in compressors by introducing more customers to its rough vacuum capabilities. Commenting on his new role, Mark said:
“I will be looking to leverage the renowned Atlas Copco brand name that exists in the compressor market, working with both direct sales and distribution channels. I am looking forward to developing vacuum sales by introducing exciting and innovative products to the market.”
Atlas Copco’s vacuum portfolio was updated in 2015 with the launch of the GHS VSD+ vacuum range, which has recently been extended to include new models up to 1900 m3/h. Offering average energy savings of 50% compared with conventional oil-sealed and dry vane models, the GHS VSD+ range represents a quantum leap forward in rough vacuum, with all models incorporating a series of innovations designed to dramatically reduce lifecycle costs.
Atlas Copco Compressors is the GB sales and service operation of the Atlas Copco Group providing oil-free and oil-injected stationary air compressors, gas and process compressors, vacuum pumps, turbo expanders, nitrogen generators, air treatment equipment (such as compressed air dryers, coolers, and filters) air management systems, and custom designed engineered packages.
Atlas Copco Compressors’ sales and distribution network means that specialist compressed air advice and service is always within easy reach. A team of over 80 service engineers operates across the country, to ensure maximum running efficiency and minimum downtime at its customers' sites.
In the United Kingdom, Atlas Copco also handles the sales and marketing of construction and mining equipment, portable compressors and electric power generators, industrial power tools and assembly systems – all backed up by a nationwide sales, distribution, service and maintenance network.
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 2015, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 102 (BEUR 11) and more than 43,000 employees. Learn more at www.atlascopco.co.uk/compressorsuk.
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