Cookies help us deliver our services. By using this site, you agree to the use of cookies. We do not store any personal details. Learn more.

Media / Local company news / Atlas Copco’s VSD compressors now in entertainment theme park

Atlas Copco’s VSD compressors now in entertainment theme park


Pune, 24 June 2014: Atlas Copco, a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, powers the entertainment theme park, Adlabs Imagica’s animatronics equipment with compressed air solutions.

Atlas Copco India - Adlabs Imagica
Choosing VSD compressor technology from Atlas Copco has helped Adlabs Imagica achieve major energy savings, safety and environment friendly operations. Adlabs Imagica, entertainment theme park was opened in April 2013. The park is owned and operated by Adlabs Entertainment Limited (AEL), and promoted by Manmohan Shetty. It is located near Khopoli on Mumbai-Pune Expressway in Maharashtra. The park is spread over 300 acres and offers entertainement, dining, shopping and can accommodate over 20 000 visitors and features 26 attractions along with five themed restaurants.  

VSD Compressors in Adlabs Imagica:
Balanand Anand, General Manager, Ride Engineering at Adlabs Imagica explained, “The compressed air in the amusement park is mostly used in powering up the animatronics equipments, some of the show action equipments and effects, in the restrain systems, safety interlocks and braking systems of wildest and biggest roller-coasters “The Nitro”, and other attractions namely Rajasaurus the river adventure, Deep Space the roller coaster travelling along galaxies and black holes, Salimgarh dungeons. Mr. India theme movie is back with a super character called Toota Phoota. Our requirement was of compact and quiet compressor units, as it was to be kept very close to the ride . Our other main concerns were proper service support and proximity of service centres.

Atlas Copco India - Compressor Room
GA 55 VSDFF : the solution for their requirement.

Vincent Pijnenberg, Chief Operating Officer, added, “When we came for compressors, it was only Atlas Copco. We have been using Atlas Copco compressors in 11 of our attractions in the park.”

Atul Bhargava, National Sales Manager, Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. emphatically said, “The selection of VSD compressors clearly certifies that the customer is truly focussed on saving energy. The VSD not only saves energy on part loads but also helps in keeping the earth green.”

Manmohan Shetty, The Serial Entrepreneur of Adlabs Imagica, said, “The target is to make this park world class.” 

Atlas Copco is proud to be associated with Adlabs Imagica in this wonderful journey.

For further information please contact:

  • Prasanna Kulkarni 
    Business Line Manager – Industrial Air
    Tel: + 91 (0) 3985 2316, (M) +91 93710 19852

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 service 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 2013, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 84 (BEUR 9.7) and more than 40 000 employees.

Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. started operations in 1960, and has 22 offices across India, the registered office being at Pune. In 2012, Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. had about 2500 employees and in the period from 1st April 2012 to 31st March 2013, revenues of INR 2 600 cr (MEUR 400).

Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area provides industrial compressors, vacuum solutions, gas and process compressors and expanders, air and gas treatment equipment and air management systems. The business area has a global service network and innovates for sustainable productivity in the manufacturing, oil and gas, and process industries. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, Germany, the United States, China and India.

Industrial Air is a division within Atlas Copco's Compressor Technique business area. It develops, manufactures and markets oil-injected and oil-free air compressors, vacuum pumps, gas generators, air treatment solutions and compressor controls and monitoring under several brands. In addition to serving a wide variety of industries, dedicated solutions are also available for marine, railway and oil and gas customers. The division's focus and main drive is to further improve its customers' productivity. The divisional headquarters and main production center are located in Antwerp.