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Bosch Rexroth’s EasyHandling Modular Motion Control System Wins Award from Control Engineering

Bosch Rexroth’s EasyHandling Modular Motion Control System Wins Award from Control Engineering

Control Engineering magazine readers recognize Bosch Rexroth for its EasyHandling system, which bundles drive and control technologies, mechanical components and standardized interfaces in a scalable offering.

(Charlotte, NC) --Bosch Rexroth’s EasyHandling modular motion control system recently won Control Engineering magazine’s 2012 Engineers’ Choice Award in the Motion Control category.

Control Engineering revealed the recipients of the awards in February, in a special supplement to the magazine, along with an Engineer’s Choice listing at The publication’s readers—who are responsible for technology purchases and have day-to-day interaction with many of the products—reviewed more than 100 nominations from 62 companies. Winners were chosen based on technological advancement, service to the industry and market impact.

“Innovative solutions such as EasyHandling make manufacturing and other control engineering applications more efficient through smart applications of new technologies. Investments in the best products and software can help solve the most pressing challenges in automation, control and instrumentation,” said Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering content manager.

With its EasyHandling platform, Rexroth introduces the automation of handling tasks through seamless integration of all drive and control technologies with linear systems, standardized mechanical and electrical interfaces and a new commissioning assistant that fundamentally simplifies the automation process. EasyHandling is more than just a modular system: It reduces the total time required to assemble, configure and commission a plant by up to 80 percent, depending on the application.

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Bosch Rexroth AG is one of the world’s leading specialists in the field of drive and control technologies. Under the Rexroth brand name, the company supplies more than 500,000 customers with tailored solutions for driving, controlling, and moving. Bosch Rexroth is a partner for Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, Factory Automation and Renewable Energies. The company provides customized solutions tailored to the needs and specifications of each individual market. As The Drive & Control Company, Bosch Rexroth develops, produces, and sells components and systems in over 80 countries. As part of the Bosch Group, Bosch Rexroth and its 34,900 associates generated approximately 5.1 billion euros ($6.8 billion) in revenue in 2010.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. According to preliminary figures, more than 300,000 associates generated sales of 51.4 billion euros ($71.5 billion) in the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology in fiscal year 2011. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent more than 4 billion euros ($5.5 billion) for research and development in 2011, and applied for over 4,100 patents worldwide. With all its products and services, Bosch enhances the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial.

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