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, 2017-08-31

Bosch Rexroth to exhibit new levels of innovation for next-generation packaging solutions at PACK EXPO 2017 in Las Vegas

Varioflow plus

Bosch Rexroth’s Varioflow plus demo will be on display at PACK EXPO 2017 in Booth #C-5206.

Bosch Rexroth will showcase its latest technology for the packaging industry, September 25-27, 2017, at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas, Nevada. Throughout the conference, attendees are invited to stop by Booth #C-5206 and experience Bosch Rexroth’s new demos supporting the latest in connected automation systems.

Experts will be on-hand to discuss recent advances in cabinet-free technology and packaging solutions, as well as showcase Bosch Rexroth’s quality selection of Industry 4.0 systems.

Visitors should make sure to check out the I4.0 Cube and IoT Gateway displays - the latest technology in the Industry 4.0 movement. Highlights include:

• The I4.0 Cube display boasts a four-sided, interactive touchscreen display and showcases Rexroth Connected Automation Solutions.

• On the I4.0 Cube, Users can touch icons to explore various I4.0 topics such as Intelligent Motion Control, smart sensors, IoT Gateway, Data analytics and cloud connection.

• The IoT Gateway is designed for implementing IT applications and sensor and process data. The gateway transmits the data to MES, cloud application or local machine state monitoring systems, enabling process data analysis.

• The modular software concept of the IoT Gateway is based on Linux, Java apps and open interfaces. The gateway makes your machine and process data more transparent, while monitoring energy-related data, making it possible to shut down plant components and optimizing energy balance.

• The IoT Gateway’s unique combination of control hardware and software quickly connects machines to Industry 4.0.

Bosch Rexroth is excited to exhibit the Varioflow plus plastic chain conveyor system. Engineered to meet the demands of today’s rapidly changing packaging market, Varioflow plus sets the standards for conveyors. Highlights of the Varioflow plus include:

• The modular design of the Varioflow plus makes it easy to install, compact and versatile.

• In the current market, the Varioflow plus is the quietest, most flexible, energy-efficient plastic chain conveyor available.

In addition, Bosch Rexroth is exhibiting new packaging technologies, ranging from linear motion to drives and controls and more. Additional highlights include:

• Featuring the latest in cabinet-free technology, the IndraDrive Mi is a system that saves space without sacrificing flexibility and efficiency. This innovation eliminates drive electronics from the cabinet and frees up valuable floor space.

• The IndraDyn S series MS2N synchronous servo motors improve consistency of path velocity and hence the processing quality thanks to a reduced torque ripple.

• Rexroth’s IndraControl XM21/22 programmable logic controllers (PLC) combine the speed of Sercos automation bus with Rexroth’s IndraControl S20 input/output (I/O) series into one complete control system.

• The IndraControl XM is an easily-configured platform that boasts high-performance, real-time data processing capabilities. Ideal for all packaging and factory automation applications, the XM controllers utilize Rexroth’s Open Core Interface, allowing the use of multiple software developments environments.

Bosch Rexroth’s proven portfolio of drives, controls, linear modules and aluminum structural framing, combined with extensive industry expertise makes Rexroth the ideal partner for packaging automation. Discover how Bosch Rexroth provides new solutions for the toughest application challenges at Booth #C-5206 during PACK EXPO 2017.

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About Bosch Rexroth

Economical, precise, safe, and energy efficient: drive and control technology from Bosch Rexroth moves machines and systems of any size. The company bundles global application experience in the market segments of Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, and Factory Automation to develop innovative components as well as tailored system solutions and services. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drives and controls, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology all from one source. With locations in over 80 countries, more than 31,100 associates generated sales revenue of approximately $5.99 billion (5.4 billion euros) in 2015. To learn more, please visit

About Bosch

Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs some 32,500 associates in more than 100 locations, as of December 31, 2016. According to preliminary figures, in 2016 Bosch generated consolidated sales of $13.7 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit, and

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros ($80.9 billion) in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to create solutions for a connected life, and to improve quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 450 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs 59,000 associates in research and development.

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