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, 2018-02-23

Bosch Rexroth wins two Golden Mousetrap awards from Design News magazine for Sytronix DRn 5020 and EMC Heavy Duty (HD) Electromechanical Cylinders

Bosch Rexroth wins two Golden Mousetrap awards from Design News

Bosch Rexroth was the recent recipient of two Golden Mousetrap Awards from Design News.

Bosch Rexroth recently received two Golden Mousetrap awards from Design News magazine for Sytronix DRn 5020 and the EMC-HD. Design News magazine editors recognized Rexroth’s Sytronix DRn in the Automation & Control: Drives category for its impressive features including reduced noise levels and torque demands. Rexroth’s EMC-HD won the Automation & Motion Control: Motors and Mechanical Motion Devices category for its cost-efficient design, even under harsh work conditions.

The magazine announced the winners of its annual awards program during a ceremony on February 6, 2018, at the Anaheim Convention Center, in Anaheim, California, held in conjunction with the Pacific Design & Manufacturing trade show. The full list of winners is posted on the Design News website.

Golden Mousetrap Best Product awards were given in four major categories: Electronics & Test; Automation & Motion Control; Design Hardware; and Materials & Assembly. During the ceremony, Design News also honored Dr. John B. Goodenough, the inventor of the lithium-ion battery, with the Lifetime Achievement Award and William Grill with the Gadget Freak of the Year award. For more than 20 years, the Design News awards program has recognized exceptional products and celebrated engineering innovation.

Highlights of the Sytronix DRn 5020 include:

  • Sytronix DRn 5020 supports standalone operation or Multi-Ethernet communication options, providing flexibility for integration into a variety of system topologies.
  • The innovative design benefits users with reduced noise levels and torque demand.
  • Sytronix increases pump efficiency and allows smaller pump size in contrast to standard systems.

Highlights of the EMC-HD include:

  • This solution allows users to have easy control and positioning and eliminates leakage.
  • The EMC-HD meets a variety of environmental requirements including water protection and fire prevention, while lowering operating costs and saving time and space.
  • Rexroth’s EMC-HD is extremely energy efficient because they use the energy on demand and implement it with high efficiency in a linear motion.

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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 29,500 associates generated sales revenue of approximately 5 billion euros ($5.5 billion) in 2016.

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About Bosch

Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs nearly 32,800 associates in more than 100 locations, as of December 31, 2016. 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. The company employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016) and 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 440 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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