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, 2018-09-18

Bosch Rexroth Moves the Packaging Industry into the Factory of the Future at PACK EXPO 2018

PACK EXPO 2018

The Factory of the Future is more than just a vision, so join Bosch Rexroth on our journey at PACK 2018 in booth #S-1654.

Located in booth #S-1654, Bosch Rexroth is gearing up to bring the Factory of the Future to the packaging industry at PACK EXPO, October 14-17, in Chicago. Featuring a variety of products and demos from its automation, assembly and linear motion technology portfolios, Rexroth’s booth is ready to show the packaging industry the Factory of the Future is now.

Located in booth #S-1654, Bosch Rexroth is gearing up to bring the Factory of the Future to the packaging industry at PACK EXPO, October 14-17, in Chicago. Featuring a variety of products and demos from its automation, assembly and linear motion technology portfolios, Rexroth’s booth is ready to show the packaging industry the Factory of the Future is now.

Rexroth experts will be on site to answer questions about the Factory of the Future, its impact on the packaging industry and how Rexroth is contributing to the advancements. Additionally, head over to the PACK EXPO International Innovation Stage on opening day at 12 p.m. to see Rexroth’s VP of Automation and Electrification, Heiko Schwindt present on Engineering the Factory of the Future.

Visitors should make sure to check out the I4.0 Cube and Mechatronics demo, which shows the latest advancements in Industry 4.0 and forward-thinking technology. Highlights include:

• The I4.0 Cube is a four-sided, interactive touchscreen that showcases Rexroth’s Connected Automation Solutions such as the IoT Gateway.

• Users can touch icons on the I4.0 Cube to explore a variety of I4.0 topics directly from the display.

• The Mechatronics Demo showcases the customization achievable with a packaging machine of the future.

• See Rexroth’s new I4.0 innovation, IoT Gateway Rack, in action on the Mechatronics demo.

Bosch Rexroth’s VarioFlow plus plastic chain conveyor system will also be on display in booth #S-1654. Highlights of VarioFlow plus include:

• In the current market, VarioFlow plus conveyor is the easiest to assemble, quietest, most flexible and energy-efficient plastic chain conveyor available.

• The flexible design of VarioFlow plus is ideal for moving high-volume packaged goods and other consumer goods, such as packaged foods, pharmaceuticals and healthcare products.

Alongside the demos, Bosch Rexroth is also displaying a selection of kiosks from its extensive product group portfolio. Additional highlights include:

• Rexroth’s extensive portfolio of engineering tools that assist in the dimensioning and selection of linear motion products such as the Linear Motion Designer and LinSelect.

• ActiveCockpit, the communication platform, processes and visualizes data in real time.

• IndraDrive Mi cabinet-free technology reduces the machine footprint of packaging and processing machines and generates savings with up to 90 percent less wiring.

• Rexroth’s drive integrated safety module SafeMotion and safety control SafeLogic ensure safe operations and unlock automation efficiencies.

• Rexroth’s OpenCore Engineering builds the crucial bridge to the world of IT, enabling new levels of engineering flexibility.

Rexroth’s multi-technology exhibit will present the technologies and components required to enable customization and increase overall equipment effectiveness in the packaging industry.

For more information, visit our web special at www.boschrexroth-us.com/packexpo

For more information about Rexroth’s Engineering the Factory of the Future presentation, visit here .

About Bosch Rexroth

As one of the world’s leading suppliers of drive and control technologies, Bosch Rexroth ensures efficient, powerful and safe movement in 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. With its intelligent components, customized system solutions and services, Bosch Rexroth is creating the necessary environment for fully connected applications. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drives and controls, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology, including software and interfaces to the Internet of Things. With locations in over 80 countries, more than 30,500 associates generated sales revenue of approximately 5.5 billion euros ($6.2 billion) in 2017.

To learn more, please visit www.boschrexroth-us.com

About Bosch

Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs nearly 34,500 associates in more than 100 locations, as of December 31, 2017. In 2017 Bosch generated consolidated sales of $13.7 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit twitter.com/boschusa, twitter.com/boschmexico and www.bosch.ca.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 402,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2017). The company generated sales of 78.1 billion euros ($88.2 billion) in 2017. 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 manufacturing. 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 deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves 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 subsidiary and regional companies in 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 125 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 64,500 associates in research and development.

Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com, www.iot.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com, www.twitter.com/BoschPresse.

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