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, 2019-04-16

Bosch Rexroth's Flexible Transport System FTS Earns Three Achievements in 2019

Flexible Transport System

Bosch Rexroth’s Flexible Transport System FTS was recognized with three achievements for its contribution to the industry.

Bosch Rexroth’s Flexible Transport System FTS earned several accomplishments this year. It kicked off 2019 by placing bronze in the Automation & Motion Control: Drives category of the 2019 Golden Mousetrap Awards. On April 8th, Bosch Rexroth attended a ceremony in Chicago to accept awards for winning bronze in the Product of the Year award and an Honorable Mention in the Engineers’ Choice award.

Subscribers of Plant Engineering and Control Engineering voted in categories based on their industry qualifications to ensure credible results. Recipients of Plant Engineering’s Product of the Year and Control Engineering’s Engineers‘ Choice award were recognized at a ceremony in Chicago on April 8, 2019. Additionally, the FTS will be honored online and in the May 2019 issue of Plant Engineering and was featured in the February 2019 issue of Control Engineering. Winners of the Golden Mousetrap award were listed online .

As a modular system based on components, the FTS can be easily integrated into systems and machines. This offers the user full flexibility, both in the selection of motors and drives as well as in programming of individual and synchronized movements. With its contactless drive, the intelligent system can adapt to a number of different production conditions.

The FTS can also operate with high precision in dusty and dirty environments, making it attractive for a large number of fields including the semiconductor industry and battery production. Another unique feature is its suitability for low-speed applications.

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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.

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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, and

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.

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