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Bosch Rexroth is expanding its educational offer for Industry 4.0

Already qualified for the future: With its "Industry 4.0 – Training and Consulting" educational offer, Bosch Rexroth is supporting the targeted expansion of qualifications in education and training.

New training sessions, consulting and factory tours expand the knowledge transfer to Industry 4.0

Bosch Rexroth is expanding its comprehensive offer of qualifications for Industry 4.0 with additional modules. In addition to new trainings, training systems and modern media, the practical portfolio of knowledge-based products now includes consulting and factory tours. Alongside its role as leading provider in the area of training, Bosch Rexroth is also a leading user of Industry 4.0 solutions, with hands-on experience from many of its own production lines. Case studies from other areas of the Bosch Group are also included in the program.

The digitalization and connected automation presents new challenges for companies and employees. Even in the "digital revolution" humans are indispensable, forming an essential building block for the realization of the digital factory with their skills. The key to success lies in the targeted expansion of qualifications.

The Drive & Control Academy offers a comprehensive educational offer for Industry 4.0, in which Bosch Rexroth and Robert Bosch GmbH summarize their experience and competence in this area. The entire offer is described in the "Industry 4.0 - Training and Consulting" catalog. It provides information about trainings, consulting, training systems and specialized i4.0 factory tours during which, as leading users, Bosch and Rexroth give insights into their own experiences with Industry 4.0.

Better understanding, better use: insights into the training program

i4.0 Training: Our training sessions provide you with a solid introduction to the world of Industry 4.0 – and uses many sample applications and details, e.g. integrating RFID, visualization on smart devices or connecting to an MES. Also included in the program are various workshops, such as data analysis projects at shopfloor level.

i4.0 Consulting: As part of an individual consulting and innovation workshop, the potential of Industry 4.0 is identified for participating companies and worked together from a specific implementation perspective.

i4.0 Training Systems: The mMS 4.0 training system is a complete Industry 4.0 system in miniature. In practice, it provides leading Industry 4.0 technologies - such as programming in high-level languages, workpiece-led production using RFID and the linking of production data with ERP and MES systems - through a cube assembly.

i4.0 Factory Tours: At five locations in Germany and one factory in China, the Drive & Control Academy is offering practical insights into their own factories as examples.

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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 5.4 billion euros in 2015.

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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 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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