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2021-11-24 Press Information

Bosch Rexroth offers flexible communication architectures for the Factory of the Future

Communication – for example from machine to machine – is crucial when it comes to Industry 4.0. Bosch Rexroth and third-party providers therefore make solutions available for communicating on all levels via ctrlX World, the partner network of the ctrlX AUTOMATION system. Nokia, ifm electronic GmbH and WAGO Kontakttechnik GmbH & Co. KG. are all new ctrlX World partners.


2021-11-18 Press Information

Bosch Rexroth does not participate in SPS 2021

The health of Bosch Rexroth’s employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Therefore, the company follows the urgent recommendations of the Robert Koch Institute to cancel or avoid larger events. Bosch Rexroth will not be taking part in the SPS 2021 in Nuremberg, which is still scheduled to take place from 23 to 25 November.

2021-11-17 Press Information

Bosch Rexroth and Schubert extend 40-year development partnership

Bosch Rexroth AG and Gerhard Schubert GmbH, which specializes in robotic packaging machines, have set out the framework for their continued future cooperation. The existing partnership, which began nearly 40 years ago, has been extended for another four years. The plan is to introduce the latest generation of cabinet-free drives based on the ctrlX AUTOMATION platform.

2021-11-10 Press Information

The new reliable cylinder for heavy loads

Bosch Rexroth’s electromechanical cylinders (EMCs) are now also available in the form of high-precision, low-maintenance HighPower version EMC-HP. Designed for heavy loads up to 100 kN, the new powerpacks are robust, compact and low-maintenance. Based on the reliable planetary screw drive, users will benefit from impressive continuous power even under harsh conditions. This is thanks to both the new oil-bath lubrication and the optional water cooling directly on the screw itself. As with the other members of the EMC family, a fully digital process, from selection through to ordering, shortens the engineering time.

2021-10-21 Statement

Digitalization of industrial hydraulics creates added value along the entire process chain

Both the manufacturers of machines and systems and end users face increasingly stiff global competition. Investment decisions are made on a more short-term basis and OEMs need to come up with individually tailored machine and system concepts more quickly. Product variance and thus the requirements as regards the adaptability of production systems are increasing. At the same time, system availability is a key factor when it comes to productivity. In addition to all these technical issues, the mechanical and plant engineering sectors – especially hydraulics – are faced with a worsening lack of specialist staff.

2021-10-20 Press Information

ctrlX AUTOMATION apps pave the way for Engineering 4.0

Digitalized processes, increasing customization, short lead times and further requirements are changing how engineers work in industries such as mechanical engineering. As such, they need tools that can support them in carrying out their daily tasks, some of which are completely new to them. Bosch Rexroth is therefore gradually expanding its ctrlX AUTOMATION platform and related ecosystem with apps for modern engineering. These help, for example, to speed up the engineering process as software development is accounting for an increasingly large proportion of the time involved in mechanical engineering.

2021-10-19 Press Information

Compact, versatile and highly economical

Bosch Rexroth has expanded its range of systems for integrated measuring and guidance with a particularly space-saving, economical and versatile product: The IMScompact with absolute position measurement, a magnetic measuring principle and integrated electronics is particularly compact, flexible and robust. Three different sizes and a new combi-interface for digital and analog data transfer make the latest addition to the IMS range ideal for cost-effective measuring system. As a result of further development, the IMScompact will soon allow safety functions as well.

2021-10-06 Press Information

Automation based on the smartphone principle thanks to Bosch Rexroth’s ctrlX Store

Bosch Rexroth offers users the option to quickly and easily obtain access to automation solutions or create apps themselves with ctrlX AUTOMATION. As such, the open automation platform adopts an approach similar to that of smartphones. Customers can now purchase apps via the ctrlX Store, manage software licenses via the Bosch Rexroth Licensing Center and assign them to a device. This works both for apps developed by Bosch Rexroth and for those from third-party providers.

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