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Bosch Rexroth is a global automation leader, helping companies increase productivity, cut costs and improve product quality. Our linear motion products and cartesian robots are deployed around the world in pick-and-place, assembly, soldering, gluing, material handling, and other applications---even in demanding environments. EasyHandling Systems, in single or multi-axis cartesian systems save hours of engineering and implementation time; linear guides, ball screws and linear bushings provide many options for precise positioning. Easy-to-use, open, PC-based controls (with Rexroth's award-winning Open Core technology) simplify programming and speed implementation. Pallet-based assembly conveyors, VarioFlow modular chain conveyors, lean production systems and aluminum framing round out the offering.

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Rexroth “Tech Tip Tuesdays” Social Media Initiative Connects Engineers and Followers

POSTED 01/07/2014

rong>Rexroth engineers share technical knowledge and industry expertise via Facebook and Twitter

Tech Tip Tuesdays is a Rexroth social media initiative for sharing knowledge about mechanical and electrical engineering, wind energy, hydraulics and more.

In order to connect Rexroth engineers with fans and followers, the company launched Tech Tip Tuesdays via Facebook and Twitter in June 2013. Each Tuesday, a new technical tip is posted to the company’s social media networks. Bosch Rexroth is one of the leading global specialists in drive and control technology and provides custom-made solutions for driving, controlling and moving. The tips cover a variety of topics including mechanical and electrical engineering, wind energy, retrofits and maintenance, hydraulics, drives and controls and linear motion.

Using the hashtag identifier #RexrothTTT, Tech Tip Tuesdays create opportunities for fans and other industry insiders to submit their own tips, ask questions and drive conversation. Rexroth employees, distributors, customers and other industry professionals are encouraged to exchange ideas and discuss the best tips, tricks and lessons they have learned throughout their careers.

Rexroth hopes the initiative will be a resource for accurate information, answers and tools from a wide range of experts and a source of inspiration for new innovations and trends. Join the conversation at www.facebook.com/BoschRexrothUS and www.twitter.com/boschrexrothus

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, Factory Automation, and Renewable Energies to develop innovative components as well as tailored system solutions and services. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drives and controls, pneumatics, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology all from one source. With locations in over 80 countries, more than 37,500 associates generated sales revenue of approximately 6.5 billion euros ($8.4 billion) in 2012.

About Bosch:
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services, active in the fields of automotive technology, energy and building technology, industrial technology, and consumer goods. According to preliminary figures, more than 306,000 associates generated sales of 52.3 billion euros( $67.2 billion) in 2012. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent some 4.5 billion euros ($5.8 billion) for research and development in 2012, and applied for over 4,700 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group’s products and services are designed to fascinate, and to improve the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is “Invented for life.”

In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermotechnology, household appliances, solar energy, healthcare telemedicine and software solutions. Having established a regional presence in 1906, Bosch employs over 22,500 associates in more than 100 locations, with sales of $9.8 billion in fiscal year 2011.