New White Paper Highlights Safe Motion Technologies to Make Safety Smarter, Easier and Less Expensive

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(Hoffman Estates, IL) Bosch Rexroth has released a new white paper titled “Safe Motion Technologies: Competitive Advantages for Early Adopters.” The white paper explains how intelligent safety systems can increase machine uptime and limit liability as today’s manufacturing engineering organizations become more aware of the strategic value of safety. The “Safe Motion Technologies” white paper shows how new motion control technology can keep machine operators and equipment safe in the midst of an industry climate that strongly emphasizes productivity improvements. The document includes the topics: Competitive Advantages of Modern Safety Solutions Safe Drives Achieve the Highest Productivity Improvements IndraDrive SafeMotion Solution European Union Influences Trends in Machine Safety The white paper also discusses coherent safety strategies that improve business metrics as well as the practice of embedding Safe Motion in digital servo drives, and safety trends in North America and Asian countries. Bosch Rexroth developed the white paper in conjunction with the ARC Advisory Group, a thought leader in manufacturing and supply chain solutions.

The Bosch Group is a leading global manufacturer of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology. In fiscal year 2004, some 242,000 associates generated sales of 40 billion euros. The Bosch Group today comprises a manufacturing, sales, and after-sales service network of some 260 subsidiaries and more than 10,000 service centers in over 130 countries. In North America, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial automation and mobile products, power tools and accessories, security technology, thermo technology, packaging equipment and household appliances. Bosch employs nearly 23,000 associates in more than 80 primary and 20 associated facilities throughout the region with reported sales of $7.8 billion in 2004.

Under the industrial automation and mobile products segment, Bosch Rexroth Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH. In the year 2004, Bosch Rexroth achieved sales of approximately $5.3 billion (4.1 billion Euros) with 26,400 employees worldwide.

Under the brand name of Rexroth, the company offers all relevant drive, control and motion technologies: from mechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics to electronics and associated services. Rexroth has 500,000 customers in over 80 countries and is an extensive supplier of components and systems for industrial and factory automation and mobile applications.
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