LEAP Awards going to Bosch Rexroth’s CytroBox and Smart Function Kit
Bosch Rexroth’s CytroBox and Smart Function Kit Receive LEAP Awards
A silver award goes to Bosch Rexroth's CytroBox: The Hydraulic Power Unit of the Future - and a bronze Award goes to the Smart Function Kit
Bosch Rexroth, one of the leading suppliers of drive and control technologies, is proud to announce two of its products have received LEAP awards. Sponsored by industry-leading publications Design World, Fluid Power World and EE World, the LEAP Awards honor the best components and services across the mechanical and electrical engineering design space.
A panel of judges made up of independent engineering industry professionals selected a gold, silver and bronze medal winner across 13 different categories.
Bosch Rexroth’s CytroBox was awarded a silver award in the hydraulics category. CytroBox provides a new solution for the medium performance range up to 30 kW. With its integrated IoT technologies, CytroBox paves the way for consistently implementing Industry 4.0 concepts. The current consumption is parametrized and optimized with regard to the existing electrical cabinet. Preset controllers in variable-speed pump drives adjust energy requirements on an individual basis.
In the mechanical category, Bosch Rexroth received a bronze award for its Smart Function Kit. The Smart Function Kit mechatronic system is designed for numerous pressing and joining applications. Preselected mechanical and electrical components and software are combined in various kits for forces from two to 30 kN as an ideal basis for system integrators and end-users. The Smart Function Kit can be used as a standalone solution or incorporated into a superior system via fieldbus.
Award winners will be recognized at a ceremony in Santa Clara, California, on December 9, 2019.
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 drive and controls technology, 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 32,300 associates generated sales revenue of roughly 6.2 billion euros ($7.3 billion) in 2018.
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 410,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2018). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales from operations of 77.9 billion euros ($92 billion) in 2018. 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 69,500 associates in research and development.