Bosch Rexroth, the world’s leading supplier of transmission and control technology, is building a new plant in Queretaro, Mexico, and its presence in North America will be further enhanced. Bosch Rexroth has been operating successfully in Mexico for 40 years. From summer 2023, Queretaro’s local production capacity for mobile machinery products and components, as well as factory automation products, will increase, and there is still room for further growth. Bosch Rexroth will invest about 160 million euros to build the new plant, aiming to strengthen its local production capacity for the North American market in order to provide customers with better and more efficient services.
Bosch Rexroth’s North American operations began in 1967 and employs approximately 2,200 people in the United States and Canada, and approximately 170 in Mexico. The new Queretaro plant, with an area of approximately 42,000 square meters, will be completed in mid-2023. More than 900 people are planned to be employed when commissioning is completed in 2027. Queretaro’s mobile machinery and factory automation products are mainly exported to the United States and Canada. In addition to the new Bosch Rexroth plant, Bosch Mexico has made a series of other investment announcements in recent months.
Greg Gumbs, CEO of Bosch Rexroth North America, said: “We believe that the North American mobile machinery market has great potential, such as in agricultural or construction machinery, so we have decided to produce corresponding components for this market, such as hydraulic pumps. We will adhere to” Rooted in the local, serving the local” principle, to further strengthen the existing capacity of Fangting, South Carolina’s mobile hydraulic product production plant. We will promote the development of mobile machinery electrification products and related software. As the North American mobile machinery hydraulic business As a hub, Fountain will have a stronger production capacity and be able to better meet customer needs. The new Queretaro plant will allow us to further increase our production capacity.”
In addition, Bosch Rexroth hopes to increase the market share of its factory automation products in North America. Queretaro’s corresponding production capabilities, combined with Charlotte’s existing Linear Technology Customization Center, can provide the highest quality service to North American customers.
Gumbs concludes: “This setup will also help reduce the need for transatlantic shipping, thereby increasing product competitiveness. We will handle customer inquiries in a more flexible manner, expanding our product portfolio in the areas of prototyping projects, customization and services, Build stronger regional supply chains.”
As one of the world’s leading suppliers of transmission and control technology, Bosch Rexroth is committed to providing efficient, powerful and safe intelligent motion solutions for various types of machinery and system equipment. The company has rich project experience in the fields of mobile machinery applications, mechanical applications and engineering, and factory automation, and with its intelligent components, customized solutions and services, it creates a perfect application environment for the realization of the interconnected industry. At the same time, Bosch Rexroth also provides customers with a variety of hydraulic, electronic transmission and control, gear, linear transmission and assembly technology, software and the interface of the Internet of Things. The company operates in more than 80 countries and regions around the world, has more than 31,000 professional employees, and has global sales of nearly 6.2 billion euros in 2021.
Since entering the Chinese market in 1978, Bosch Rexroth has established production sites in Beijing, Wujin and Xi’an, and as of December 2021 employs around 2,800 people.
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