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Bosch Opens New Facility

Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez joins Bosch Rexroth executives at the formal opening of the new hydraulics manufacturing and distribution center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez joins Bosch Rexroth executives at the formal opening of the new hydraulics manufacturing and distribution center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Bosch Rexroth, a mobile and industrial hydraulics provider, opened its newly expanded hydraulics manufacturing and distribution center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, with a ribboncutting ceremony and facility tour for customers, distributors and local officials on April 29, 2014.

The two new facilities house the company’s valve and manifold manufacturing center for mobile and industrial hydraulics customers, and logistics and distribution functions.

This $2.2 million Brodhead Road expansion adds about 150,000 square feet, giving the company approximately 200,000 square feet over two buildings for the distribution and manufacturing operation. With the expansion, Bosch Rexroth’s overall Bethlehem operation now covers seven buildings and is the company’s second largest hydraulics manufacturing center in the U.S. with more than 450,000 square feet.

In addition to valves and manifolds, the new manufacturing facility produces industrial, mobile and compact controls and provides testing and service support. The new distribution and logistics facility supports customers in shipping, receiving, logistics, quality control, traffic management and accounting. The company’s overall Bethlehem operations also include production for large hydraulic systems and power units, which are produced in its City Line Road facilities.

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