ROUND ROCK, TX—Bosch Rexroth has opened a new customer innovation center here. The facility will provide a unique technology development experience for Bosch Rexroth factory automation customers from multiple industry segments, including electric vehicle manufacturing, battery production, consumer packaged goods and semiconductor manufacturing. 

The new innovation center is the latest in a series of expansions and investments Bosch Rexroth is making in North America, including a new plant in Queretaro, Mexico, and an expansion of its operations in Charlotte, NC.

Located near Austin, the facility includes multiple exhibits and presentation areas where visitors can learn about Bosch Rexroth factory automation and industrial hydraulics products and technology.

The center features interactive technology demos that integrate multiple Rexroth factory automation systems, including the company’s ctrlX AUTOMATION platform, Smart MechatroniX systems, TS assembly conveyors, autonomous mobile robot, linear motor-based Flexible Transport System, smart hydraulics and other technologies.

The center also has a state-of-the-art engineering lab, where customers can join engineering teams from Bosch Rexroth globally to address specific factory automation challenges and applications. The lab provides a collaborative setting to solve manufacturing system design, engineering and implementation challenges. Customers can engage with Bosch Rexroth experts to develop working prototypes and proof-of-concept systems that integrate multiple controls, drives, material transport, assembly and linear motion products from the company’s industry-leading portfolio.