MRC - Manufacturers Resource Center


Driving Cultural Engagement Through Industry 4.0


Date(s) - July 25th, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bosch Rexroth

Driving Cultural Engagement Through Industry 4.0

July 25, 2018
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Bosch Rexroth Corporation
2315 City Line Road
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Student Member Fee: $295
Non-Member Fee: $395
Member Fee: $295
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Bosch-Rexroth Corporation adopted lean in the early 2000s, and has since transformed its operation to a world-class lean manufacturing and continuous improvement culture.  Tour Bosch-Rexroth’s Bethlehem, Pa. site and experience the company’s lean journey from its beginning utilizing only a few lean tools to a leadership-driven CI culture with an associate engagement program as the foundational element of its success. You’ll explore Industry 4.0 and take away tools and ideas to help take your organization to the next step on its journey through digital transformation. Bosch-Rexroth leaders will showcase through a plant tour several applications and use cases where lean and Industry 4.0 can provide new opportunities for any manufacturing environment.

HOST COMPANY: Bosch-Rexroth Corporation
Bosch Rexroth is a global partner that helps meet factory automation challenges through cutting-edge technology and know-how. Bosch Rexroth provides solutions in mobile hydraulics, linear motion technology, assembly technologies and electric drive and controls. It services a variety of industries including construction, agriculture, forestry and factory automation. With locations in over 80 countries, Bosch Rexroth employs more than 30,500 associates. Bosch-Rexroth has more than 130 years of manufacturing experience that can help you along your journey of lean and digital transformation. Learn more at  Bosch-Rexroth leaders will showcase through a plant tour several applications and use cases where lean and Industry 4.0 can provide new opportunities for any manufacturing environment.

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Registration & breakfast at City Line facility
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Introductions & Bosch Rexroth overview
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Bosch Rexroth lean journey
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Plant tour of Bosch Rexroth’s City Line facility
11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Q/A with Bosch Rexroth’s lean change agent
11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Travel to Broadhead facility
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch & networking
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Industry 4.0 presentation
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Tour of Bosch Rexroth’s Broadhead facility
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Q/A with Bosch Rexroth Industry 4.0 expert
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Networking
3:00 p.m. Adjourn

Timothy Loch, continuous improvement coordinator – USA, Bosch Rexroth Corporation
Timothy Loch has worked as a lean manufacturing specialist for Robert Bosch Corporation in Bethlehem, Pa. for the last 7 years focusing on cultural change by coaching others to utilize a structured approach to enable business excellence. He has had significant experience in the areas of production control, supply chain management, customer service, sales, lean approaches, administrative processes, series and low volume manufacturing environments, and provides a unique and energetic approach to building a self-sustaining continuous improvement culture. He holds an MBA from DeSales University with a concentration in project management, a P.M.P. Certification from the Project Management Institute, and a Six Sigma green belt certification. He has been deployed extensively in North America with Bosch as a certified lean trainer and is the creator of a custom training for improvement project leaders.

Andreas Hassold, 4.0 connected industry consultant – USA, Bosch Rexroth Corporation
Andreas Hassold is a native of Rothenburg, Germany. He has worked for Robert Bosch Corporation in several different business units in multiple different countries for the last 14 years. With his extensive background in lean manufacturing, logistics and cultural change management, he provides a unique and practical approach to Industry 4.0. He holds a B.S. in Industrial and Logistics Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences Braunschweig/Wolfenbuettel, Germnay and is a certified lean trainer.

Discover lessons learned from Bosch-Rexroth’s lean journey
Experience Bosch-Rexroth’s methods for driving cultural engagement in a lean environment
Benchmark Bosch-Rexroth’s best-practices in lean and Industry 4.0
Learn how lean and industry 4.0 work together to drive daily improvement
Understand how industry 4.0 is shaping the future of manufacturing


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