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Canadian PM visits Bosch Rexroth Canada

By Canadian Packaging staff   

General Controls/Drives Bosch Rexroth Canada Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits Bosch Rexroth Canada’s head office, in Welland, Ontario, Canada.

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada (center of photo holding the signage), took some time out January 22, 2015 to visit Bosch Rexroth Canada at its headquarters in Welland, Ont.

Working collaboratively with the Prime Minister’s office and security team, Bosch Rexroth, Bosch Canada leadership and a large assembly of associates welcomed the Prime Minister, during his visit in the region.

Bosch Rexroth Canada president Tom Light says, “This was a unique and tremendous opportunity for our company. I was honored that the Prime Minister took the time out of his busy schedule to visit and tour our headquarters and meet with our associates, as well as witness our unique technology first hand.”

The Prime Minister took a keen interest to speak with our engineering staff, and received a brief overview about Bosch Rexroth’s applications and solutions. The tour was rounded out with a final walk through the company’s machine, fabrication and assembly facility.

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Concluding the tour, Michael Langstaff, vice-president finance and administration for Robert Bosch, together with Dino Paladino, director systems for Bosch Rexroth Canada, presented Prime Minister, Stephen Harper a plaque, to commemorate his visit.

The Welland Manfacturing facility and head office is a strategic operation for Bosch Rexroth’s business and activities in Canada. The 140,000-square-foot facility engineers and manufactures hydraulic power unit and systems for a wide array of industries across Canada.

Welland plays a key role in the Mobile applications business as well as Compu-Spread technology development, for snow and ice removal control systems.

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