Bethlehem, PA (April 29, 2014) —Bosch Rexroth has announced the opening of an expanded hydraulics manufacturing and distribution center in Bethlehem, PA. With this expansion, the Bethlehem is now home to seven Bosch Rexroth facilities across two campuses with approximately 450,000 total square feet for manufacturing, distribution, logistics, administration, service and storage. According to the company, the site is now its second-largest U.S. hydraulics operation, surpassed only by the Bosch Rexroth Fountain Inn, SC, site that expanded in 2013.
In addition to valves and manifolds, the Bethlehem manufacturing facility produces industrial, mobile and compact controls and provides testing and service support. Among other things, the new distribution and logistics facility handles shipments to over 500 customers, including Bosch Rexroth’s nationwide network of drive and control distributors. Industries and markets served by the Bethlehem operation include construction and agricultural mobile equipment, machine tools, presses, plastics machinery, die casting, marine and offshore, pulp and paper, specialty and test machinery.