Bosch sponsors African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo
African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo are proud to be associated with Bosch – Bronze sponsors of the fourth annual event taking place 9 – 11 May 2016 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Power Tools Division of the Bosch Group is the world market leader for power tools, power tool accessories and measuring tools.
In 2014, its roughly 19,000 associates generated sales of 4.2 billion euros, about 85 percent of which outside of Germany. With brands such as Bosch, Skil and Dremel, the division stands for customer focus and great engineering progress.
The core success factors are innovative strength and pace of innovation. The division generated about 35 percent of its sales in 2014 with products that have been on the market for less than two years. In 2015, Bosch Power Tools launched more than 100 new products onto the German market in its four business segments power tools, accessories, measuring tools and garden tools.
A Bosch Power Tool of note is the Bosch GBH 12-52 D Professional rotary hammer offers maximum performance during drilling and carving. The tool is suitable for horizontal demolition and correction tasks which call for high performance.
The tool is powered by a 1 700 W motor which delivers 19 joules of impact energy. Bosch Power Tools SA senior brand manager Juergen Lauer states that these tools are designed for tough applications.
“The hammer features impressive electronics for continuous performance, as well as a service display which shows when a carbon brush has to be changed.”
According to Lauer, the rotary hammer has a trigger lock for continuous operation. “The trigger lock is automatically activated as soon as the user switches from drilling mode to carving mode. It has an operation time of two hours per day for each user,” he says.
The robust metal components of the tool is designed for durability and a long service life. Other features of the rotary hammers include constant electronics for continuous performance, as well as a service display which shows when a carbon brush has to be changed. The GBH 12-52 D is the strongest rotary hammer in the Professional range and comes in a spacious carrying case to accommodate accessories.
Don’t miss your opportunity to meet Bosch the leading global supplier of technology and services at the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo in May at Gallagher Estate.
According to preliminary figures, its roughly 290,000 associates generated sales of 48.9 billion euros in 2014. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology.
The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 360 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 50 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. In 2014, Bosch applied for some 4,600 patents worldwide.
The Bosch Group’s strategic goal is to deliver innovations for connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”
Excerpts of this article have been provided by Bosch Power Tools.