Press Conference Power Tools 2018

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Bosch Power Tools achieves strong growth once again

Turnover increase by five percent to 4.7 billion euros in 2017

  • User-oriented innovations for tradespeople and DIY enthusiasts
  • More productivity and safety thanks to battery systems, connectivity and sensors
  • Focus on emerging markets

Bosch innovations for your home / Bosch innovations for productivity and safe working

Speech by Henning von Boxberg, President of the Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH and Henk Becker, Managing Director of the Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH on the occasion of the press conference in Leinfelden on March 8, 2018

Record sales thanks to innovations for users

Speech by Henning von Boxberg, President of the Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH on the occasion of the press conference in Leinfelden on March 8, 2018

More flexible than ever: The new Zamo generation from Bosch

World’s first laser measure with adapters

  • Even more application possibilities thanks to module attachments
  • Quick measurement thanks to intuitive handling
  • Simple surface calculation at the press of a button

Quick, easy and powerful sawing in house and garden: New “NanoBlade” saw from Bosch for DIY enthusiasts

18 volt cordless saw expands existing range

  • “NanoBlade” saw blade: Low vibrations, precise and maintenance-free
  • AdvancedCut 18: Quick and powerful thanks to brushless motor
  • Expansion of the “Power for All” battery system

Cordless screwdrivers with intuitive operating concept: AdvancedDrill 18 and AdvancedImpact 18 from Bosch

Interchangeable adapters offer maximum flexibility

  • Increased convenience thanks to intuitive user interface and new rotation switch
  • Simple adjustment thanks to self-explanatory symbols and speed scale
  • High flexibility thanks to tried-and-tested QuickSnap adapters
  • Compact, long-lasting and maintenance-free thanks to brushless motor

Compact cordless screwdriver for the trouser pocket: Bosch PushDrive with Push&Go function

Powerful assistance on extensive projects

  • Simple handling due to the Push&Go function
  • Increased control thanks to torque selection
  • Precision adjustment thanks to manual tightening with locked bit holder

Cordless screwdriver with anniversary design: The Ixo Gold&Black from Bosch

The world’s most popular power tool turns 15

  • Most versatile cordless screwdriver with cult status among do-it-yourselfers
  • Limited special-edition in black with gold elements
  • Exclusive anniversary design, from the packaging to the accessories

Give your creations a hot new look: The Gluey hot glue pen from Bosch

A handy tool for any project

  • Glues various materials in a matter of seconds
  • Works with mini glue sticks in various colors
  • Five shiny models in different colors, from „Evergreen“ to „Cupcake Pink“ l

Fast organization for every project: The SystemBox from Bosch for DIY enthusiasts

Tools and accessories always tidy and ready to hand

  • Tools, accessories and materials in a stackable, modular box
  • Sawing made easy with the “Sawing” SystemBox for inexperienced users
  • Ready to start right away with the “Screwdriving and drilling” SystemBox
  • Equipped for a varied range of applications with the “Multifunction” SystemBox

Most compact high-performance batteries on the market: New Bosch ProCore18V series for professionals

Fastest charger in its class

  • More power thanks to ProCore18V 4.0, 8.0, and 12.0 Ah batteries
  • Fastest charging with world’s first connected charger
  • Full compatibility with the existing 18 volt range

Greater productivity in day-to-day work: Bosch is expanding its Connectivity system for pros

Connectivity provides better performance and results

  • Optimized management, tool control, as well as care and maintenance
  • Transparency for users, from inventory management to the product
  • Range expanded by connectable FlexiClick screwdriver and laser measure

Connected for the future: “TrackMyTools” from Bosch makes day-to-day work more efficient for painting company Kauderer

Remarkably precise – even when used outdoors: The first Bosch laser measure with camera

Increased efficiency thanks to connectivity

  • Digital precision over large distances thanks to viewfinder with zoom function
  • Rapid detection, documentation and remote control via Measuring Master App
  • Optimal readability thanks to large color display with robust protective screen

Productive working: Occupational health and safety from Bosch for pros

Extensive system with immediate to long-term protection

  • Immediate protection minimizes the risk of injury in day-to-day work
  • Long-term protection prevents health risks
  • Bosch solutions support a range of requirements

A higher material removal rate in just two steps: New Bosch “2-step” grinding system for angle grinders

Save considerable time on surface treatment

  • New ceramic fiber disc for an even higher removal rate on the first step
  • Optimized SCM discs for finer surfaces on the second step
  • Combine the new abrasives for time savings of up to 25 percent

New reciprocating saw blades and holesaw: Bosch expands its range with carbide technology

Particularly durable and robust for the toughest applications

  • Increased efficiency: longer lifetime and wide range of applications
  • Reciprocating saw blades: three new problem solvers for working with wood
  • Holesaw: first carbide holesaw with a length of 60 millimeters

More versatile than ever: The new Bosch FlexiClick screwdriver for professionals

High user protection and added value through connectivity

  • Precision coupling for increased comfort and reduced wear-and-tear
  • KickBack Control for even higher user protection
  • Drill chuck and angle screw adapters for an even wider range of applications
  • Connectivity functions for individualized tool settings

Particularly light, compact and easy to use: Dremel Stylo+ versatile craft tool for filigree work

Realize creative projects with the precision of a pen

  • Particularly light and compact for optimal control
  • Ease of use and precision thanks to the convenient pen-like shape
  • Quick switch within different materials thanks to multi chuck and variable speed

New product segment: The Dremel Pet Nail Grooming Kit

Clip your dog’s nails safely, quickly and easily

  • Better protection: sanding dog nails gently and in a controlled manner
  • Less noise: quiet motor for relaxed nail care at home
  • Easy operation: small, light and cordless tool for trimming in one go

The Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH, a division of the Bosch Group, is one of the world’s leading providers for power tools, power tool accessories and measuring tools. In 2019, its roughly 20,000 associates generated sales of 4.8 billion euros, about 85 percent of which outside of Germany. With brands such as Bosch and Dremel, the division stands for customer focus and great engineering progress. The core success factors are innovative strength and pace of innovation. In 2020, Bosch Power Tools will again launch more than 100 new products onto the German market in its four business segments power tools, accessories, measuring tools and garden tools.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 400,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2019). The company generated sales of 77.7 billion euros in 2019. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. 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.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs some 72,600 associates in research and development at 126 locations across the globe, as well as roughly 30,000 software engineers.

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