Bosch Rexroth signed the Declaration of accession to the DeepSea Mining Alliance at the Rexroth booth of SMM ((f.l.t.r.: Michael Jarowinsky, Managing Director DeepSea Mining Alliance; Ad de Brouwer, Director Sales Marine and Offshore, Bosch Rexroth AG; Dr. Alexandre Orth, Manager Application Solutions & Support Marine and Offshore, Bosch Rexroth AG; Jörg de la Motte, Senior Vice President Sales, Industrial Applications, Bosch Rexroth AG; Dr. Martin Voss, Team Leader Industrial Resource Harvesting, Robert Bosch GmbH).



Mineral raw materials from the sea may contribute to ensuring the long- term supply of industrial nations with important raw materials. The DeepSea Mining Alliance supports the development of deep sea mining projects in order to allow for an environmentally friendly extraction of these raw materials in the future. Bosch Rexroth has strengthened the Alliance since 6 September 2016.

On 6 September, Bosch Rexroth signed the Declaration of accession of the DeepSea Mining Alliance on the occasion of the SMM. The DeepSea Mining Alliance founded in Hamburg in 2014 offers a platform for partners from industry and research in order to further promote the environmentally friendly deep sea mining in the future. The activities range from cooperation with research institutes to the support of most different projects worldwide and are to cover the entire value added chain of deep sea mining.

One option to secure the long-term supply reliability of raw materials is the future availability of mineral resources from the sea. Deep sea mining plays an important role for their exploration, mining, extraction and preparation. Bosch Rexroth will strengthen the Alliance with their experience in the area environmentally friendly technology for reliable and safe underwater systems.

Economical, precise, safe, and energy efficient: drive and control technology from Bosch Rexroth moves machines and systems of any size. The company bundles global application experience in the market segments of Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, and Factory Automation to develop innovative components as well as tailored system solutions and services. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drives and controls, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology all from one source. With locations in over 80 countries, more than 31.100 associates generated sales revenue of approximately 5.4 billion euros in 2015.

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