New Fit4Filter Smartphone App Simplifies Ordering Bosch Rexroth Hydraulic Filters


Bosch Rexroth’s newest digital offering, the Fit4Filter smartphone app, allows customers to cross reference and replace their existing hydraulic filter elements with the corresponding Rexroth filters. The app is available for both Apple® and Android™ devices and is an outstanding tool for upgrading filter elements on hydraulic power units in virtually any application—plastic  injection molding machines, offshore drilling equipment, machine tools, metal stamping machines, steel making equipment, and more.



Fit4Filter includes cross references to thousands of filter elements, and a unique “sync-on-demand” feature allows users to update the app with new filter elements and other data with just a few finger taps. The new app offers support in English and German languages, with contact information for Rexroth filter support personnel in 20 countries so that customers worldwide may inquire locally about replacement filters. Connecting with the appropriate Rexroth contact person is easy with built-in e-mail links and one-touch dialing.



For U.S. users, the app also indicates whether the selected Rexroth filter is part of the company’s GoTo Focused Delivery Program, as well as a link to specific Rexroth filter elements available on Amazon.com.



“OEMs and equipment owners are relying on mobile devices to perform their jobs more than ever before, including identifying and locating replacement parts right from the job site and the factory floor,” said Kerry DeWitt, Product Manager Filtration Systems Sales.   “Bosch Rexroth is providing tools and support to meet those needs and fit the way they work.”



Fit4Filter is the latest mobile application from Bosch Rexroth to help project managers, engineers and other personnel on-the-go identify and gather specification information for Rexroth products. iPad® and iPhone® Apps for the GoTo program were released in 2012.



Fit4Filter is available now in the Apple App Store and the Google Play™ Store.



To download the Android version of Rexroth’s Fit4Filter:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rexroth.filterfit



To download the iOS version of Rexroth’s Fit4Filter:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fit4filter-by-rexroth/id589385002?mt=8



For more information on Rexroth hydraulic filters, visit www.boschrexroth-us.com/filter.



Bosch Rexroth AG is one of the world’s leading specialists in the field of drive and control technologies. Under the Rexroth brand name, the company supplies more than 500,000 customers with tailored solutions for driving, controlling, and moving. Bosch Rexroth is a partner for Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, Factory Automation and Renewable Energies. The company provides customized solutions tailored to the needs and specifications of each individual market. As The Drive & Control Company, Bosch Rexroth develops, produces, and sells components and systems in over 80 countries. As part of the Bosch Group, Bosch Rexroth and its 38,400 associates generated approximately 6.4 billion euros ($8.9 billion) in revenue in 2011.



To learn more, please visit www.boschrexroth-us.com.



In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermotechnology, household appliances, solar energy, healthcare telemedicine and software innovations. Having established a regional presence in 1906, Bosch employs over 22,500 associates in more than 100 locations, with sales of $9.8 billion in fiscal year 2011, per preliminary figures.  For more information, visit www.boschusa.com.



The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. According to preliminary figures, more than 300,000 associates generated sales of 51.4 billion euros ($71.5 billion) in the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology in fiscal year 2011. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 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. Bosch spent more than 4 billion euros ($5.5 billion) for research and development in 2011, and applied for over 4,100 patents worldwide. With all its products and services, Bosch enhances the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. Further information is available online at www.bosch.com and www.bosch-press.com.                  



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