2011-11-21 Charles Downer & Co. Congratulates “The Bosch Group” on its 125th Anniversary

Richmond Hill, Canada - Jeff Downer, President of Charles Downer & Co. Ltd., the company’s staff and network of customers and suppliers congratulate “The Bosch Group” on its 125th anniversary. According to the Bosch company website: 

Double anniversary at Bosch: In 2011, the Bosch Group is celebrating the 125th anniversary of the company and the 150th anniversary of the birth of its founder, Robert Bosch. On November 15, 1886, Robert Bosch established his “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering” in Stuttgart, laying the foundations for what has since become a leading global supplier of technology and services. Born on September 23, 1861, in Albeck near Ulm, Robert Bosch was a technology pioneer who propelled his company to international success during his own lifetime. Robert Bosch died in Stuttgart on March 12, 1942, aged 80. 

Bosch does business through more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in over 60 countries, and has a workforce of over 285,000 associates worldwide. An international network of sales companies and partners spans some 150 countries, ensuring that the company's products and services will continue to feature in important growth markets in the future. 

Charles Downer & Co. and Bosch’s Packaging Technology Division have maintained an over thirty year working relationship supplying Bosch packaging technology to customers throughout Canada and parts of the United States. For more information on the Bosch 125th anniversary, visit the Bosch press release. 

For more information contact 

Jeff Downer

jdowner@cdowner.com

905 882-2222

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About Charles Downer & Co. - Charles Downer & Co. Ltd. (www.cdowner.com) is a leading manufacturers’ representative and engineering systems house integrator specializing in packaging and material handling systems for the confectionary, food and general packaging industries. 

About Bosch Packaging Technology - The Bosch division Packaging Technology, based in Waiblingen (Germany), is one of the leading suppliers in the field of packaging technology. In 16 countries worldwide it develops and produces complete systems in packaging and process technology for the pharmaceutical, confectionery and food industries. Customized system solutions complete the service package. Bosch Packaging Technology's sales and service teams operate worldwide. More information at www.boschpackaging.com. 

About The Bosch Group - The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology, some 285,000 associates generated sales of 47.3 billion euros in fiscal 2010. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in over 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. More information is available at www.bosch.com