Bosch Power tools' first indigenously designed product for global markets
Written by Arjun   
Friday, 19 September 2008
Bangalore: The Power Tools Division of Bosch today announced the launch of its first indigenously designed power tool, the Blower GBL 800E Professional for both the Indian and Global market.

With a 'No load speed' of 16,000 RPM(max) this is the most powerful blower, delivering highest air volume, available in the market today.

Vijay Panday, Country Head, Bosch Power Tools IndiaCommenting on this landmark launch Vijay Panday, Country Head, Bosch Power Tools India said, "Today the Indian arm of Bosch Power Tools has made history. We are extremely proud that our R&D team has delivered a product that will be exported to global markets, keeping the Bosch tradition of innovation alive."

The GBL 800E has applications in cleaning of machines & equipment in industries, workshops, workbenches, ventilation grills, power distribution panels etc.

Completely designed, developed and manufactured in Bangalore, India for the world Market

Vijay Panday said that Bosch has already bagged orders for 50,000 units. The GBL 800E will only be manufactured in India for local as well as export markets. The GBL 800E will be available in the market for around Rs 5600.

The product is manufactured on the new lean manufacturing line built on the Bosch Production system principles, and was developed by the R&D team in Bangalore. The manufacturing line has an annual capacity of 100,000 units. The line employs women in the manufacturing process.

GBL 800E manufacturing line"Gradually the production capacity will be increased three to four times to cater to the requirement," Vijay Panday said.

"Bosch Power Tools has a 36% world wide market share in power tools. The Indian Professional Power Tool Market is worth around Rs 450 crore," Panday added.

The unique construction design of the GBL 800E ensures a continuous, constant and efficient volumetric flow rate. The multivane Impeller and the fan casing, along with the housing and handle are made from high grade thermo plastics. Its unique shape and size ensures high efficiency.

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