Sod Turning Event Hosted by Bosch-Rexroth


October 7, 2021

On September 30th 2021, Bosch Rexroth Canada Corp., had a sod turning event late that morning. The event occurred outside, and a small amount of people participated in the event.

Among those who participated were five members of the senior leadership for Bosch-Rexroth, as well as a Member of Parliament for the Niagara Centre and two VIPs from the City of Welland, Ontario where this event took place.


  •    –   Frank Campion – Mayor of the city of Welland Ontario Canada
  •    –   Vance Badawey – Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, Ontario
  •    –   Lina DeChellis – Manager Economic Development, City of Welland

Senior Leadership of Bosch Rexroth:

  •    –   Greg Gumbs – Sr VP Sales Bosch Rexroth North America
  •    –   Christoph Kleu – Executive VP, Finance and Controlling Bosch Rexroth North America
  •    –   John Mataya – Director Finance and Administration, Bosch Rexroth North America
  •    –   Trevor Osborne – Director, Regional Sales Bosch Rexroth Canada
  •    –   Vaughan Elliott – Facilities Manager Bosch Rexroth Canada


The agenda for the event included speeches from six of the eight aforementioned participants, a sod turning picture session (seen above), a wall painting by participants on a concrete wall that will be destroyed to make room for a future Bosch-Rexroth expansion project, and a signing of the sledgehammer that will be kept with pieces of the aforementioned wall that will be kept as memorabilia to commemorate this new Bosch-Rexroth historical milestone.

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