Bits & Pieces June 2019 | News for the Safe, Clean, Efficient and Empowered ChP-Associates
at the 2019 Bosch 5K On a brisk March morning, over 400 runners and walkers gathered at Riverfront Park for the 5th Annual Bosch 5K. Associates, families, and friends embarked on a three mile run for the Teacherâ€˜s Supply Closet, a nonprofit organization that provides free school supplies to teachers in the tri-county area. Participants enjoyed family-friendly actitivies such as the Kids Mad Dash and appearances from favorite Charleston team mascots. Runners and walkers experienced a fun-filled day while raising money for a great cause. Thank you to everyone who supported!
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45th Anniversary Edition
PM Notes May was a busy month. We hosted the Spring All Associate Meetings which focused on change, the current business situation and our role during this time. We appreciate the feedback we have received and will continue working on the commitments we have made to each of you. We love seeing our associates wearing multi-colored #LikeABosch shirts. This is one way to recognize our accomplishments over the last 45 years and serves as a reminder that we must think out of the box, bring new ideas and Drive. ChP #LikeABosch. In May we were presented with the Gateway Award by the South Carolina German American Chamber for our accomplishments in furthering German-American business relations in South Carolina. We were also thrilled to announce that ChP was awarded the IPB (Integrated Power Brake) Project! A big thank you goes out to everyone involved in this project planning and to each of you. Unfortunately, the overall business situation at both PS and CC is still very challenging. Let’s continue to Work TOGETHER. Bring IDEAS. And help Drive. ChP into the future!
Gitta Unger (PC) and Kai Woerner (PT)
March 9th , 2019
St. Patrick’s Day Parade For the first time, Bosch participated in the Park Circle St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Around 20 associates and family members attended the event wearing green #LikeaBosch shirts and passed out candy to the spectators. A special thank you to Peter Hofesmann for the great idea and organization!
March 9th , 2019
Lowcountry STEM Fest The Charleston STEM Festival is a celebration of science, engineering, technology, and math in the lowcountry. Bosch partnered with the Michigan Mind Trekkers to provide a hands-on STEM experience through interactive demonstrations. Our Bosch volunteers spread their passion to students through educational and fun STEM activities. Thanks to everyone who came out!
May 4th , 2019
Bass Fishing Tournament On a warm May morning, 89 participants gathered at Black‘s Fish Camp for the 38th Annual Bosch Bass Fishing Tournament. After a day out on the water, 96 fish were caught for a total weight of 244 pounds. This event raised $1,370 for Hospice of Charleston. Congratulations to Wade Cook and Troy Wolf for taking first prize by catching a total of 20.25 pounds! Thank you to everyone who supported the tournament.
Charleston Women In Industry Day 2019 The first ever Women In Industry Day was held on March 8th at the Citadel.The day long conference provided professional development opportunites to women through networking and education. Over 250 women attended the inaugural event to hear from 30 key-note speakers about personal branding, mindfulness, and industry skills. ChP‘s very own Blair Dorneanu, Meg Lanza, Gitta Unger, and Katherine Bergmann all spoke at the conference. A big thank you to Phoebe Bickford who played a key role in organizing the event!
March of Dimes Walk The annual Walk/run took place at Cannon Park on Saturday, April 27, 2019. It was a perfect day for the scenic, three-mile walk around beautiful downtown Charleston. We surpassed the team goal of $10,000 with a total donation of $10,400. Thank you to all associates who supported this event.
OF CHP TRIVIA What was the first product produced by the Bosch Charleston plant? a) EKP Pump b) KCA Nozzle c) diesel in-line “A”-type pump What year did the first ChP Apprenticeship class graduate? a) 1976 b) 1979 c) 1981 Find the answers on the back!
Run, Walk, Roll for a Cause
$10,000 raised for the Teacherâ€˜s Supply Closet
2019 BOSCH 5K
BBQ COOK-OFF & PEDAL CAR RACE On Friday, March 1st, 9 chefs competed for a year of bragging rights and the title of the best BBQ @ ChP. Competitors spent hours slow cooking their BBQ to be put to the test during an associate tasting. Josh Geiger (MFE3.2.1) was crowned the ChP BBQ Top Chef! Between BBQ sampling, 10 Directors competed head-to-head in
a pedal car race. Associates lined the corridor outside building 103 to see who would come out on top. Our competitors fought hard, but after 4 rounds of racing, Jon Krause defeated Meg Lanza to take the gold. Thank you to Louie Roberts and Shawn Sullivan for making this event possible!
RETIREE SPOTLIGHT Mike Cutrell and Hank Bennett will both give a chuckle when you ask them how ChP has changed over the years. After 44 years Mike can still recall the „greenies“ that were used to communicate information before internet access. Hank remembers having one computer
assigned to four desks. Bosch Charleston has changed immensly in the past 45 years and these two associates were a driving force for that transformation. Thank you, Hank and Mike for your dedication and many years of service to Bosch. You will be missed!
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“What never changed was the enthusiasm of the people that I worked with, especially shop floor associates“
“Bosch’s unwavering commitment to the people has remained constant throughout my 34 years“
The following associates retired from Bosch Charleston between March - May 2019. We would like to thank you all for your many years of service. You will always be a part of the Bosch Charleston team. Michael Cutrell
Henry Bennet Jr.
John Federer Jr.
Robert Adams Jr.
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Bosch Thank You's Future & Result Focus Juanita Adams Mary Aiken Mitchell Almond Pedro Amarante Andy Anderson Mark Anderson Spring Andrews Caitlin Arrigo Brian Atwood Dominic Avento Kashaun Bailey Richard Bailey David Barr James Barr Sadie Battle David Becker Adell Bellinger David Benton Jamey Bess Kevin Blattel Antony Boggess Kyle Boggs Michael Boring Jeremy Bowling David Boyd William Boyd Robert Brant Cathy Britt Donald Britt Timothy Britt John Britton Sabrina Brothers Adam Brown Annette Brown Dorothy Brown
Orlando Vazquez Christopher Vedder Maddie Winn Lau Wai Todd Waldron Charles Walker Gil Walker Timothy Waltz Charles Ward Justin Warko Isaac Washington Wesley Washington Robert Webb Michael Weber Andrew Westerberg Alan White Regine Wieland Ronald Wiggins Mike Williams Terry Williams Barbara Wilson Christopher Wimberly Karen Winningham Henry Yang Responsibility Britton Abrames Sadie Battle Yujin Chang Samuel Crum Trevor Duffy Carly Eckert Christina Finzel Razhja Gordon Holly Kerr Matthew Klein Bryce Lowell Harnish Makkar Elington Mello Carlos Ramirez Prashanth Reddy Sarah Schwyn Lais Shigueoka Kayla Stout Nikhil Surabhi Lynn Tolly Reagan Anthony Michael Arnold Katherine Bergmann Brian Bowman Geoff Brittain
ChP wants to recognize those associates who have gone the extra mile between March 1 2019 â€“ May 13 2019.
Dylan Brown Jason Brown Judy Brown Patricia Brown Robert Brown Thomas Brown Winfield Brown Andrew Bryan Faith Bryant Jeremy Buchanan Travis Budine Gabriel Burns Ryan Burton Jason Butz Matt Cain Allen Callahan Ruth Camposanto Kevin Carlson Paul Carlton Todd Carr Kentera Carson Ray Caulder Rohit Chatterjee Cathy Chen Mark Christiansen Steven Cogley Charles Colley Jay Concepcion Joan Concepcion Nick Conklin Jody Connolly Chryssie Craig Dwight Craven Kenneth Craven Robby Craven Vincent Cretella Cynthia Cumbee Julius Cummings
Carols da Costa Robert DAmato Ellen Davis Ricky Davis Scott Davis Susan Davis Sandra Delesline Roland Dessaure Grischa Deusel Alexander Dixon Doug Dorn Cameron Dowling Melissa Driggers Mary Dunn HaLee DuPree John Durham Matthew Durham Carly Eckert Dj Edwards Eugene Elmore Brad Elsey Phyllis English Rodger Ervans Jebediah Essmann Eljay Estes Amara Evans Dacia Evans Shanna Evans Antonio Failey Alicia Fasciano Jeanette Feagin Jay Fegely Daniel Finley Andrew Fiorino Julian Fischer Jim Fisher David Fleischman Mariah Fleming
Michael Fletcher Anna Frankart Harriet Frazier Vernon Frazier Christopher Freeman Christopher Fulghum Amber Funderburg Robert Gebhard Joshua Geiger Jose Giron-Leon Janice Givens Cliff Goodall Wesley Gordon Calvin Gorsuch Harley Gould Adam Gowin Billy Graber Dan Graham Chris Grant Jonathan Grant David Green Kenneth Green Russell Green Blayre Greene Lloyd Guyton Stefan Haaf Priscilla Hall Mimi Hamilton Justin Hampton James Hardee Jeff Harper Jonathan Harper Bobby Harris Michael Hartman Cory Haskell Robin Hawkins
Arnold Herrera David Herzog Michael Hewitt John Hiers Cody Hill Kim Hill Tristin Hill Patricia Hobley Frederick Hodges Cliter Holmes Mike Honaker Matthew Horan Lois Howell Schelly Hower John Huger Nathan Hukee Patrizia Immetsberger Joanna Jackson Alicia Jenness David Jennings Tim Johnson Billy Johnston Olivia Jones Shateasha Jones Rosemarie Julio Alan Kasten Holly Kerr Nate Kesto Carl Kienle David Kincaid Erin Kirkland RG Kisavi Patrick Konen Stefan Kremser Brian Kuhn Alton Langley Franklin Lawrence
James Lawrence Connor Lee Ted Lentz Randall Lewis Jeremy Lingle Peter Linke Homero Lopez Kadeeja Lucas Jerico Lugtu Martin Majer Gentry Manning Jennie Martin John Martin Ryan Martin Christopher Masterson Luke Maurer Natha Mazyck Kelly McKeithan Frank McLeod Ken McRae Travis Mercer Diana Mercier Kenneth Meyer Brendon Meyers Carol Middleton Vickey Middleton Matt Miller Jarrod Mintz Angela Mitchell Michael Mizell Ronald Mizell Herbert Moody Cynthia Moorer Randy Moorer Timothy Mott Resheka Murray Thomas Nash
Chad Neil Joann Nelson Raymond Newman Barney Nunn Dennis OConnor Julianna OShields Jr. Owans Barbara Owens Kiontay Paige Thomas Pendarvis Stanley Perry Lynn Pinckney Fernando Pinelo Brian Poaches Doreen Poehlitz Ethel Pressley Keegan Prinsen Karnail Purewal Frank Ranly Dustin Ray Debra Reed Doug Reid Simone Reinecker Mitchell Rieger Lucia Rios Louie Roberts Werner Roos Fred Rouse Pascal Saffer Audrey Salters Gary Salters Martha Sass Joshua Schall Anne Schmidt Philip Seidel Matthew Seifts Paul Sensabaugh William Senseney
Darrell Sherlin Christopher Sherman John Simmons Michaela Simmons Rosiland Simmons Terry Simmons Desiree Singleton Kathleen Sirois Alexandra Skora Nikkea Smalls Odyessa Smalls Debbie Smith Kasey Smith Ronnie Smith Peter Sobchak Gabriel Souza Cameron Spivey Todd Sprecher Shironica Stafford Terri Steiert Terry Stiffler Lukas Stollberger Shawn Sullivan Ajibola Sunmola Jonathan Surprenant Etholia Sweat Patrick Teich Aaron Thomas Carl Thompson Holly Thompson Lurether Tomlin Mario Toniolo Tena Totaro Chris Tyler Deepa Varma Nicholas Ward
Sara Carpenter Ronald Carter Doris Cook Christopher Costanzo Cory Crews Sven Dietz Marvus Drayton Melissa Driggers Jay Fegely Louis Fernandez Amanda Fiorillo Christopher Fulghum Stacie Fuss Andreas Gehring Frank Haeussler Mimi Hamilton Roman Hoelldampf Jesse Hollahan Sherrie Houge Latonia Jones Olivia Jones Connor Kennelly Steven King Stefan Kremser Nicholas Kroft Almabeth Laguitao Jennie Martin Elke McCauley Vickey Middleton Christopher Mills Ryan Obraza Carla Palmer Lynn Pinckney Rosalyn Pinckney Tamara Pinckney Doreen Poehlitz Henry Ponto Lorie Pressley Brian Robson Rodriguez Rojas Martha Sass Peggy Schaab Gwendolyn Simon Yolanda Smalls James Smyly Eric Spangler Wayne Spitzer Flint Stocker Kyle Thomas Holly Thompson Chad Tippey Mendieta Velazco
Lynda Venning Masud Warid Alan Watson Harry Weber Karen Winningham
Jason Culver Julius Cummings Jennifer Delinski Roland Dessaure Vinayak Devasthali Sven Dietz Doug Dorn Tammy Dropp Brian Dunn John Dycus Jeff Dykema James Earnshaw Wolfgang Edlmann Samantha Elliott Rodger Ervans Michelle Estridge Amanda Fiorillo Christopher Freeman Stacie Fuss Nataysha Gadsden Thomas Glasheen Wesley Gordon Chris Grant Kenneth Green Blayre Greene Mimi Hamilton James Hardee Greg Haselden Tommeko Haskell Joana Haught Vincent Hawkins Martin Hayes Christian Hiltner Afefe Holt Matthew Horan Edward Hudson Joshua Huff Marc Huggins Patrizia Immetsberger Joanna Jackson Alicia Jenness David Jennings Kathy Johnson Kenney Johnson Olivia Jones Varn Keith Nate Kesto Jarno Kilian Robert Kime Mitchell King Jeffery Kinser John Kokel
Ruediger Krueck Almabeth Laguitao Robert Langford Elizabeth Ledger John Lewis Eric Lingle Benjamin Lonis Robert Looney Homero Lopez Jeff Mahaffey Gentry Manning Elke McCauley Ray Charles Robert Mercier Vickey Middleton Gerard Mingoia Shondi Morse Patricia Murphy Jane Nubuya Barney Nunn Ryan Obraza Steven Ostrander Jr. Owens Richard Page Carla Palmer Lottie Pinckney Rosalyn Pinckney Drew Pleasants Doreen Poehlitz Rodney Pringle Debra Reed Matthew Reed Sabine Rivers John Robins Alena Robinson Barry Rolland Felix Roscheda Kristian Rosenstrom Martha Sass James Schaefer Kyle Schulz Stewart Scott Paul Sensabaugh Chad Shedd Chris Simpson Duffey Slaber Bryce Smith Joshua Smith David Speissegger Terry Stiffler Flint Stocker Michael Stokes William Summer
Ajibola Sunmola Jonathan Surprenant Sharon Surprenant Clair Swope Amundu Thompson Jason Todd Tena Totaro John Villeneuve Jenifer Villeponteaux Anna Walker Tim Walker Tony Walker Timothy Wallace Timothy Waltz Vernessa Washington Andrew Westerberg Daniel White Mike White Christopher Wilman Melanie Wolf Timothy Wong Edward Young Danny Zorn
Reliability, Credibility, & Legality
Terri Steiert Orlando Vazquez Lynda Venning
Initiative and Determination Tessa Brown Tessa Brown Carly Eckert Razhja Gordon Holly Kerr Allison Schonhut Sarah Schwyn Randy Smith Charnique Williams Donald Ahart Andrea Alberter Caitlin Arrigo Brian Backis Balazs Bacskay Patricia Bailey Joseph Bange Matthew Bazzle Kyle Boggs Charles Bolin Brian Bowman Raleigh Bramlette Timothy Britt Thomas Brumbaugh Andrew Bryan Chris Bubel Roger Burbage Roland Butz Brad Capshaw Sara Carpenter David Carroll Zhonkia Carter Ray Caulder Douglas Cevdar Douglas Clark Charlie Closson Nelson CollCermeno Jody Connolly Richard Contreraz Brandon Coon Justin Corcoran Barry Coulter Dwayne Cousar Vincent Cretella
Openness and Trust Tessa Brown Andy Anderson Caitlin Arrigo Fernando Canelo Sara Carpenter Bobby Harris Eric McCuaig Vickey Middleton Stefanie Mut Dennis Oâ€™Connor Bernard Reese Lakisha White Fairness Michael Frazier Michael Frazier Sabine Rivers Louie Roberts Michael Skipper Shawn Sullivan Alan Watson
Trevor Duffy Bryce Lowell Lynn Tolly Andy Anderson Jim Bays Ryan Bennett Katherine Bergmann Sara Carpenter Doris Cook Jason Culver Melissa Driggers Mariah Fleming Michael Frazier Stacie Fuss Calvin Gorsuch Morris Hall Mimi Hamilton Glenn Hardwick Vincent Hawkins Latonia Jones Rene Kaiser Stefan Kremser Robert Looney Levaniel Nesbitt Carla Palmer Michaela Phifer Doreen Poehlitz Lorie Pressley Louie Roberts Lauren Salvani Martha Sass Gwendolyn Simon Tena Totaro Travis Williams Cultural Diversity Vanessa Brecailo Camila Retzlaff Suemi Lais Rico Carrion Anaid Minerva Estrada Enriquez Homero Lopez Michaela Phifer Fernando Pinelo Sabine Rivers Martha Sass Justine Schotters Barbara Sevilla
Safety Recognition Otis Fischer Gary Garner Mike Hales James Hudgins Vickey Middleton Accountability Sarah Schwyn Andy Anderson Caitlin Arrigo Katherine Bergmann Adam Brown Sara Carpenter Rohit Chatterjee Randy Clifton Doris Cook Ellen Davis Melissa Driggers Charles Duncan Kimberly Evans Sebastain Fegely Carrie Gava Lloyd Guyton Olivia Jones Connor Kennelly Jennifer Kuchma Almabeth Laguitao Vickey Middleton Vicki Murray Stefanie Mut Madison Phillips Al Plante Karnail Purewal Sostenes Jose Louie Roberts James Schaefer John Simmons Yolanda Smalls James Smyly Flint Stocker Tomaz Ursic Christopher Vedder Vonman Whetsell Elvia Zalazar
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