About Bosch Group

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. The company generated 77.9 billion euros sales in 2018. It’s operations divide into four business sectors: Automotive Technology, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods and Energy and Building Technology.

The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including its sales and service partners, Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries.

This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network are the foundations for further growth. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life.

Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”


The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861–1942) as 'Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering.'

The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant upfront investments in the safeguarding of its future.

Ninety-two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH. 

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5,400 new patents filed annually around the world.
The Bosch anti-skidding system ESP® saves thousands of lives each year.
We operate in 125 locations across the globe.
The company employs roughly 410,000 associates worldwide.
The company generated sales of 77.9 billion euros in 2018.
We employ 69,500 associates in research and development.
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