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Bosch

About us

Bosch in Renningen

Our products and services are designed to spark enthusiasm, improve quality of life, and help conserve natural resources. We want to deliver top quality and reliability. In short: we want to create technology that is “Invented for life.”

What we do

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 395,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2020). The company generated sales of 71.5 billion euros in 2020. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

“We are Bosch” — our mission statement

“We are Bosch” Globe

We are motivated by the desire to develop products that are “Invented for life,” that spark enthusiasm, that improve quality of life, and that help conserve natural resources. Our “We are Bosch” mission statement reflects this. It summarizes our values, our strengths, and our strategic orientation.

The mission is based on seven central values, which shape our corporate culture – ranging from a focus on the future and earnings to cultural diversity. Responsibility and sustainability are part of this set of values and thus of our actions.

Bosch at a glance

Sales revenue, associates, locations — key figures and brands at a glance

The Bosch Group employs roughly 395,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2020). The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in 60 countries. The company generated sales of 71.5 billion euros and 1.7 billion Euros EBIT in 2020. Bosch employs some 73,000 associates in research and development at 129 locations across the globe.
Stream near to the Bosch location in Blaichach, Germany.

We take responsibility

For us, sustainability means securing the company’s long-term success while at the same time protecting the natural resources on which present and future generations depend. Ecology is thus a driver of innovation. At the same time, we demonstrate a particularly high level of corporate social responsibility — both within the company and beyond.

Headquarters of the Robert Bosch Stiftung in Stuttgart

Hand in hand: entrepreneurial thinking and social commitment

As a privately owned company, we act independently of the stock markets. Through Robert Bosch Stiftung, a charitable foundation, our profits are used to benefit society, the environment, and future generations — sustainably and for the long-term.

Robert Bosch, standing between his associates

Our history

In 1886, Robert Bosch founded the “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering” in Stuttgart. This was the birth of today‘s globally operating company. Right from the start, it was characterized by innovative strength and social commitment.

Three Bosch researchers in front of the reasearch campus in Renningen, Germany.

Our people

Our associates worldwide contribute to a unique corporate culture. That’s what makes working for Bosch so special.

Bosch research experts in front of a window in Renningen

Research

Research for research’s sake? That’s not how we work. We believe that research should always result in a tangible innovation. Something that changes people’s lives for the better. That’s why our innovations tend to pop up at all sorts of different times in people’s day-to-day lives.

Products and services that spark enthusiasm

In your car, at home, or at work — Bosch technology shapes many areas of life.

A car representing Bosch mobility solutions

Mobility

Mobility Solutions

With its extensive technical expertise, Bosch develops smart mobility solutions in the areas of hardware, software, and services.

A car representing Bosch mobility solutions
A couple is comfortably lying on their couch in her house with Bosch Smart Hime technology.

At home

At home

Bosch offers you individual solutions for your home to make life a bit easier every day.

A couple is comfortably lying on their couch in her house with Bosch Smart Hime technology.
An associate is monitoring the processes on the shop floor, using a tablet and Bosch Industry 4.0 tools.

Industry and trades

Industry and trades

Bosch offers innovative products and services for industry and trades.

An associate is monitoring the processes on the shop floor, using a tablet and Bosch Industry 4.0 tools.
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Connected products and services

Connected products and services

We merge the physical and the virtual worlds by combining our competence in the fields of software, sensors, and services.

A crossroad in a big city at night from a bird’s eye-view with the slogan “Simply. Connected.” in the middle.
A pedestrian bridge through a big city at sunrise.

Market-specific solutions

Market-specific solutions

From a single source — cutting-edge technologies from a global provider

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Get in touch with Bosch

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