Group has a strong presence in North America with over 75
locations. The backbone of this forward-thinking company is
the Bosch team, which consists of more than 23,000 North
American associates and continues to grow yearly. Together,
Bosch's North American business reached a combined net sales
figure of $6.6 billion in 2003.
For nearly 100 years, Robert Bosch Corporation has set the
standard for quality and innovation in North America. Bosch
is known worldwide for developing and manufacturing the best
in automotive parts, power tools and major home appliances.
The Robert Bosch Corporation
In 1886, Robert Bosch founded the "Workshops for Precision
Engineering and Electrical Engineering" in Stuttgart,
Germany. Since then, Bosch has grown into a global leader
through its dedication to innovation and quality
engineering. Bosch is one of the companies with the most
patent applications worldwide.
Today, Bosch operates in
almost 50 countries on every continent through subsidiaries
and associated companies. All around the world, the Bosch
name stands for innovation, quality and product diversity in
the following sectors:
- Automotive equipment
- Power tools and
- Household appliances
- Packaging machines
History of Bosch
1886 – A modern industrial giant began humbly enough
when German engineer, Robert Bosch, opened his
“Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Engineering.”
1906 – Bosch had
established its first U.S. subsidiary. That was followed by
60 years of growth into what became the Robert Bosch
1990 – Through
acquisitions and innovation engineering, Bosch Appliances
had grown to 41 subsidiaries worldwide.
1997 – Bosch made a
bold commitment to the U.S. market with the construction of
the New Bern, North Carolina Dishwasher plant.
2001 – Bosch Appliances
are now available in 100 countries across the globe. The
brand is proud to be ranked as the #1 and #2 dishwashers in
a leading consumer magazine.
2002 – The on-going
quality dedication and quest for innovation continue to make
Bosch the leader in upscale appliances.