OverviewSuggest Edit

The Bosch Group is a global supplier of technology and services that operates in four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As an IoT company, Bosch offers solutions for smart homes and cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud to offer customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source.
TypePrivate
Founded1886
HQGerlingen, DE
Websitebosch.com

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)409,881(+2%)
Job Openings5,664
Revenue (FY, 2018)€78.5 B

Key People/Management at Bosch

Volkmar Denner

Volkmar Denner

Chairman of the Board of Management
Stefan Asenkerschbaumer

Stefan Asenkerschbaumer

Deputy Chairman of the Board of Management
Franz Fehrenbach

Franz Fehrenbach

Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Christian Fischer

Christian Fischer

Member of the Board of Management
Stefan Hartung

Stefan Hartung

Member of the Board of Management
Uwe Raschke

Uwe Raschke

Member of the Board of Management
Show more

Bosch Office Locations

Bosch has offices in Gerlingen, Stuttgart, El Paso, Fairport and in 23 other locations
Gerlingen, DE (HQ)
1 Robert-Bosch-Platz
Asse, BE
580 Z.5 Mollem
Tienen, BE
80 Hamelendreef
Suzhou Shi, CN
126 Suhong W Rd, Yuan Qu Hu Xi, Wuzhong Qu
Saint-Thégonnec, FR
16 Rue des Écoles
Valbonne, FR
Le Paros 25 Allée Pierre Ziller
Show all (27)

Bosch Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1886
Show all financial metrics

Bosch Revenue

Embed Graph
View revenue for all periods
Bosch's revenue was reported to be €78.47 b in FY, 2018 which is a 0.5% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2018)

78.5b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

0.5%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

26.8b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

34.1%

Net income (FY, 2018)

3.6b

EBIT (FY, 2018)

5.5b

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

4.7b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

49.0b70.6b73.1b78.1b78.5b

Revenue growth, %

6%44%4%7%1%

Cost of goods sold

32.0b46.7b47.7b50.2b51.7b

Gross profit

17.0b23.9b25.4b27.9b26.8b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

5.5b3.7b4.8b4.5b4.7b

Accounts Receivable

8.8b13.2b14.4b15.0b14.9b

Prepaid Expenses

192.0m179.0m208.0m204.0m237.0m

Inventories

7.2b9.7b9.9b10.1b11.0b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Depreciation and Amortization

2.3b4.4b4.2b4.3b4.3b

Inventories

(385.0m)(148.0m)(148.0m)(787.0m)(1.1b)

Cash From Operating Activities

3.8b6.0b6.1b6.8b7.3b

Purchases of PP&E

(3.1b)(4.8b)(5.2b)(5.5b)(5.9b)
EURY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

191.4k

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
Show all financial metrics

Bosch Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Patent Applications

4.59 k5.42 k5.34 k5.81 k6 k

Engineering Centers

118 120 125 130

Countries

50 60 60 60 60

Web-enabled Products Sold

38 m52 m
Show all operating metrics

Bosch Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
SPLTFebruary 21, 2018
ITK EngineeringJanuary 11, 2017
SeeoAugust 28, 2015
ProSyst SoftwareApril 22, 2015
ClimatecJanuary 14, 2015
InubitOctober 24, 2011
ersol Solar EnergyJune 02, 2008€546.40 m
Health Hero NetworkDecember 19, 2007
TeleAlarmOctober 03, 2006
Telex CommunicationsJune 28, 2006$420 m
Show more

Bosch Revenue Breakdown

Embed Graph

Bosch revenue breakdown by business segment: 7.1% from Energy and Building Technology, 22.7% from Consumer Goods, 60.6% from Mobility Solutions, 9.5% from Industrial Technology and 0.1% from Other

Bosch revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 28.4% from Asia, 17.5% from Americas, 52.8% from Europe and 1.4% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Embed Graph
Show all human capital metrics

Bosch Online and Social Media Presence

Embed Graph

Bosch News and Updates

Process Monitoring Software 2019 Global Market Key Players – INTRAVIS GmbH, Pixsys, SAP, Bosch Rexroth- Analysis and Forecast to 2024

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On-“Process Monitoring Software Market 2019 Global Industry – Key Players, Size, Trends, Opportunities, Growth- Analysis to 2024” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Top Makita, DEWALT, Ryobi & Bosch Tools Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2019 Deals: Power Tools, Cordless & Hammer Drill Sales Rounded Up by Consumer Walk

BOSTON, Nov. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The best drills, tools & tool box deals for Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2019 have been rounded up by the team at Consumer Walk. Links to the top Craftsman, Bosch, DEWALT, Makita & Ryobi tool deals for shoppers this year are listed below. Best tool &a…

Bosch cuts ties with Pitch@Palace as Prince Andrew stays on

Bosch are the latest company to end their association with Prince Andrew’s Pitch@Palace scheme, City A.M. has learnt. A spokesperson [...] The post Bosch cuts ties with Pitch@Palace as Prince Andrew stays on appeared first on CityAM.

Meat Grinders 2019 Global Market Key Players – Philips, Bosch, Puku, Conair Corporation- Analysis and Forecast to 2025

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On-“Meat Grinders Market 2019 Global Key Manufacturers Analysis, Sales, Supply, Demand and Forecast to 2025” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Top Dishwasher Black Friday Deals for 2019: Early Bosch, KitchenAid & Portable Dishwasher Deals Reviewed by Save Bubble

BOSTON, Nov. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Searching for the top dishwasher deals for Black Friday 2019? Deal reviewers at Save Bubble have published their list of the best early KitchenAid, Bosch & portable dishwasher deals for 2019. Find their updated list of links to deals below. Best...

Joseph A. Bosch joins Optimum Associates to lead its new Human Capital Consulting practice

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Oct. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimum Associates, an industry leader in executive coaching and leadership development, today announced that former PepsiCo and DIRECTV HR executive Joseph A. Bosch has joined the organization to head up its new Human Capital Consulting...
Show more

Bosch Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bosch founded?

    Bosch was founded in 1886.

  • Who are Bosch key executives?

    Bosch's key executives are Volkmar Denner, Stefan Asenkerschbaumer and Franz Fehrenbach.

  • How many employees does Bosch have?

    Bosch has 409,881 employees.

  • What is Bosch revenue?

    Latest Bosch annual revenue is €78.5 b.

  • What is Bosch revenue per employee?

    Latest Bosch revenue per employee is €191.4 k.

  • Who are Bosch competitors?

    Competitors of Bosch include Parker-Hannifin, Sensirion and Siemens.

  • Where is Bosch headquarters?

    Bosch headquarters is located at 1 Robert-Bosch-Platz, Gerlingen.

  • Where are Bosch offices?

    Bosch has offices in Gerlingen, Stuttgart, El Paso, Fairport and in 23 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bosch have?

    Bosch has 27 offices.