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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. It offers solutions for smart homes and cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. The company focuses on 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
Overall CultureA

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)395,034
Job Openings6,008
Revenue (FY, 2020)€71.5 B(-8%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Bosch

Volkmar Denner

Volkmar Denner

CEO, Chairman of the Board of Management
Michael Bolle

Michael Bolle

CTO, CDO, Member of the Board of Management
Stefan Asenkerschbaumer

Stefan Asenkerschbaumer

Deputy Chairman of the Board of Management
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
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Bosch Office Locations

Bosch has offices in Gerlingen, Abstatt, Braunschweig, Chemnitz and in 79 other locations
Gerlingen, DE (HQ)
1 Robert-Bosch-Platz
Abstatt, DE
Robert-Bosch-Allee
Braunschweig, DE
Theodor-Heuss-Straße 12
Chemnitz, DE
Beckerstraße 31
Düsseldorf, DE
Theodorstraße 293
Elchingen, DE
Glockeraustraße 2
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Bosch Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1886
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Bosch Revenue

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Bosch's revenue was reported to be €71.49 b in FY, 2020 which is a 8% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

71.5b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

(8%)

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

22.5b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

31.5%

Net income (FY, 2020)

749.0m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

1.7b

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

9.0b
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

70.6b73.1b78.1b78.5b77.7b71.5b

Revenue growth, %

44%4%7%1%(1%)(8%)

Cost of goods sold

46.7b47.7b50.2b51.7b53.2b48.9b

Gross profit

23.9b25.4b27.9b26.8b24.5b22.5b
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

3.7b4.8b4.5b4.7b4.6b9.0b

Accounts Receivable

13.2b14.4b15.0b14.9b14.0b13.7b

Prepaid Expenses

179.0m208.0m204.0m237.0m229.0m186.0m

Inventories

9.7b9.9b10.1b11.0b11.0b10.5b
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

3.5b2.4b3.3b3.6b2.1b749.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

4.4b4.2b4.3b4.3b5.3b4.9b

Inventories

(148.0m)(148.0m)(787.0m)(1.1b)(92.0m)238.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

6.0b6.1b6.8b7.3b6.6b9.0b
EURFY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

188.4k

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Bosch Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Patent Applications

5.42 k5.34 k5.81 k6 k5.93 k

Engineering Centers

118120125130126129

Countries

606060606060

Web-enabled Products Sold

38 m52 m
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Bosch Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal 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€546.4 m
Health Hero NetworkDecember 19, 2007
TeleAlarmOctober 03, 2006
Telex CommunicationsJune 28, 2006$420 m
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Bosch Revenue Breakdown

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Bosch revenue breakdown by business segment: 26.1% from Consumer Goods, 58.9% from Mobility Solutions, 7.2% from Industrial Technology, 7.7% from Energy and Building Technology and 0.1% from Other

Bosch revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 53.1% from Europe, 16.5% from Americas, 29.0% from Asia and 1.4% from Other

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Bosch Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

73/100

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Bosch Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Bosch Online and Social Media Presence

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Bosch Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    88/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    84/100

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Bosch News and Updates

Bosch is planning further job cuts in several plants

Stuttgart (dpa) - The technology group Bosch is planning to cut around 700 full-time positions at its Bühl / Bühlertal site in Baden.

Bosch Automotive Steering to invest HUF 52.5 bln in Hungary

German-owned Bosch Automotive Steering will spend a combined HUF 52.5 billion on three investments at its base in Maklár (108 km northeast of Budapest, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said.

原标题:国轩高科收购博世集团哥廷根工厂,建欧洲新能源基地

电车汇消息:近日,国轩高科官方宣布,已与博世集团正式签约,收购博世集团位于德国哥廷根的工厂,建立国轩高科在欧洲的首个新能源生产运营基地。这意味着国轩高科正式在欧洲开展本地化生产。

Bosch prüft Schließung seines Werks in München

Zur Debatte steht die Zukunft des Standorts München Berg am Laim. Der Grund sei der bevorstehende Wandel vom Verbrenner zum elektrischen Antrieb.

Trade Minister: Bosch Automotive Steering Expands North Hungary Plant

Bosch Automotive Steering Bosch is expanding its plant in Maklár, in northern Hungary, with three investments totaling 52.5 billion forints (EUR 146m) that will create 180 jobs, the minister of foreign affairs and trade said on Friday.

Bosch Building Technologies et Idemia nouent un partenariat en matière de contrôle d'accès biométrique

Les capteurs biométriques sans contact de l'entreprise française Idemia vont être intégrés dans les installations de Bosch Building Technologies, telles que des dispositifs de vidéosurveillance et de contrôle d'accès.
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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, Michael Bolle and Stefan Asenkerschbaumer.

  • How many employees does Bosch have?

    Bosch has 395,034 employees.

  • What is Bosch revenue?

    Latest Bosch annual revenue is €71.5 b.

  • What is Bosch revenue per employee?

    Latest Bosch revenue per employee is €181 k.

  • Who are Bosch competitors?

    Competitors of Bosch include Wood, Continental and Parker Hannifin.

  • Where is Bosch headquarters?

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

  • Where are Bosch offices?

    Bosch has offices in Gerlingen, Abstatt, Braunschweig, Chemnitz and in 79 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bosch have?

    Bosch has 92 offices.