The Bosch Group is a global supplier of technology and services that operates 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.

Gerlingen, DE
Size (employees)
389,300 (est)+4%
Bosch was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Gerlingen, DE
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Key People/Management at Bosch

Volkmar Denner

Volkmar Denner

Chairman and CEO
Franz Fehrenbach

Franz Fehrenbach

Stefan Asenkerschbaumer

Stefan Asenkerschbaumer

Deputy Chairman of Management Board and Head of Finance & Controlling
Christoph Michael Kübel

Christoph Michael Kübel

President of Legal, HR & Social Svcs, Compliance & Intellectual Property & Member of Board of Mgmt

Bosch Office Locations

Bosch has offices in Gerlingen, Anatoliki Attiki, Saint-Thégonnec, Valbonne and in 22 other locations
Gerlingen, DE (HQ)
1 Robert-Bosch-Platz
Asse, BE
580 Z.5 Mollem
Tienen, BE
80 Hamelendreef
Chengdu Shi, CN
1268 Tian Fu Da Dao Zhong Duan
Saint-Thégonnec, FR
16 Rue des Écoles
Valbonne, FR
Le Paros 25 Allée Pierre Ziller
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Bosch Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

Bosch's latest valuation is reported to be $9.3 b.

Bosch Financials

Bosch's revenue was reported to be €73.13 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3.6% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

73.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

25.4 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

2.4 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

3.3 b

Market valuation

9.3 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

4.8 b


12.9 b
EURFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


46.1 b49 b70.6 b73.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

30.5 b32 b46.7 b47.7 b

Gross profit

15.6 b17 b23.9 b25.4 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


5.5 b3.7 b4.8 b

Accounts Receivable

8.8 b13.2 b14.4 b


7.2 b9.7 b9.9 b

Current Assets

25.3 b33.6 b33.6 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Depreciation and Amortization

2.3 b4.4 b4.2 b


(385 m)(148 m)(148 m)

Accounts Payable

(457 m)(489 m)757 m

Cash From Operating Activities

3.8 b6 b6.1 b
EURY, 2016


3.9 x


2.1 x


0.2 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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Bosch Operating Metrics

Bosch's Patent Applications was reported to be 4.6 k in FY, 2014.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


50 60 60

Engineering Centers

118 120

Patent Applications

4.60 k
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Bosch Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
AS Abwicklung und Solar-Service Deutschland GmbH i.L.
Telex Communications, Inc
Robert Bosch GmbH
ITK Engineering
ProSyst Software
Health Hero Network(Bosch Healthcare)
Ampack GmbH
AS Abwicklung und Solar-Service AG i.L.
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Bosch News and Updates

Intelligent Video (IV) Global Market 2018: Key Players – IBM, Cisco Systems, Inc, Robert Bosch GmbH, Axis Communications AB, Siemens

Intelligent Video (IV) -Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities and Analysis Of Top Key Player Forecast To 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Automotive Electronics Market will grow in the upcoming year with players: Robert Bosch, Denso, ZF Friedrichshafen, Continental AG

If you are involved in the Automotive Electronics industry or intend to be, then this study will provide you comprehensive outlook. It’s vital you keep your market knowledge up to date segmented by Passenger Cars & Commercial Vehicles, Engine Controls, Ignition System Controls. Posted via Indust…

Bosch & EnBW Bring Battery-Based Energy Storage Facility Online At Heilbronn Coal-Fired Power Plant

The Germany-based utility EnBW and the auto parts supplier Bosch have now brought online a new battery-based energy storage project at the Heilbronn coal-fired power plant

Light Vehicle Instrumentation and Cockpits Market Globally Expected to Drive Growth through 2025

Persistence Market Research has announced the addition of the “Light Vehicle Instrumentation and Cockpits Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2017-2025"report to their offering Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Coffee Machine Technology Market 2018 Share, Key Players and Growth Rate Report 2025 added “Coffee Machine Market - Global Trends, 2017 Analysis and 2025 Forecasts” report to its research database. This Report is spread across 150 Pages and Supported by 10 Company Leaders. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Tablet Packing Machine Market to Incur Rapid Extension During 2017 to 2027

Future Market Insights has announced the addition of the “Tablet Packing Machine Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2017-2027"report to their offering. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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