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Bosch in Austria

In Austria, the Bosch group employs about 2,900 associates. Since 1969 Bosch in Austria has been responsible for commercial sales in a number of East European countries. The Bosch group in Austria encompasses 9 companies: Robert Bosch AG (the biggest company of the Bosch Group in Austria), Bosch Industriekessel Austria GmbH, Bosch Rexroth GmbH, Bosch General Aviation Technology GmbH, ITK Engineering GmbH, Schoeller Bleckmann Medizintechnik GmbH, BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, Zeno Track GmbH, and Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems GmbH & Co KG (Joint venture).


Bosch Group

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). The company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. 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 deliver innovations for a connected life. 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.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 59,000 associates in research and development.

The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering.” The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant upfront investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH.

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History Teaser


In 1886, Robert Bosch founded the “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering” in Stuttgart. This was the birth of today's globally active Robert Bosch GmbH. Learn more about the history of Bosch in Austria.


Facts and figures 2016

Year of foundation:
Worldwide: 1886
Austria: about 2,900
Worldwide: 389,281
Austria: 16
Austria: 1,163 million euros
Worldwide: 73.1 billion euros
Research and development cost:
Worldwide: 7 billion euros

Business sectors and divisions