2: Few words about the company… multinational engineering and electronics company headquarter: Gerlingen, Germany. the worlds largest supplier of automotive components. core products: automotive components (including brakes, controls, electrical drives, electronics, fuel systems, generators, starter motors and steering systems) industrial products (including drives and controls, packaging technology) consumer goods and building products (including household appliances, power tools, security systems and thermotechnology)
3: The history… 1886 to 1901 1886 - Opening of Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering in Stuttgart on 15 November 1887 - First low-voltage magneto from Bosch for stationary petrol engines 1897 - First low-voltage magneto ignition for motor vehicle internal combustion engines
4: 1901 - First plant in Stuttgart 1901 - First plant in Stuttgart 1910 - Opening of plant in Stuttgart-Feuerbach 1913 - Start of production of headlights 1927 - First diesel fuel injection pump 1929 - First TV Set from Fernseh AG division 1932 - First power drill from Bosch 1942 - Death of the company founder Robert Bosch on 12 March 1964 - Robert Bosch Foundation 1976 - First oxygen sensors 1982 - Company acquires photographic equipment division from Braun AG 1986 - Traction control system (TCS) on the market 1995 - First Electronic Stability Control - Electronic Stability Program (ESP) 1997 - Common rail diesel fuel injection 2000 - DI-Motronic gasoline direct injection system 2000 - Acquisition of Rexroth
5: 2001 to present 2001 to present 2003 - Acquisition of Buderus AG 2004 - Third-generation common rail diesel injection for cars, with piezo injectors 2004 - Bosch opens new Technology Center in Abstatt 2007 - The Bosch Communications Systems business unit is created to manage the brands and products of former Telex Communications 2008 - Tata Nano, the ,500 Peoples Car powered by Bosch-designed engine is unveiled at Auto Expo in New Delhi. 2009 - Robert Bosch acquires Akustica 2012 - Purchased SPX Service Solutions 2012 - Shanti Auto Electricals, Budaun 2013 - Bosch announced, it will exit its solar business
7: Bosch has more than 350 subsidiaries across over 60 countries and its products are sold in around 150 countries. Bosch has more than 350 subsidiaries across over 60 countries and its products are sold in around 150 countries. Almost all Bosch locations are both ISO 9001 certified (quality) and ISO 14001 certified (environmental protection). In addition to that, their management is compliant with OHSAS 18001 Bosch employs around 306,000 people and had revenues of approximately 52. 5 billion in 2012. In 2012 it invested around 4. 8 billion in research and development and applied for around 4,800 patents worldwide.
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