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 up-front 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.
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. From the very beginning, the company's history has been characterized by innovative drive and social commitment. We have compiled the highlights from over 125 years in our archives.
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Nature of BusinessManufacturer
Total Number of Employees1001 to 2000 People
Year of Establishment1993
Legal Status of FirmLimited Company (Ltd./Pvt.Ltd.)
Annual TurnoverRs. 500 - 1000 Crore
HSN CodeHSN Description
84133010Pumps for liquids, whether or not fitted with a measuring device; liquid elevators - fuel, lubricating or cooling medium pumps for internal combustion piston engines: injection pumps for diesel engines
84213990Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus for gases: other: other
84672900Tools for working in the hand, pneumatic, hydraulic or with self-contained electric or non-electric motor - pneumatic - with self-contained electric motor: other
85111000Electrical ignition or starting equipment of a kind used for spark-ignition or compression-ignition internal combustion engines (for example, ignition magnetos, magneto-dynamos, ignition coils, sparking plugs and glow plugs, starter motors); generators (for example, dynamos, alternators) and cutouts of a kind used in conjunction with such engines sparking plugs
85161000Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters; electric space heating apparatus and soil heating apparatus; electrothermic hair-dressing apparatus (for example, hair dryers, hair curlers, curling tong heaters) and hand dryers; electric smoothing irons; other electro-thermic appliances of a kind used for domestic purposes; electric heating resistors, other than those of heading 8545 electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters