BSH Hausgeräte GmbH (or BSH Home Appliances) is the largest manufacturer of home appliances in Europe and one of the leading companies in the sector worldwide. The group stemmed from a joint venture set up in 1967 between Robert Bosch GmbH (Stuttgart) and Siemens AG (Munich) and posted annual sales of 13.4 billion euros in the year 2018.
|Subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH|
|Uwe Raschke (CEO)|
|Revenue||€ 13.4 billion (2018)|
|Owner||Robert Bosch GmbH |
Number of employees
|Parent||Robert Bosch GmbH |
Today, BSH operates some 40 factories worldwide. Together with a global network of sales and customer service firms, the BSH conglomerate today is made up of about 80 companies in 50 countries, with a total workforce of about 61,000 people. In September 2014, Robert Bosch GmbH agreed to purchase Siemens' 50% stake in the joint venture for 3 billion euros.
The BSH product range includes large home appliances for cooking, dish-washing, laundry (washing and drying), refrigeration and freezing, as well as a multitude of small appliances, such as fully automatic espresso machines, floor care and hot water appliances (consumer products).
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- "Bosch To Buy Siemens' 50% Stake In BSH JV For About EUR 3 Bln". RTT News. 21 September 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-09-23.