BSH Hausgeräte

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[1] billion euros in the year 2018.

BSH Hausgeräte GmbH
Subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH
IndustryHome appliances
FoundedGermany 1967
FounderBosch GmbH
Siemens AG
HeadquartersMunich, Germany
Area served
Key people
Uwe Raschke (CEO)
ProductsHome appliances
Revenue€ 13.4 billion (2018)
OwnerRobert Bosch GmbH 
Number of employees
61,000 (2018)
ParentRobert 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.[1] In September 2014, Robert Bosch GmbH agreed to purchase Siemens' 50% stake in the joint venture for 3 billion euros.[2]

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).

BSH brands

Global brands:

Local brands:

Label brands:

  • Junker
  • Viva


  1. "BSH Successfully Continues Strategic Transformation into Hardware+ Company". BSH Home Appliances Group. Retrieved 2019-04-11.
  2. "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.

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