BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte

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BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
Type Joint venture[1]
Industry Home appliances
Founded Germany 1967
Founder(s) Bosch GmbH
Siemens AG
Headquarters Munich, Germany
Area served Worldwide
Key people Dr. Karsten Ottenberg (CEO)
Products Kettles
Toasters
Vacuum cleaners
Hair dryers
Refrigerators
Washing Machines
Dishwashers
Mixers
Hair straighteners
Clothes Dryers
Stoves
Ovens
Revenue € 9,8 billion (2012)
Employees 46,925 (2012)
Website bsh-group.com

BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH, (or Bosch and Siemens Household Appliances, BSH) 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 9,8[2] billion Euros in the year 2012. Today, BSH operates 42 factories in 13 countries in Europe, the USA, Latin America and Asia. Together with a global network of sales and customer service firms, the BSH conglomerate today is made up of about 70 companies in 50 countries, with a total workforce of close to 47,000 people.[1][3]

The BSH product range covers a wide spectrum. It includes large home appliances for cooking, dishwashing, 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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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bosch History". BSH Home Appliances Corp. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 
  2. ^ [1] B/S/H Group Annual Report 2012
  3. ^ businessweek.com, Retrieved 2012-05-19