BSH Hausgeräte

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BSH Hausgeräte GmbH
Subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH
Industry Home appliances
Founded Germany 1967
Founder Bosch GmbH
Siemens AG
Headquarters Munich, Germany
Area served
Key people
Dr. Karsten Ottenberg (CEO)
Products Kettles
Vacuum cleaners
Hair dryers
Washing Machines
Hair straighteners
Clothes Dryers
Revenue € 9,8 billion (2012)
Number of employees
46,925 (2012)

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 9,8[1] 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.[2][3] In September 2014, Robert Bosch GmbH agreed to purchase Siemens' 50% stake in the joint venture for 3 billion Euros.[4]

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).

BSH Brands[edit]

Main Brands:

Special Brands:

Regional Brands:


  1. ^ [1] B/S/H Group Annual Report 2012
  2. ^ "Bosch History". BSH Home Appliances Corp. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 
  3. ^, Retrieved 2012-05-19
  4. ^ "Bosch To Buy Siemens' 50% Stake In BSH JV For About EUR 3 Bln". RTT News. 21 September 2014.