Robert Bosch standing between his associates.
Our history

The story of our success

In 1886, Robert Bosch founded the “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering” in Stuttgart. This was the birth of today’s globally operating company. Right from the start, it was characterized by innovative strength and social commitment.

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Robert Bosch

Never forget your humanity, and respect human dignity in your dealings with others.

Robert Bosch, 1920

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Robert Bosch GmbH
Historische Kommunikation C/CGC-HC
Postfach 30 02 20
70442 Stuttgart

Königstraße 78
70173 Stuttgart