Bosch Limited is one of the leading manufacturer and trader of automotive products in India and abroad. The company manufactures industrial, consumer goods, automotive, energy, and building technology products. Industrial Technology, Automotive Technology and Consumer Goods and Building Technology are the three prime sectors of its operation.
The company is engaged in producing fuel injection systems of gasoline and diesel, auto electricals, packaging machines, automotive aftermarket products, special purpose machines, electric power tools and security systems. Company’s 70.49% of stake is held by Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions and Robert Bosch GmbH.
There are manufacturing facilities of the company at Nashik, Naganathapura, Goa, Bangalore and Jaipur. All the plants are certified with TS 16949 and ISO 14001. Bosch Limited, a subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, was founded in 1951 with the name Motor Industries Company Ltd and is headquartered in Bengaluru, India.
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In 1953, Motor Industries Company Ltd commissioned the manufacturing at the plant at Bangalore. Spark plugs, single-cylinder diesel fuel injection pumps & nozzle-holders were started to be manufactured from 1954. Manufacturing of multi-cylinder diesel fuel injection pumps had been started from 1956.
In 1972, for enhancing and expanding the manufacturing rate, a second plant was established at Nashik for nozzle and nozzle holders. Manufacturing of special purpose machine and tools was started from 1981 by the company. Auto electricals and hydraulic products were started to be manufactured in the year 1989.
A plant at Naganathapura was set up for starter motors, alternators and auto electricals for expanding the manufacture with greater speed in 1990. Bosch electric power tools were started to be manufactured from 1993. A year later, manufacturing packaging machines for food delivery purposes was adopted by the company. Blaupunkt car audio systems were introduced by the company in 1996. Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Ltd, a subsidiary of the company was established in 1998 for catering the Business Service and IT-Engineering needs of the Bosch World. The fourth manufacturing plant was established by the company at Jaipur for manufacturing distribution pump for meeting domestic as well as export demands.
In 2001, Rexroth was acquired by the company, resulting as its uplift to the leading position in drive, control and motion technology. Security technology products were introduced by the company in India in 2003. Establishing Bosch Chassis Systems India, the company was uplifted to the leading position of automotive brake system in the country. The company started manufacturing of Common Rail System in 2006.
Car Multimedia Aftermarket Business was sold by the company to M/s. Aurelius AG, in March 2009. A4000 Pump meeting BS3 norms of Commercial Vehicles in India was launched by the company in 2010. For its Anti Lock Braking System technology, Bosh in 2010 was awarded the ‘Automotive Technology of the Year’ for its remarkable recognition and contributions in the automotive industry. The company achieved the ‘Car and Bike” award in 2011 and 2012 consecutively.
In 2013, a SAFETY DRIVE symposium was organized by Bosch and WABCO INDIA in 2013. Country’s first DYI square was inaugurated by the company in 2013 at Bangalore. The company intervened the Energy and Building Solutions business in India in 2014. Bosch Software Innovations introduced the Asia-Pacific software suite, with a higher technocracy.
A two-acre power tool plant at Oragadam was inaugurated by the company in 2015. In the same year, the InterSolar award was achieved by the company. 2015 bought another success when the company inaugurated a 12 MW solar project for the Cochin International Airport Limited. Along with that, an MoU was signed between the company and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 2015.
An approval from the directors of the company came into the forefront on February 2016, regarding the transfer of Starter Motors and Generator, in the hands of Bosh’s solely owned subsidiary Robert Bosch Starter Motors Generators Holding GmbH. Bosch, this year brought mobility solutions in the Indian market.
How Bosch Ltd, is categorized as Auto Ancillary Sector and Ancillary - Engine Parts Industry:
The swiftly globalising world is cracking up newer avenues for the transportation industry, which makes the Auto ancillary sector to be significant for the coming years. Especially transportation is about to create a shift towards electric, electronic and hybrid cars. This is considered more efficient, safe and reliable modes of transportation. Hence, over the next decade, this will lead to newer verticals and opportunities for auto-component manufacturers, especially companies that involve in manufacturing Batteries.
Bosch Ltd is categorized as an Auto Ancillary Sector and Ancillary - Engine Parts Industry. This industry includes companies that are involved in manufacturing engine parts for customers who are in the engineering field.
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