Bosch stands for the state of the art in automotive technology, and in this segment has produced a long series of pioneering technical achievements which make driving safer, cleaner, more economical, and more comfortable. Examples of such achievements include electronic engine management systems, high-pressure and clean diesel systems such as common rail, the ABS antilock braking system, the ESP® electronic stability program, and navigation and driver assistance systems. All these are innovations that we brought is as market innovator.
From our consumer goods and building technology sector, power tools are probably the best known products on the Indian market. Our industrial technology business includes Bosch Rexroth and Packaging Machinery. Bosch Rexroth, which we acquired in 2001, is one of the world’s leading suppliers for industrial technology such as hydraulics, pneumatics, assembly technology, as well as drives and controls. Also our packaging technology division is one of the leading manufacturers in its field.
In the 50+ years of its history, Bosch Limited has grown continuously, and has developed into a major player on the Indian market. While starting its business with spark plugs and fuel injection equipment many new products have been added. Important milestones of the more recent Bosch history in India were:
Start of production for new products at Bosch Limited - like Diesel distributor pumps in 1986, auto electric in 1989, hydraulics in 1990, power tools in1993, packaging machines in 1994, and car radios in 1999.
The bottom line is that the region’s dynamic growth needs a sustainable basis, and we can help
to bring this about. We are keenly aware of our ecological responsibility in the region – and this
responsibility also offers business opportunities. Through our products and services we are fully engaged in the region.