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Bosch to resume operations at its Adugodi and Koramangala facilities from May 08, 2017



Rele Ameet Shashikant
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Roohie Menon
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2017-05-07 | India | Corporate News

  • Bosch has the highest regard for environment protection and legal norms, as a precautionary measure, the decision to halt operations was announced
  • The Group, made a representation to the pollution control board authorities
  • Bosch has received clarification that the provisions dated in the Public Notification of May 05, 2017 are not applicable to the Group
  • As a responsible organization, Bosch has put in place and follows stringent environment standards that are practiced globally across production locations

Bengaluru, May 07, 2017: Bosch will resume operations at its Adugodi and Koramangala facilities beginning May 08, 2017. The Group, made a representation to the pollution control board authorities on May 06, 2017 and have received clarification that the provisions mentioned in the public notice dated May 05, 2017 was not applicable to the Group’s facilities.

“As a socially responsible organization the Bosch Group upholds the highest standards of environment protection and legality. Necessary sewage and effluent treatment measures have been implemented and are operational. We follow standards as has been defined globally. Having received clarification from the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) Bosch will commence operations at its location in Adugodi and Koramangala,” stated Mr. Soumitra Bhattacharya, president, Bosch Group India.

The decision to temporarily close operations was taken as the Group has the highest regard for environment protection and legality. Bosch India has been operating all of its facilities in accordance with the prescribed environmental norms. However, as a matter of abundant caution and to be in adherence with the law, the Group’s management in India decided to temporarily halt operations on May 6, 2017.

The Group, highly appreciates the support and quick clarification provided by the Karnataka State Government Authorities.Throughout its tenure in India, Bosch has been implementing and practicing socially and environmentally friendly practices. These practices have been adopted and discussed with relevant stakeholders from the state government. In the past, Bosch locations have been the recipient of recognition and awards pertaining to environmental friendly best practices. Bosch does not foresee any financial impact or turnover loss on account of this temporary closure.

About Bosch Group

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 389,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and En-ergy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its custom-ers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic ob-jective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 450 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers near-ly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs 59,000 associates in research and development.

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About Bosch in India

In India, Bosch is a leading supplier of technology and services in the areas of Mobility Solu-tions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. Addi-tionally, Bosch has in India the largest development center outside Germany, for end to end engineering and technology solutions. The Bosch Group operates in India through twelve companies, viz, Bosch Limited, Bosch Chassis Systems India Private Limited, Bosch Rexroth India Private Limited, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Private Limited, Bosch Automotive Electronics India Private Limited, Bosch Electrical Drives India Private Lim-ited, BSH Home Appliances Private Limited, ETAS Automotive India Private Limited, Robert Bosch Automotive Steering India Private Limited, Automotive Services and Solutions Private Limited, New Tech Filters India Private Limited and Mivin Engineering Technologies Private Limited. In India, Bosch set-up its manufacturing operation in 1951, which has grown over the years to include 18 manufacturing sites, and seven development and application centers. Bosch Group in India employs over 31,000 associates and generated consolidated revenue of about ₨.18,300 crores (1.8 billion euros)* in 2016 of which ₨. 12,950 crores* from third par-ty. The Group in India has close to 18,500 research and development associates.

In India, Bosch Limited is the flagship company of the Bosch Group. It earned revenue of over ₨. 10,500 crores in 2016.

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