Bosch has been present in the UK since 1898 when Robert Bosch opened his first overseas office in London. Just nine years later, in 1907, the Bosch Magneto Company Ltd was founded with premises just off Oxford Street in London.
Bosch UK is part of the Bosch Group, a leading global supplier of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods building technology, which comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in over 60 countries. When taking into account Bosch Group’s sales and service partners, Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. Each year, Bosch spends roughly €4.2 billion on research and development in 2011, and applies for some 4,100 patents worldwide, averaging at 15 per day. With all its products and services, Bosch enhances the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial.