Event #Bosch Group

Press briefing at Hannover Messe 2018


Factory of the future

  • What does the factory of the future look like? How do humans, robots and machines work together? What is the role of data, software and artifical intelligence? Take a glance at tomorrow's connected production and logistics, as well as industry 4.0 services at Hannover Messe 2018 (hall 17, booth A40).
  • On Monday, April 23 from 1 to 2 p.m., you will meet three Bosch industry 4.0 experts for a press briefing and a short highlight tour of the booth: Dr.-Ing. Stefan Hartung, Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH, Dr. Stefan Aßmann, Head of Bosch Connected Industry, Robert Bosch GmbH, Rolf Najork, Chairman of the Executive Board, Bosch Rexroth AG


Hannover Messe (hall 17, booth A40)

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Contact person

  • Katharina Hogh-Binder

    Katharina Hogh-Binder

    Spokesperson for IoT, connectivity topics as well as Energy and Building Technology, Consumer Goods – connected energy, connected buildings and smart homes

About Bosch

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 402,600 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2021). The company generated sales of 78.7 billion euros in 2021. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. 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 440 subsidiary and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. With its more than 400 locations worldwide, the Bosch Group has been carbon neutral since the first quarter of 2020. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 128 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 76,100 associates in research and development, of which more than 38,000 are software engineers.

The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861–1942) as “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering.” The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant upfront investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-four percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The remaining shares are held by Robert Bosch GmbH and by a corporation owned by the Bosch family. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust.

Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com, www.iot.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com, www.twitter.com/BoschPress.

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