Bosch’s Support For Crewe Engineering & Design UTC
About The Bosch Group
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. Its roughly 360,000 associates worldwide (as at April 1, 2015) generated sales of 49 billion euros in 2014. The company’s operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including its sales and service partners, Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. In 2014, Bosch applied for some 4,600 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to create solutions 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 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 up-front investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. 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. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH.
Bosch In The UK
In the UK, Bosch has been present since 1898, when Robert Bosch opened the company’s first office outside Germany. Every business sectors of Bosch has a presence in the UK. The company employs approximately 5,000 associates across 41 sites in the UK. In 2014, Bosch generated a UK revenue of £1.9 billion. Automotive technology is the largest Bosch Business Sector and is of major importance to us.
Potential Bosch Careers
As mainly technology and services company, engineers are the driving force at Bosch and they are essential for our future development. In the development of a wider talent pool, Bosch has always taken a proactive approach to local education.
Employees at Bosch locations across the UK work closely with young people to help them experience engineering first-hand. Bosch Rexroth, based in Glenrothes and St. Neots, for example, supports JCB Academy activities working with students aged between 16 and 18 years old.
Why Crewe Engineering & Design UTC Is Important
We are enthusiastic about supporting students of the Crewe Engineering & Design UTC in the same way as we are supporting other UTCs and we want to inspire an interest in engineering and technology in the local area. We believe it will benefit major industry and SMEs in their overall supply chain and build up a wider pool of engineers, designers and craftsmen that are equipped to work within the UK’s significant automotive sector.
For more information about The Bosch Group www.bosch.co.uk[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]