About Bosch in the USA
Corporate information
Heritage and commitment
Research, development
and education
Automotive Technology
At Home
Industry and Trade
Solar Energy
Information for
Bosch has been in business since 1886, and has had a presence in the United States since 1906. 

The United States has played a vital role in Bosch’s history. Back in 1906, our founder, Robert Bosch, a man of enterprise and vision, believed that one of the products he developed -- the magneto ignition system -- would provide a technological innovation that would be enthusiastically accepted in the U.S. marketplace. The product was a great success.

Ever since, U.S. customers continue to warmly respond to Bosch innovation and quality. Robert Bosch established his company on the strength of a product—the magneto—that represented an innovative "leap forward" in its day. So, from the very start, Bosch has represented leading-edge modernity in technology -- but, at the same time, our founder also espoused timeless and humanistic values.

Throughout the company's history, Bosch has been guided by these values. Bosch continues to be a company dedicated to innovation and forward movement while solidly grounded in the energizing culture created by our founder.

Current business data
About Bosch in the USA 
Top of page