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Bosch starts construction of a new boiler production facility in Saratov region



Юлия Голубцова
Robert Bosch OOO
Phone: +7 (495) 560-94-42
Fax: +7 (495) 560-99-99


06-06-2013 | Russia | Corporate News

Expanding international presence: Bosch starts construction of a new boiler production facility in Saratov region. Saratov region governor Radayev attends ceremony

  • Total investment will exceed 20 million euros
  • Start of production planned for first quarter 2014
  • 190 job opportunities by 2016

Engels – The Bosch Group laid the foundation stone for its new Thermotechnology production site in Engels. Bosch and Buderus branded industrial hot water and domestic heating boilers will be produced there starting in the first quarter of 2014. The global supplier of technology and services will invest more than 20 million euros in the site. “The new factory will meet the growing needs of our Russian governmental, commercial, and residential customers for reliable and modern boilers from our brands Bosch and Buderus,” said Gerhard Pfeifer, Bosch Group representative in Russia and the CIS. The facility will create 190 new job opportunities by 2016. The ceremony was attended by Valery Radayev governor of the Saratov Region, as well as by Dmitry Lobanov head of the municipal district of Engels.

The new plant is being built on the existing Bosch production site in Engels. A new 8,000-square-meter facility will house production of six models of three-way boilers with a capacity of 2.5 MW to 6.5 MW for industrial use. Furthermore, more than 30 models of Bosch and Buderus wall-hung gas boilers with a capacity of 18 kW to 35 kW for heating and hot water will be produced there.

Bosch has been present in the Saratov Region, 850 km from Moscow, since 1996. Today, business units engaged in the production of automotive components and power tools are active in Engels, employing 1,500 associates.

The first Bosch products appeared on the Russian market in 1904. Today the company provides a wide range of quality products and services in the areas of automotive equipment and spare parts, power tools, heating technology, security systems, industrial packaging equipment and integrated system solutions for the automation of manufacturing processes. There are seven Bosch plants in Russia: a BSH Household appliances plant for producing of washing machines and refrigerators in Leningrad Region, and power tools, auto parts, heating equipment, radiators plants in Engels, Saratov Region, and an automotive technology plant in the Samara Region.

In the fiscal year 2016, Bosch achieved revenue of 1,05 billion euros in Russia, which is 4% more than in fiscal year 2015. Bosch employs 3,240 personnel in the country (as of January 1, 2017). Since 2014 the headquarters of the Bosch Group in the CIS countries, Ukraine and Georgia is located in the town of Khimki, Moscow Region.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). 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 Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. 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 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 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers nearly 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 some 59,000 associates in research and development.

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