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New Thermotechnology Plant in Mexico



Thermotechnology division

New plant for instantaneous gas water heaters in Tepotzotlan, Mexico

Boost for hot water business in the Mexican and Latin American growth markets

  • Star of production in June 2015; full operation in early 2017.
  • Total investment of some 5 million euros.
  • Roughly 100 new jobs to be created by 2016.

Tepotzotlan, Mexico – The Bosch Thermotechnology division set up a new manufacturing facility at Tepotzotlan in the Mexico City region on August 28, 2015. Some 20 associates have been producing instantaneous gas water heaters for the Mexican and Latin American growth markets at the new site since June 2015, with full operation planned for early 2017. Some 5 million euros are to be invested. Bosch plans to create some 100 new jobs at the plant by 2016 in to-tal, 70 of them in production and 20 in administration.

The new site will produce instantaneous gas water heaters with a power output range from 8 to 23 kilowatts. The open flue appliances will be sold under the Junkers and Bosch brands in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Chile.

“Our new Tepotzotlan site will secure us clear advantages when it comes to competitiveness and positioning in one of the most attractive growth markets for domestic hot water technology,” said Uwe Glock, president of the Bosch Thermotechnology division. “We can now offer our products at significantly lower logistics costs, as well as adapt them even better to the requirements of the Mex-ican and Latin American markets.”

Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs some 28,700 associates in more than 100 locations, as of April 1, 2015. In 2014, Bosch generated consolidated sales of $12.6 billion in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. For more information, visit and .

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.

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-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.

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