The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. The company employs roughly 360,000 associates worldwide, and generated sales of 49 billion euros in 2014.The company operates in four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 400 subsidiary and regional companies in 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. Providing innovative products and services Bosch improves quality of life, at the same time arousing the enthusiasm of users.