We offer solutions any place where there are people and machines. We match people with products all over the world – by water, by air, and by land. We have been doing this successfully for more than 225 years. We develop solutions for today’s issues and for economic markets of the future. It is irrelevant whether our customers work on a drilling platform, sit on a tractor, or operate a packaging machine. If it moves, we keep it moving and service it. We are committed to movement. This is what makes us a leader and pioneer worldwide. We have distributors in 80 countries and about 45 production sites in more than 20 countries and on all five continents. You find us and our products everywhere on this planet.
Our variety is our strength. We continuously work on solutions that are safe, efficient, intelligent, and powerful in the areas of industrial automation, mobile applications, plant engineering and general engineering. Our wide-ranging technological offerings, digital services and comprehensive services make us ideal partners for machinery manufacturers and users. We also value variety within our organization. Headquartered in Lohr am Main, our company employs more than 29,000 people, including 5,000 from 49 foreign nations.
Lohr has been our home for more than 170 years. We feel connected to this location and our old iron forge that we used to operate here. Motion has been our focus since the beginning. We strive to move others forward and ourselves. Therefore, we have continued to expand our product selection over the past decades, developed markets and technology. Today, we are well established as a supplier of complete systems, uncontested industry leader, and creative visionary. We lead the way and, together with our employees, we blaze new trails.
We commit to the values espoused by our late business founder Robert Bosch everyday anew. We are socially responsibility and work towards the long-term success of our company, rather than short-term profits. We are committed to safeguard the livelihoods of current and future generations by advancing research and development in all markets. We work on the design of future industrial plants. We develop new automated and digitally connected networks and technologies. We help create a future that is more efficient, simple and profitable, and we seek to advance the sustainable development of our society. We need creative thinkers who want to generate change to help us achieve our goals.
Our employees love working here. It’s the work environment as well as our benefits. Our associates enjoy a great deal of freedom and are encouraged to implement their ideas as they see fit. We offer flexible and family-friendly work schedules, many opportunities for advancement, sound continuing education offerings, an international atmosphere, modern work environments, an open, non-hierarchical culture with open lines of communication, and great pay for great work. All in all, a work environment that people enjoy. With locations in Lohr am Main, Schweinfurt, Volkach, and Augsfeld, we also offer an attractive living environment that offers urban flair and rural idyll at the same time. This fits our self-image as a deeply rooted global player. We move the world based out of the Mainfranken region.