Bosch in Thailand promotes cultural exchange to celebrate 50 years anniversary of its charitable foundation
- Stuttgart Ballet to perform at Bangkok’s 16th International Festival of Dance and Music
Bangkok – This year, Bosch is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its charitable foundtaion, the Robert Bosch Stiftung. To celebrate this significant event in Thailand, the company is bringing the Stuttgart Ballet to Bangkok’s 16th International Festival of Dance and Music.
Being one of the major European foundations associated with a private company, the Robert Bosch Stiftung has managed the philanthropic bequest of company founder Robert Bosch for 50 years. It was his entrepreneurial vision, political farsightedness, moral fortitude and charitable initiatives that set the standards for the work of the Robert Bosch Stiftung.
The foundation invests approximately 70 million euros annually in supporting projects in the fields of international relations, education, society and culture, as well as health and science. Since its founding, the Robert Bosch Stiftung has spent over 1.2 billion euros for charitable projects in these areas.
To reminiscent the founding of the Stiftung, Bosch in Thailand is promoting an exchange of cultures by co-sponsoring the Stuttgart Ballet’s tour in Bangkok. The troupe has been one of the world’s most renowned companies in international dance for more than 50 years and will be performing from October 25 to 26, 2014, as part of Bangkok’s 16th International Festival of Dance and Music.
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About Bosch in Thailand
Bosch is represented in Thailand by four entities, with some 620 associates generating sales of 10 billion baht (247 million euros) in fiscal 2013. Bosch automotive spare parts, power tools, security systems, thermotechnology, drive and control technology and packaging technology are distributed in Thailand by Robert Bosch Limited. Automotive components are manufactured in the Amata City Industrial Estate in Rayong, while production of packaging machinery and service of hydraulic equipment and machinery are in the Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate in Chonburi. Additional information can be accessed at www.bosch.co.th and https://www.facebook.com/BoschThailand.
About Bosch worldwide
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In 2013, its roughly 281 ,000 associates generated sales of 46.1 billion euros. (NB: Due to a change in accounting policies, the 2013 figures can only be compared to a limited extent with the 2012 figures). Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Automotive Technology, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bose h GmbH and its roughly 360 subsidiaries and regional companies in so me 50 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, andsales network is the foundation for further growth. In 2013, the Bosch Group invested some 4.5 billion euros in research and development and applied for some 5,000 patents. This is an average of 20 patents per day. The Bosch Group’s products and services are designed to fascinate, and to improve the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is “Invented for life”. Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com and http://twitter.com/BoschPresse