The electrical engineering and electronics industry is a very important part of the Bavarian economy. The regional organization of the ZVEI industry association stands for more than 250 companies with over 200,000 employees and an annual turnover of over 60 billion euros. Here are the three largest electrical engineering suppliers in Bavaria. They are also part of our list of the top 200 electrical engineering companies in Germany.
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1st place: Siemens AG, Munich/Berlin: 86.8 billion euros turnover (2019)
Siemens is a global corporation and one of the largest companies in the fields of electrical engineering and technology. There is hardly a country on earth without where Siemens doesn’t operate. The company has about 385,000 employees. Originally founded and based in Berlin in 1847, Munich became another main location of the group after the Second World War.
The range of Siemens electrical engineering solutions is enormous. Among other things, Siemens builds automation and drive technology for the process and manufacturing industry, produces medical technology, safety technology, or technical systems for rail vehicles and railway operations. But these are just a few examples from a broadly diversified production program.
2nd place: BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, Munich: 13.2 billion euros (2019)
BSH Hausgeräte already carries its product range in the company name. BSH stands for “Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances”. Typical household appliances are manufactured and sold under brands such as Siemens, Bosch, Neff, or Gaggenau that produce products like dishwashers, washing machines, stoves, refrigerators, small appliances, etc. BSH Hausgeräte sees itself as the largest manufacturer of household appliances in Europe.
Formerly a joint venture between Bosch and Siemens, BSH is now a wholly-owned Bosch subsidiary. BSH Hausgeräte has around 53,000 employees worldwide. It manufactures in Europe, the USA, Latin America, and Asia. In addition to the Munich headquarters, there are eight other locations in Germany, three of which are in Bavaria.
3rd place: Bosch Rexroth AG, Lohr am Main/Stuttgart, 6.2 billion euros in sales (2019)
Bosch Rexroth is officially based in Stuttgart, but its head office is located in Lohr am Main, Lower Franconia. The company was formed in 2001 through the merger of the Bosch Automation Technology Division and Mannesmann Rexroth AG. Bosch Rexroth is 100 percent owned by the Bosch Group.
The Bosch subsidiary deals with electric drives and controls, hydraulics (industrial hydraulics and mobile hydraulics), linear and assembly technology. In addition to Lohr am Main, Bosch Rexroth is represented at 17 other locations in Germany and in 38 countries worldwide. The company employs over 32,000 associates and sells in around 80 countries.
Picture source: Israel Palacio
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