BSH Home Appliances Group, Europe’s largest home appliances manufacturer and one of the world’s leading companies in the sector today announced the sale of their 1 millionth washing machine unit in India. BSH has seen a huge surge coming from the metro cities in South India and the smaller towns are now openly accepting Front Load as a washing machine format
BSH entered the Indian market in the year 2010. The company started off by importing Siemens products into the country. Soon after that, they launched Bosch appliances across categories and targeted the mass premium market. With Bosch, they entered the Washing machines, Refrigerators and Dishwashers categories as well as developed India-specific appliances.
All Bosch and Siemens washing machines introduced from the Chennai factory are 5 Star rated. Backed by best-in-class German Engineering and innovations for the Indian markets, BSH develops products to cater to Indian homes.
Speaking on the company’s latest sales milestone, Neeraj Bahl, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BSH India said, “India is an important market for BSH globally.This breakthrough helps us to constantly work towards offering superior quality products to our consumers, who are always our first priority. In line with our commitment to the Indian market, BSH has continuously innovated, with uniquefeatures localized for Indian customers as well as developed global first product extensions. We would like to thank our valuable customers for their trust and support leading us to achieve this milestone within such a short span of time.”
2014 represented BSH’s first milestone in India with the launch of a front load washing machine in the 7 kg category, manufactured from its state-of-the-art facility in Chennai. In April 2018, the plant completed the production of 5 Lakh washing machines and last year, Bosch launched top loaders washing machines in India as its first market, prior to its global launch.
BSH has been instrumental in transforming the lifestyle of Indian consumers with their innovative German Technology perfected for India.The brand’s washing machines are equipped with a host of innovative features including i-DOS:Detergent dose dispensing technology; AntiTangle, ExpressWash,VarioDrum, etc. customized for the Indian homes. As laundry experts, Bosch’s #NoDamage technology encompassing front loading and top loader washing machines maintains the quality of fabrics, without causing any damage.
About BSH Hausgeräte GmbH
BSH Hausgeräte GmbH is the largest manufacturer of home appliances in Europe and is ranked number 3 in the sector worldwide. Today, BSH operates in about 42 factories in 13 countries in Europe, the USA, Latin America and Asia. Together with a global network of sales and customer service firms, the BSH family is today made up of about 70 companies in 46 countries, with a total workforce of nearly 61,000 people. It had a turnover of 13.4 billion Euros in 2018.
With a portfolio of 13 brands, BSH covers a wide range of consumer needs. Alongside the Global Brands Bosch and Siemens as well as Gaggenau and Neff, the portfolio comprises the Local brands, namely Thermador, Balay, Coldex, Constructa, Pitsos, Profilo.
BSH is a company of the Bosch Group.