BSH Spain is a benchmark in the Spanish appliance market with brands such as Bosch, Siemens and Balay and has an average workforce of 4,680 people. With seven factories in Spain, a central warehouse and six competence centers develop technologies for the entire Group. Innovation, business excellence and respect for the environment are some of the bases on which its activities are based.
BSH Spain acts with responsibility and always taking into account the impacts that its activity has on society and the environment. For proper control and continuous improvement in matters of Corporate Responsibility, the company has a strategic plan since 2012. It is added to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, approved in 2015, and added to its path of corporate responsibility .
In 2017, BSH has taken another step to start collaborating with startups that offer proven solutions or knowledge, helping to develop them, evaluate them and adapt them to the needs of a real company. It is a boost to innovation processes through cooperation with the business ecosystem of the environment, taking advantage of the already established links and generating new ones for BSH to consolidate itself as a driving company in the innovation sector.
BSH has begun to transform digitally. By 2030, the company wants to be a leading company in digital services in the connected home. BSH wants to evolve from being an appliance manufacturer to offering, in addition, digital services. However, your appliances will continue to be the basis of the business and the success of the company. Looking to the future, both its products and digital services must continue to be the focus of attraction for users seeking exceptional quality, reliability and reference features.
For 14 consecutive years BSH has led the national ranking of companies in patent applications. There is a large team of people who work on the development of the products to be launched in the future and that generate a large number of ideas that can be protected by patents. All these ideas are analyzed and valued to request only those that have a strategic relevance for the company. In 2017, the company was, according to the activities report of 2018 of the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM), the first company in the ranking of patent applicants with 81 first applications.