The Bosch brand name is famous the world over for its diverse products that impress by their top quality, dependability, first class handling, that are by-products of years of research and of the latest technology. Bosch has a global presence in the areas for car parts and accessories, automotive technology, diagnostics for repair shops, power tools for DIY enthusiasts, garden tools, household appliances, heating and hot water, Communication center, power tools for professionals, sensors and foundry – MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical System), security systems, packaging systems, and solar energy.
Being a leading world manufacturer of technologically made products and services, it has generated a total sale of 45.1 billion euros for the year 2008 from its 280,000 business associates. Comprised of a power tool division that is a world market leader for cordless electric power tools and its respective accessories, the division generated a record-breaking total sales of 3.15 billion or roughly 7%, of which 90% or 2. 8 billion was from sources outside of Germany. This division is composed of the famous and household name brands Bosch, Skil, and Dremel.
The main reason for the success of its power tool division is its unwavering focus on complete customer satisfaction through an extremely well paced integration of innovative and beneficial solutions provided for by its portable power tools, bench top tools, accessories, electric garden tools and measuring tools. By being able to launch over a 100 new power tools on the market each year, and applying for more than 3,000 patents worldwide, it has continually made its presence felt and known throughout the power tool industry as a force to be reckoned with.
In addition to this, Bosch allocates 3. 5 billion euros, or roughly about 8% of its sales revenue for research and development to continually come up with innovative products with the end purpose of enhancing the quality of life of its loyal customers. By such effects, it has helped spur the power tool industry to grow even further on, greatly benefiting the end consumer in return.
Bosch has a wide range of power tools that are suited for the DIY enthusiasts, as well as the professional users. Bosch power tools are the most in-demand of power tools of today capable of handling any type woodworking and metalworking jobs. With the right power tools from Bosch, DIY enthusiasts have twice as much fun doing home improvement or rebuilding projects that can be done in half the time. With more added options, Bosch tools are the ideal choice of professional contractors that need high-end equipments that are able to function precisely, flexibly, safely, and exceedingly more productive than other brands.
Alan Holtham shows you how to build a classic woodworking bench using just a few power and hand tools.
This is the first in the ‘Build it with Bosch’ Project series.