“The elimination of manual operations for the measurement of OEE parameters has resulted into significant cycle time reduction. Based on the results achieved with this solution, we are considering its extension to other countries outside Europe.”
Stuttgart and Munich, Germany— BSH Boschund Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH, a joint venture between Robert Bosch GmbH in Stuttgart and Siemens AG in Munich since 1967, is a global group with approximately 9 billion Euro turnover in 2010. With a worldwide network of agencies and customer service companies, BSH currently includes 70 companies in 46 countries, employing over 43,000 people. BSH is the biggest household appliance manufacturer in Germany and Europe, and one of the industry leaders worldwide. Besides the main brands Bosch and Siemens, the BSH portfolio encompasses large and small household appliances, floor cleaning equipment and water heaters. Business management and development are driven by a clear strategic focus on quality and innovation. BSH offers well crafted products and the added value they bring to customers in terms of performance, comfort and ease of use. With this approach, the company promotes long-term customer satisfaction and trust in BSH brands.