Styrkelse af renoveringsvirksomheden for startere og generatorer
Stuttgart den 31. januar 2008, monopolmyndighederne har givet Bosch grønt lys til at overtage Holger Christiansen A/S. Derefter, og med underskrivelsen af en tilsvarende aftale af Hella KGaA Hueck & Co, overtager Robert Bosch Investment Nederland B.V. Holger Christiansen A/S, Esbjerg, samt alle virksomhedens datterselskaber og de to brands HC–Parts og Cargo. Holger Christiansen A/S renoverer startere og generatorer og handler med autoelektriske reservedele. Virksomheden vil blive integreret i Bosch divisionen Automotive Aftermarket.
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology, some 260,000 associates generated sales of 43.7 billion euros in fiscal 2006. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 300 subsidiary and regional companies in over 50 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spends more than three billion euros each year for research and development, and in 2006 applied for over 3,000 patents worldwide. The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861–1942) as "Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering."
The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant up–front investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety–two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust. The remaining shares and voting rights are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH.
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