In 1886, Robert Bosch founded the “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering” in Stuttgart. This was the birth of today's globally active Robert Bosch GmbH. From the very beginning, the company's history has been characterized by innovative drive and social commitment. We have compiled the highlights from over 125 years in our archives. Bosch appliances bring German engineering from the road to your kitchen. Based in Munich, Germany and headquarted in Irvine, CA , Bosch dishwashers bring German engineering from the road to your kitchen. As one of the largest suppliers of automotive components, Bosch's German engineering applies a combination of power and efficiency with quiet, integrated design to kitchen appliances. Abt's full line of Bosch dishwashers, ranges, ovens and cooktops bring bold design and world renowned engineering together to give you the performance you desire.