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Bosch establishes Representative Office in Phnom                                         30 September 2010
Penh                                                                                     RBSI/COM

    Cambodia is a future growth market for Bosch
    Positive headway for Bosch in Cambodia with the awarding of a major
    governmental project contract and corporate social contribution

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 30 September 2010 – The Bosch Group - a
leading global supplier of technology and services in the areas of automotive
and industrial technology, consumer goods and building technology – today
announced the establishment of a representative office in Phnom Penh.

Mr Cem Peksaglam, President and Managing Director of Robert Bosch
(Southeast Asia) Pte Ltd, said “With the expansion of our business activities
over the years in the country, this is an opportune time for us to further tap on
the growth potential of the Cambodian market.”

Mr Peksaglam added, “The setup of a representative office will help us to
better manage local operations and enhance the level of support to our local

Growth and focus in 2010
Bosch first ventured into Cambodia in 2004 via its Power Tools business
division. This was followed by its Automotive Aftermarket and Security
Systems business divisions a year later. All three business divisions have
demonstrated progressive growth in their business operations over the

The Automotive Aftermarket business division currently has three Bosch Car
Service workshops in the country, with plans to add more workshops in the
coming years. In the area of Power Tools, Bosch will introduce more
innovative products for the local market. Security Systems will be exploring
business potential in new industries, such as hospitality.

Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd   E-mail   Vivien Goh
11 Bishan Street 21          Phone +65 6571 2060              Senior Manager,
Singapore 573943             Fax   +65 6571 2055              Corporate Communications
                             HP:   + 65 9755 3952   
Bosch currently employs 3 associates in its representative office. With the
gradual proliferation of its business activities, the company will be looking to
augment the number of associates in the future.

Bosch security and communications systems in key government building
Bosch has been making positive headway in its business activities in

Bosch has been appointed by Ly Chhuong, one of the largest construction
companies in Cambodia, to supply a comprehensive suite of security,
communications, conference and safety systems for the upcoming five-
storey International Convention Center (name remains to be confirmed).
Scheduled for completion by mid October, the building is located near the
Canadia Tower.

On the awarding of the project to Bosch, Mr Ly Chhuong, Managing Director
of Ly Chhuong said, “The performance and reliability of all operating systems
for this important government building are fundamentally critical. Bosch was
awarded based on its sound track record in key national projects in
Cambodia, coupled with its unique strength as a one-stop solutions provider
for an extensive range of security, communications, conference and safety
systems with proven quality standards.”

Reaching out to the local community
Besides strengthening its business presence, Bosch also strives to
contribute to the local community for the strong and meaningful growth of its
business operations in Cambodia.

Bosch will be supporting the Don Bosco Technical School of Phnom Penh to
provide training to the school’s teachers, so that they can skill their students
with technical know-how of the automotive industry, as well in the usage and
safe handling of power tools. Don Bosco is a non-profit organization that
provides technical training and education to underprivileged youths.

Automotive test equipment and power tools will be placed at the school for
the students’ training usage. Bosch will also be looking into other areas of
support for the school, which will be announced at a later stage.

Mr Peksaglam said, “In line with our values, corporate social responsibility
has always been essential to our company. By supporting the Don Bosco
Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd   E-mail   Vivien Goh
11 Bishan Street 21          Phone +65 6571 2060              Senior Manager,
Singapore 573943             Fax   +65 6571 2055              Corporate Communications   Page 2 of 3
                             HP    + 65 9755 3952   
Technical School, we aim to impart skill sets that will improve future
employment opportunities for these young Cambodians”.

He added, “Bosch is committed to grow our presence in Cambodia. We will
continue to increase both our investment and the employment of associates,
as we build upon establishing a market leadership position in our business

For media enquiries, please contact:

John Seow
Red Dot (Cambodia) Co., Ltd
Tel: + 855 23 213 133, HP: +855 11 311 111

Vivien Goh
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Robert Bosch (Southeast Asia) Pte Ltd
DID: +65 6571 2060, HP: +65 9755 3952

About Bosch in Cambodia
Bosch is currently represented in Cambodia by Robert Bosch (Southeast Asia) Pte Ltd
since 19 January 2010. Its current business fields in Cambodia comprise Automotive
Aftermarket, Power Tools and Security Systems. Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd is a regional
subsidiary of the Bosch Group, representing the Group's interests in Southeast Asia.
Legal entities in Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines report to
Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd. The Asia Pacific headquarters for Bosch’s Automotive
Aftermarket, Security Systems, Corporate Information, Corporate Research and Advance
Engineering, as well as operations for Information Technology and the Innovations
Software Technology, are part of Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd. Additional information can
be accessed at

About the Bosch Group
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. According to
preliminary figures, some 270,000 associates generated sales of roughly 38 billion euros
in the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building
technology in fiscal 2009. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more
than 300 subsidiaries and regional companies in over 60 countries. If its sales and service
partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide
development, manufacturing and sales network are the foundation for further growth.
Each year, Bosch spends more than 3.5 billion euros for research and development, and
applies for over 3,000 patents worldwide. With all its products and services, Bosch
enhances the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and
beneficial. Additional information can be accessed at

Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd   E-mail   Vivien Goh
11 Bishan Street 21          Phone +65 6571 2060              Senior Manager,
Singapore 573943             Fax   +65 6571 2055              Corporate Communications        Page 3 of 3
                             HP    + 65 9755 3952   

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