The Germany-based Bosch Group inaugurated a software and engineering centre, the first facility of its kind in Southeast Asia, in Ho Chi Minh City on May 11.

Under the management of the Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Vietnam Co. Ltd (RBVH), the centre will provide high-end software products, technical solutions, and services in mechanical engineering and information technology.

RBVH’s engineers will work with Bosch’s technical staff to develop cutting-edge products, including softwares for business administration.

Operated in Vietnam in 2008, Bosch specialises in supplying a variety of technological products, including automobile components, diagnostic tools and equipments.

Vo Quang Hue, Managing Director of RBVH said that last year, the company earned 120 million USD in sales and plans to recruit 1,500 more workers by 2015./.