Bosch Thermotechnology’s Portugal plant produces 20 million water heaters
Bosch Termotecnologia S.A’s Aveiro plant in Portugal passed the 20 million mark in production of gas-fired water heaters. Vulcano brand tankless gas water heaters are sold throughout Europe and exported to North America where they are sold under the Bosch Greentherm brand name. In the U.S., Greentherm water heaters are Energy Star-rated products.
Bosch has been manufacturing in Portugal since 1911 and at the Aveiro facility since 1977. At Aveiro it currently employs about 1,000 associates in R&D and manufactures water heater products for both residential and commercial applications. The company celebrated the milestone production achievement on October 29th with Bosch Thermotechnology Portuguese and German representatives on hand to mark the occasion.
According to Bosch, the Greentherm tankless water heaters are wall-mounted gas condensing water heaters with an energy factor of 0.95 that produce virtually limitless domestic hot water on demand and come with venting options to fit virtually any installation requirement.