Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions India will increase the number of associates at its centres in the country by 700-800 in the current year, a top company official said. Nearly 90% of the increase would take place at its Coimbatore centre, where it currently employs 1,500 people. The company has development centres in Bangalore and Coimbatore. “There is no indication that we will not grow. I am confident about 2009,” F Pickhard, MD and CEO, Robert Bosch Engineering India, said.