Garmin is a global leader in the design and manufacture of GPS and fitness tracking devices with over 14,000 employees worldwide.
Garmin’s headquarters are located in Olathe, Kansas. The company also has offices in Europe and Asia-Pacific regions.
Products & Services
Garmin is a leading global provider of navigation, aviation and other devices that enhance the user’s experience. It also offers products for fitness, marine and outdoor recreation.
Garmin’s products include GPS navigation devices; marine electronics; outdoor recreation products such as action cameras and watches; fitness monitors; aviation avionics (rebranded Honeywell) such as ADS-B systems; automotive navigation systems integrated into cars manufactured by BMW Group, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group among others; OEM solutions for original equipment manufacturers that incorporate Garmin technology into their own products (such as TomTom).
Company Address & Contact Information
Garmin International, Inc.
1200 East 151st Street
Olathe KS 66062 USA
Awards & Accolades
Garmin has been recognized for its innovative designs and products. The company has won several awards, including:
- Red Dot Design Award
- CES Innovation Award
- iF Design Award
- Frost & Sullivan Award
- International Design Excellence Award
Partnerships & Alliances
Garmin is a partner of Apple, Google and Microsoft. The company also has a strategic partnership with Amazon.
Garmin has partnered with Intel to develop a smartwatch that features fitness tracking and cellular connectivity. In addition, Qualcomm has partnered with Garmin to produce new GPS chipsets for wearables such as smartwatches or fitness trackers.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930) announced in February 2018 that it would collaborate with Garmin International Inc on an auto-related business venture involving connected cars, cloud services and digital health solutions for drivers’ wellness through the integration of Samsung’s IoT platform Bixby into Garmin devices such as smart watches
Garmin has been involved in a variety of charitable initiatives, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Garmin Forerunner Challenge. The company also supports the Garmin Gives Back Program, which provides funding for select non-profit organizations.
In addition to these efforts, Garmin employees are encouraged to volunteer their time on a regular basis through an internal program called “Volunteer Time Off.” This program allows employees to donate up to two hours per week toward community service projects chosen by their peers or managers; these projects may include anything from building houses for Habitat for Humanity or visiting patients at local hospitals (or even just helping out at your local animal shelter).
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