We offer information on the following Hearing Aid Manufacturers.
Starkey Hearing Aids is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Starkey Laboratories, Inc. is a U.S. owned and operated company that is a worldwide provider of comprehensive digital hearing aids. Starkey has over 1300 employees. Starkey was founded in 1967 by William (Bill) F. Austin. Starkey owns and operates manufacturing and sales facilities in 22 countries.
Starkey’s products include Audibel, MicroTech, NuEar, Omni and Qualitone products. Starkey is recognized as a world leader in the design and development of innovative custom digital hearing instruments. Starkey sponsors charitable programs as the Starkey Hearing Foundation which provides hearing aids through the Hear Now program and So the World May Hear, with a goal of providing one million hearing aids through-out the world.
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GN Resound, part of the GN Store Nord, is headquartered in Denmark with U.S. headquarters in Minnesota. Resound hearing aids are represented in more than 80 countries. GN Store Nord manufactures not only hearing aids, but also audiological diagnostic equipment of GN Otometrics. They also produce telephone Bluetooth accessories under the Jabra brand. The hearing aid brands include Resound and Beltone Hearing Aids.
Oticon USA is headquartered in New Jersey. Oticon’s parent company, William Demant Holding A/S of Denmark, is the publicly held company which also owns Bernafon hearing aids.
The Demant Holding group, founded in 1904, is a leading international hearing care company that produces hearing aids, hearing diagnostic equipment and personal communication devices through Phonic Ear and Sennheiser Communications. In 1977, Oticon opened its Eriksholm Research Center which is the largest psychoacoustic research center in the world. The Research Center is dedicated to working with real people, on a one-on-one basis, to better develop solutions for better hearing. Oticon uses a “People First” principle that focuses on the benefit people receive from the hearing instruments vs. the greatest focus on the development of technologies.
For information on Oticon’s hearing aids, go to Oticon.
Widex Hearing Aids
was founded in 1956 and is still owned by relatives of the original founders. Widex hearing aids are sold in almost 100 countries. The headquarters are in Denmark, just north of Copenhagen and U.S. headquarters are in New York State. Widex produced its first digitally programmable hearing aid with a remote control in 1988. In 1995, they introduced the Senso series which was their first digital in-the-ear hearing aid. In 2005, CNN listed the digital hearing aids as one of the top 25 innovations of the past 25 years. Widex has developed the Widex Zen Therapy, a new and unique approach to tinnitus management. The Zen Therapy combines effective counseling and stress reduction with a unique sound stimulation and amplification.
Siemens Hearing Aids is a German company with its U. S. headquarters New Jersey. Siemens started its hearing aid business in 1913. In the 1950s, Siemens produced the first behind the ear hearing aid. This was a great improvement over the body-worn aids that were previously the only type of hearing aid available. In 1966, they produced their first custom hearing aid. Then in 1997, they came out with their first digital hearing aid. I n November, 2014,the investment company EQT and Germany’s Strüngmann family became co-investors in Siemens Hearing.
They bring outstanding reputations and extensive experience in the healthcare sector. They have a long-term commitment with a clear growth strategy to further develop the reach of Siemens Hearing Instruments. Siemens also owns Rexton Hearing Aids and manufacturer’s Miracle Ear franchised hearing aids. Siemens Hearing has over 5000 employees.
Phonak was founded in 1947. It is now owned by the Sonova group located in Stäfa Switzerland and U.S. headquarters is in Illinois. Sonaova owns Phonak hearing aids, Unitron hearing aids and Advanced Bionics. Sonova products are sold in over 90 countries and has a workforce of over 9000 employees.