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Widex

Widex is a family-owned company founded in Denmark in 1956. Today, the company is the world’s sixth largest manufacturer of hearing aids. Sold in more than 100 countries, Widex hearing aids are known for their high quality of sound and innovative design.

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Widex develops digital technology at a level of quality that few can match, and this has forged its reputation as one of the most innovative manufacturers in the industry. Its uncompromising approach to innovation has led to such advances as the world’s first digital in-the-ear hearing aid, revolutionary wireless technology and the first real-time machine learning hearing aid – WIDEX EVOKE™

Widex has 38 sales companies in Europe, Asia, Australia and South and North America. We serve many different customers in both the business-to-business (governments, retail chains and independents) and the retail sector through our own outlets and online sales.

Widex has always been proud to break new technological ground. Since launching the world’s first digital in-the-ear hearing aid, Widex has exploited its understanding of audiology and technology to create many new and innovative products. The company devotes 10% of net sales to research and development, employing more than 350 engineers dedicated to development and production technology.

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Innovative, energy efficient, wind powered, the company’s CO2 neutral headquarters reflect the proud Danish tradition of environmental awareness.

For Widex our social purpose and our business purpose go hand in hand to create shared value for society and the company alike. Widex’s management is committed to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and strives to integrate economic, social and environmental concerns into business decisions. To do this, we acknowledge that we must listen to our stakeholders and respond to their needs and demands on an on-going basis.

As a company, we seek always to be in compliance with local laws and regulations wherever we operate, and strive to adhere to international principles of responsible business behaviour such as the UN Global Compact principles for responsible business conduct.

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Information

Address: Nymøllevej 6, DK-3540 Lynge

Website: www.widex.com

Subsidiaries

Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, USA.

Representation in

More than 100 countries in all parts of the world.

Global market share

With a global market share of approximately 9%, Widex is among the six largest hearing aid manufacturers in the world.

Employees (2017)

4,000 worldwide, approx. 850 of these in Denmark.

Production

In Lynge, Denmark and Tallinn, Estonia.