Garmin International was founded in 1989 with a handful of dedicated engineers and a great idea for a product. Today, with nearly 1,400 employees in the Kansas City metropolitan area, Garmin is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of GPS (Global Positioning System) navigation, communication, and information equipment. The company has built and sold over 16 million products that serve aviation, automotive, marine, wireless, outdoor and fitness markets. Their goal is to enrich the lives of customers, suppliers, distributors, and employees by providing the very best products that offer superior quality, safety, and operational features at affordable prices.
From the StreetPilot line of portable and easy-to-use automotive navigators - to the iQue series of GPS-enabled PDA's for professionals-on-the-go - to the Forerunner family of watch-like GPS training gear for fitness enthusiasts - Garmin makes products that improve people's everyday lives.