What are some companies that manufacture hearing aids?


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American companies that manufacture hearing aids include Phonak, Starkey and Beltone. Canada-based Unitron and Germany's Siemens also manufacture and sell products for deaf people and people who are hearing impaired.

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Phonak is located in Warrenville, Illinois, and provides a wide selection of hearing aids, such as Virto V, Bolero V and Phonak Cross II. The company has a network of international distributors in over 100 countries around the world. Starkey Hearing Technologies, founded in 1967 in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, is completely American-owned and provides customized hearing solutions together with standard hearing aids.

The Beltone headquarters is near Chicago, Illinois. The company is one of the largest manufacturers of hearing aids in the United States with international branches in over 50 countries. Beltone manufactures the Marq, which as of 2016 is the smallest hearing aid available on the market. The Beltone True is another innovative product by Beltone that uses a completely wireless technology.

Although people mainly know Siemens as a manufacturer of electronic home products, the German company has been producing hearing aids for over 130 years. In 2011, Siemens manufactured one of the first waterproof digital hearing aids, while in 1999 the company created and sold the first tinnitus control instrument. Siemens is one of the biggest technology companies in the world with a hearing aid department specializing in nearly invisible internal hearing aids.

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