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About Garmin

Garmin is a world leader in satellite navigation and GPS technology. Since it was established in 1989 Garmin has been creating pioneering products to appeal to a wide range of customers. These include motorists, motorcyclists, outdoors and fitness enthusiasts as well as leisure users in the aviation and marine markets. Today Garmin has a diverse line of stylish, modern products channeled through distributors around the world. Further details on Garmin can be found in the About Garmin section.

Product innovation

A strong engineering heritage has made Garmin’s name synonymous with technical innovation. Over the past decade Garmin has been at the forefront of cutting-edge GPS technology and has led the way in setting industry standards.

Garmin is distinctive in the fact that it designs and manufactures all its own products. More than 700 engineers are employed globally to design, research, and develop new equipment and ideas in order to meet and exceed customers’ expectations. All Garmin units are made to be as user-friendly as possible. With simple operations, logical menus, smart features, and easy-to-follow manuals, each product is built to be intuitive and fun to use.

Technology innovation at Garmin has enabled the company to develop GPS receivers that locate satellite signals quickly, maintain a lock on those signals, and track location wherever the user goes. In-built high performance processing power ensures receivers provide prompt updates, smooth scrolling, and real-time moving map capabilities. Every Garmin GPS receiver delivers accuracy, quality, and reliability.


Garmin ensures reliability and quality by compliance with the leading global quality management system standard, ISO 9001:2000. From product conception through to design, manufacture, supply and after sales service, every Garmin process is regularly appraised by independent assessment to the ISO 9001 standard.

In conjunction with ISO 9001, manufacturing sites are further certified to FAA Part 21 (aviation) and ISO/TS 16949 (automotive) standards. Garmin Europe, in support of its aviation customers throughout Europe the Middle East and Africa, also hold FAA and EASA Part 145 repair approvals.