Bang & Olufsen was founded in 1925 in Struer, a small town in the north western part of Denmark, by two enterprising young engineers, Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen. They created the business that was to become an international design icon and a global symbol of audio-visual excellence.
Today Bang & Olufsen is world renowned for its distinctive range of quality televisions, music systems and high-performance loudspeakers; products that combine technological excellence with emotional appeal in a sensational design language.
Bang & Olufsen products are sold mainly by an extensive, independent retail network across more than 100 countries. The majority of these retailers are concept stores, which exclusively sell Bang & Olufsen products.
Besides entertainment products for the home environment, Bang & Olufsen applies it acoustic skills and design competences in creating high-performance sound systems for the high-end car industry, bringing the entertainment experience to a new level.
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While some companies have us in a constant state of catch up Bang&Olufsen stand adamant that they’re researching, developing and releasing technology in response to our changing lives – not the other way around.
Danish designer technology powerhouse Bang & Olufsen’s lastest range of products is youthful, more affordable, and sensitive to the needs of modern users.