Logitech company is one of the worlds leading manufacturers of computer peripherals. It has its company in most of the parts of the world including Asia, Europe, America, and Oceania.
Moreover, it has a dual headquarter in Lausanne, Switzerland, and New York, California. Now, 8000 plus employe are working within it. Also it has been exporting its products to over 100 countries around the globe.
History of Logitech company
Logitech is the brainchild of two colleagues Daniel Borel and Pierluigi Zappacosta. Originally they met together in a Stanford University, California. In the beginning, they worked together in a word processing software.
Thereafter, they together with Giacomo Marini founded Logitech on October 2, 1981, in Apples, Switzerland. In 1985 the company moved its headquarter from Switzerland to Romanel. later in 1998, Guerino de Luca became the first CEO of the company.
In 1982, the company introduced its first hardware device. It was the P4 mouse used in GUI computers. Also, this growing demand of mouse made Logitech company to expand and have its global operation.
In this pretext, in 1988 the company decided to move beyond the mice production. It began manufacturing other digital products. In the same year, the company introduced a handheld scanner.
Similarly in 1992, it introduced a digital camera that sold for just $1000. In the same year company also introduced a microphone. This microphone had the feature to enable people to insert audio clips to a certain application.
In 1994 Logitech introduced a joystick(wingman) to the market for a growing PC gaming. Likewise in 1995, a web camera on a flexible arm was launched. from then to now it has been making business association which has made it possible for the development of other pcs peripherals.
Since then it has sold over 700 million mice. Now its products include speakers, headphones, headsets, portable music devices, keyboards, webcams, etc. With the start-up in Switzerland and quickly expanding to the silicon valley, it has now the innovation of industry-first cordless mouse, thumb-operated trackball, and many more.
Logitech company sustainability
Logitech recognizes itself as a responsible corporate citizen. It conserves earths precious nature and is on ongoing improvement to sustain its product and environment. Also, it is a member of the electronic industry code of conduct. It is the global rule adopted by world electronic brands to improve the electronic supply chain.
Product and environment safety
Nevertheless, Logitech has always been advocating the environment preservation. It focuses on the recycling of its hardware product. This also restricts the use of harmful chemicals to the logistics product.
Logitech company also encourages its consumer and retailer to recycle its batteries. It also bans the use of PVC (polyvinyl chloride) in its packaging. Also instruction sheets are provided along with products regarding safety, use and its discard