Garmin International Inc. said today that it was breaking ground on a $200 million facility expansion at its Olathe, Kan., campus.
Garmin Ltd. is a group of companies that designs, manufactures, markets and sells navigation, communication and information devices and applications, most of which are enabled by GPS technology.
Garmin Ltd. today reported second-quarter revenue of $812 million, growing 5 percent from the prior year, with fitness, outdoor, marine and aviation collectively growing 20 percent from the year-earlier quarter and contributing 70 percent of total revenue.
Garmin said today that it saw revenue grow 7 percent in the first quarter to $624 million as outdoor, fitness, aviation and marine collectively grew 17 percent from the year-earlier quarter and contributed 69 percent of total revenue.
Electronics continue to stand out as a hotbed of innovation and advancement for the marine industry, with the four heavyweights pushing ahead with advances in radar, sonar and chartplotting devices.
MIAMI — Garmin International this year has introduced an array of new electronics, including sonar, radar and multifunction displays, as well as wearable accessories.
Garmin reported fourth-quarter 2015 revenue of $781.4 million, with outdoor, fitness, aviation and marine growing 11 percent from the quarter a year earlier and contributing more than 66 percent of the company’s total revenue.
The strong U.S. dollar negatively affected Garmin during the third quarter, causing the company to miss analysts’ profit expectations by 4 cents a share.
Garmin Ltd. reported second-quarter revenue of $773.8 million and a profit of $137.8 million, or 72 cents a diluted share, both of which lagged the company’s results from the quarter a year earlier.
Garmin International, a unit of Garmin Ltd., said it was approved as a certified supplier of marine electronics for Independent Boat Builders Inc., a purchasing cooperative of 20 members that build more than 40 boat brands.
Garmin Ltd. reported first-quarter revenue of $585 million, with fitness, outdoor, aviation and marine delivering 63 percent of total revenue and collectively growing 9 percent from the quarter last year.