Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands is a global leader in healthcare, lifestyle and technology, delivering products, services and solutions through the brand promise of "sense and simplicity".
Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs approximately 121,700 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 27.0 billion in 2006, the company is a market leader in medical diagnostic imaging and patient monitoring systems, energy efficient lighting solutions, personal care and home appliances, as well as consumer electronics.
80,000 registered patents illustrate the innovative nature of the company. In a world in which technology increasingly touches every aspect of daily life, we want to bring `sense & simplicity` to consumers with advanced, easy to use products that are designed specifically to meet their needs, wherever in the world they may be.
We combine our expertise in medical technology with the clinical know-how of our customers to produce innovative solutions that meet not just the needs of individual patients, but which also enable healthcare professionals to work faster, more easily and more cost-effectively. Our medical customers have ranked us number 1 in cardiovascular X-ray, digital X-ray and ultrasound, patient monitoring systems, nuclear medicine, cardiology systems and critical care systems.
We believe that every moment you spend at home (or away from work) should be enjoyable and uncomplicated: time spent recharging your batteries or simply enjoying yourself. That`s why we continue to develop products designed to help make your life simpler and more relaxing, whether you`re watching TV, adjusting the lighting in your bedroom, cleaning your teeth, listening to music or simply making your coffee in the morning.
Technology is the driving force of our Healthcare and Lifestyle products. And in today`s world, in which increasingly more aspects of our lives are being enabled by technology, it is the continuing Philips tradition of innovation that will enable us to provide the solutions that realize the full potential of fast-evolving digital technologies.