Sangean (Chinese: 山進電子; pinyin: Shān Jìn diànzi) is a globally active Taiwanese electronics company specialised in radios. The company was founded in 1974 and has built its worldwide reputation especially on shortwave radios and recently also made a name for itself with digital receivers. In Europe Sangean is a 50/50 joint-venture between Sangean/Taiwan and the STL group in the Netherlands.
Apart from products sold under its own name, Sangean also produces on behalf of other companies: Many of the shortwave radios marketed by Siemens, Panasonic, Braun and Grundig have been and are being developed and produced by Sangean. Sangean has manufactured millions of its more than 500 radio models. Sangean has been awarded several electronics industry prizes for its products.
Sangean ATS 505 (top right)
It was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Zhonghe District, New Taipei City, Taiwan, with a factory located in Dongguan, China.
- ^ Company profile on STL website (pdf)
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