Knowles Corporation is a market leader and global provider of advanced micro-acoustic and audio processing solutions, serving consumer electronics, communications, medical, automotive and industrial markets. Knowles uses its leading position in MEMS microphones and strong capabilities in audio processing technologies to optimize audio systems and improve the user experience in mobile, ear, and IoT applications. Knowles is also the leader in acoustic components used in hearing aids. Its focus on customer, combined with unique technology, proprietary manufacturing techniques and global scale, enables it to deliver innovative solutions that optimize user experience. Founded in 1946 and headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, Knowles has employees in 11 countries around the world.