Garmin unveils new Canadian headquarters in Cochrane, Alberta

Garmin Canada, Canadian headquarters for Garmin to build economic diversity in the province and drive exposure for the Garmin brand.

COCHRANE, Alberta, Sept. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Garmin Canada, Inc., a subsidiary of Garmin, today announced the unveiling of its new headquarters. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place this morning at 11:00 am to celebrate the company’s office in Cochrane, Alberta and becoming the official Canadian Headquarters for Garmin. The new headquarters is testament to the rapid growth of Garmin Canada and stands to significantly accelerate technological momentum within the local area and beyond.

At the ribbon cutting event, media and invited guests will have the opportunity to learn more about Garmin’s growing presence in Canada and discuss the latest developments in outdoor, fitness and wireless technologies. Garmin Canada team members will provide a guided tour of the headquarters to invitees, including Cochrane Mayor Jeff Genung and MP Blake Richards, as well as members of the media. Garmin International executive team members will also be in attendance.

“We’re honored to call Cochrane home and we couldn’t be more excited to further invest in such a vibrant community,” said Jim Rooney, Managing Director at Garmin Canada. “What began as a small tech startup has blossomed and become part of a globally-recognized and trusted high-tech brand. We look forward to continuing to grow Garmin Canada by driving innovation and adding to our talented team of employees.”

Garmin Canada is also hosting a public open house tomorrow, September 5 from 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM to give Cochrane, Calgary and the surrounding communities a chance to see, firsthand, what the company does.

Garmin Canada is extending an open invitation to Media to attend their Ribbon Cutting event on September 4th from 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM and a general invitation to the public to attend their open house on September 5th from 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM.  Garmin Canada is located at 124-30 Bow Street Common in Cochrane.

About Garmin Canada
Garmin Canada Inc., formerly Dynastream Innovations Inc., and a subsidiary of Garmin, is a key site for research and development for Garmin and the inventor and home of the ANT protocol used in millions of devices worldwide.  ANT is an ultra-low power (ULP) wireless networking application suited for any kind of low data rate sensor network topology in a variety IoT applications.


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