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When was Edwards Lifesciences Incorporated?

Edwards Lifesciences was incorporated in Delaware in 1999.

How many employees does Edwards Lifesciences currently have?

Please refer to our company Fact Sheet that is updated quarterly.

Where is the company headquartered?

Edwards Lifesciences' headquarters are located in Irvine, California. The company has sales and manufacturing offices located throughout the world.

Can I visit Edwards Lifesciences?

Edwards Lifesciences' facilities are primarily used for business purposes only and are not open to the public. Each year, we welcome all of our shareholders to the Annual Meeting of Stockholders which is typically held at our Irvine facility. Notice of the meeting, which is usually held in May, is included in the company's proxy statement.

Who are Edwards Lifesciences' main competitors?

We believe that we are a leading global competitor in each of our product lines.  In Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, our primary competitors include Medtronic PLC and Boston Scientific Corporation.  In Surgical Structural Heart, our primary competitors include Medtronic PLC, Abbot Laboratories, and LivaNova PLC.  In Critical Care, we compete primarily with a variety of companies  in specific product lines including ICU Medical, Inc., PULSION Medical Systems SE, a subsidiary of Getinge AB, and LiDCO Group PLC.  In Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Therapies, our primary competitor is Abbot Laboratories, although there are a considerable number of large and small companies with development efforts in these fields.  

How can I get more information about Edwards Lifesciences?