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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 we are one of the leading competitors, in terms of global market share, in each of our major product lines. Our products and technologies face substantial competition from a number of companies including divisions of companies much larger than Edwards Lifesciences and smaller companies that compete in specific product categories or certain geographies. In Surgical and Transcatheter Heart Valve therapies, our primary competitors include St. Jude Medical, Inc., Medtronic, Inc. and Sorin Group. In Critical Care, we compete primarily with a variety of companies in specific product categories including ICU Medical, Inc., PULSION Medical Systems AG and LiDCO Group PLC.

How can I get more information about Edwards Lifesciences?