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Heart & Soul: Five American Companies That Are Making the World a Better Place by Robert L. Shook

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Bill Austin, on a mission in Victoria, Mexico, goes face to face with a small child who just received hearing aids provided by Starkey Laboratories.
So the World May Hear
Starting in his basement in 1967, William ”Bill” Austin opened a small hearing aid clinic and repair shop that later became Starkey Laboratories. Starkey is America’s largest hearing aid company and is the world’s leading manufacturer of custom hearing instruments. Starkey, a privately owned company, is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and Austin serves as its chief executive officer. The company employs 3,700 people in twenty-six facilities around the globe. Starkey ...

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