| New York Stock Exchange: PLT
Plantronics, Inc. designs and manufactures lightweight communications headsets and accessories. It is a global designer, manufacturer, and marketer of lightweight communications headsets, telephone headset systems, other communication endpoints, and accessories for the business and consumer markets under the Plantronics brand. The company headsets are communications tools providing a hands-free connection to communication or entertainment devices. The headsets are widely used for applications such as Unified Communications, in contact centers, in the office and in the home, with mobile phones and Internet telephony, for gaming, and for other specialty applications. Its product categories include Office and Contact Center, which includes corded and cordless communication headsets, audio processors, and telephone systems; Mobile, which includes Bluetooth and corded products for mobile phone applications; Gaming and Computer Audio, which includes personal computer and gaming headsets; and Clarity, which includes specialty products marketed for hearing impaired individuals. Their products are sold under the Plantronics and Clarity brands. Plantronics was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Santa Cruz, CA.