HARMAN designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions, and connected services. Comprising leading brands, including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN has long been admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. The Company’s software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 29,000 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia and reported sales of $6.9 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2016.
We report our business on the basis of four segments: Connected Car, Lifestyle Audio, Professional Solutions and Connected Services, each according to our strategic approach to the markets and customers we serve. Other reporting primarily includes compensation, benefit and occupancy costs for corporate employees, net of reporting segment allocations, expenses associated with new technology innovation and our corporate brand identity campaign.
Our products are sold worldwide, with the largest markets located in the United States and Germany. In the United States, our primary manufacturing facilities are located in Kentucky, Indiana and Washington. Outside of the United States, we have manufacturing facilities in Austria, Brazil, China, Hungary, India, Germany, Mexico and the Netherlands. To reflect the One Harman system, we also include our non-manufacturing legacy Symphony Teleca locations.