About Us

We develop intuitive and easy to use hearing screening devices and distribute them internationally to hearing health professionals around the world.

MAICO is a medium-sized company with more than 85 years of experience in hearing test technology and has been working to advance hearing healthcare as part of the Demant Group since 1995.

  • MAICO devices are currently being sold in 112 countries around the globe.

  • Our MA 25 audiometer has been sold 36,802 times until 2022.

  • Founded by Leland A. Watson in 1937, we carry on a tradition of high quality and superior ease of use.

  • At MAICO Diagnostics 55 experts from different fields work together to advance hearing screening.



Founded to Make Hearing Screening Easier

More than 85 years ago, a sales clerk for hearing instruments named Leland A. Watson realized that the devices he sold to doctors were too complicated and should be easier to use — and started MAICO. Learn more about our tradition of creating easy-to-use hearing test equipment.


maico diagnostics headquarters and engineering in berlin germany


Strong Ideas Require Strong Minds

Our offices in Berlin and Minneapolis bring together expertise and creative know-how: interdisciplinary, interculturally and interactively. As a medical company focusing on hearing screening, the MAICO Team aims at developing products that sustainably support and excite our customers. If you share our passion and are looking for new chances and challenges, explore our current career opportunities.

An early detection of hearing loss today for a healthy and enjoyable life tomorrow.


Our Vision For Hearing Screening

At MAICO Diagnostics, we have set ourselves the mission of supporting hearing healthcare professionals with the best and most reliable screening solutions. That is why we combine our specialized technology with a highly intuitive design and keep pushing the boundaries of what is possible in hearing screening. With trust, teamwork, innovative solutions and a can do attitude, we strive every day towards realizing our shared vision: An early detection of hearing loss today for a healthy and enjoyable life tomorrow.



MAICO turns 85

Since 1937 MAICO Diagnostics is making hearing testing easier. In this interview we talk with Uwe Ledworuski Quality Manager and Head of Regulatory Affairs at MAICO about the exciting devolpement from then to now. 


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    September 19-22, 2024
    Paris, France

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    October 16-18, 2024
    Hanover, Germany