Ortofon is the world's leading cartridge manufacturer and one stop supplier of cartridges. It was founded in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1918 and initially made soundtracks for movies. In 1948 Ortofon developed its first moving coil cartridge, since then more than 300 different cartridges have been developed and manufactured. This is a result of significant design experience and great technological know-how. Ortofon is owned by Danish businessmen and employs a staff of 70 people.