|The LEGO Group|
|Founder||Ole Kirk Christiansen|
The LEGO Group is a family-owned toy company based in Billund, Denmark. Their flagship product: LEGO, is a construction toy that allows builder to build virtually anything imaginable using interlocking plastic bricks of all different shapes and sizes. Over the years LEGO has become the most popular construction-based toy ever.
Since 1998 it has a product line called MINDSTORMS featuring a programmable processing unit with different types of actuators and sensors.
In 1932 Ole Kirk Christiansen founded The LEGO Group.
- The first LEGO bricks were made of wood.
- As of 2013 LEGO has produced more than 560 billion LEGO pieces.
- The company is still owned by the Kristiansen family who founded it in 1932.
- LEGO products are sold in over 130 countries.