Fire Destroys Part Of Headphones Plant

A Sennheiser headphone production facility in Tullamore, Ireland, was badly damaged last Monday (May 3) by a fire, for which a cause has not been established. No one was injured in the blaze.

A Sennheiser headphone production facility in Tullamore, Ireland, was badly damaged last Monday (May 3) by a fire, for which a cause has not been established. No one was injured in the blaze.

Despite substantial damage, operations will resume in a relatively short period of time, according to Sennheiser Ireland GM Peter Callan. Adjacent facilities have been procured and rebuilding has begun.

In a statement, Rolf Meyer, marketing & sales president for Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co., affirms his commitment to the facility. "Volker Bartels, president, manufacturing, is currently at the site to coordinate all activities together with Peter Callan and to get the factory back into production as quickly as possible," Meyer says. "The entire Sennheiser Ireland team is doing everything it can to support them."

Microphone, RF-wireless and infrared sound transmission company Sennheiser also has factories in Germany and the U.S. The company was established in 1945 in Wedemark, Germany.
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