19.05.2010 - Wedemark
Prof. Dr. Fritz Sennheiser dies
Late during the evening of 17 May 2010, only a few days after his 98th birthday,
|Prof. Dr. Fritz Sennheiser (9 May 1912 –
17 May 2010) in front of the building in which he founded the company in summer 1945.
Through his company
The history of the European audio industry will forever remain inextricably linked with the name of Fritz Sennheiser.
The Sennheiser Group, with its headquarters in Wedemark near Hanover, Germany, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems. The family-owned company, which was established in 1945, recorded sales of over €385 million in 2008. Sennheiser employs over 2,100 people worldwide, around 55% of whom are in Germany. Sennheiser has manufacturing plants in Germany, Ireland and the USA, and is represented worldwide by subsidiaries in France, Great Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark (Nordic), Russia, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Japan, China, Canada, Mexico and the USA, as well as by long-term trading partners in many other countries. Also part of the Sennheiser Group are Georg Neumann GmbH, Berlin (studio microphones) and the joint venture Sennheiser Communications A/S (headsets for PCs, offices and call centres).
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