Fire Destroys Much of Sennheiser's Ireland-Based PlantA Sennheiser headphone production facility in Tullamore, Ireland was badly damaged by fire in the early hours of Monday morning, May 3. No one was injured 5/13/2004 8:00 AM Eastern
A Sennheiser headphone production facility in Tullamore, Ireland wasbadly damaged by fire in the early hours of Monday morning, May 3. Noone was injured in the fire. In spite of the substantial damage to thefactory, Peter Callan, general manager of Sennheiser Ireland, isconfident that operations will resume in a relatively short period oftime. Adjacent facilities have already been secured, and the rebuildingprocess has begun. The cause of the fire is as yet unknown.
In a statement, Rolf Meyer, president marketing and sales forSennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG and speaker of the executivecommittee, has reaffirmed his commitment to Ireland as a companylocation. "We immediately began the process of rebuilding the Tullamorefactory," said Meyer. "Volker Bartels, president manufacturing, iscurrently at the site to coordinate all activities together with PeterCallan and to get the factory back into production as quickly aspossible. The entire Sennheiser Ireland team is doing everything it canto support them."
In addition to the Tullamore production facility, Sennheiser hasthree other factories, two in Germany and one in the USA.
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