Apogee and Sennheiser Announce Partnership at NAMM Show
Anaheim, California, January, 23 2015 – Apogee Electronics, industry leader in digital audio conversion technology, and Sennheiser, manufacturer of RF wireless systems, professional microphones and headphones, are pleased to announce their newly formed partnership at the 2015 Winter NAMM show.
“This is a very exciting collaboration for us.” said Betty Bennett, Apogee Co-Founder and CEO. “Sennheiser is a highly respected brand with an incredible product portfolio and an extensive global reach. Our reputations for delivering premium products to the pro and prosumer markets are well aligned and our core competencies are very complimentary. This collaboration will result in innovative, high-quality products that will truly inspire our customers.”
Peter Claussen, COO of Sennheiser, adds “Apogee and Sennheiser are a perfect fit. We both operate in the demanding premium sector, serving professional and semi-professional audio customers across the globe. Our product portfolios perfectly complement each other, and I am looking forward to collaborate with a company that has truly pushed the boundaries of digital audio.”
Details about the collaboration to be revealed at a later date.
Apogee Electronics is an award-winning manufacturer of professional audio devices that advance audio recording and deliver ultimate sound quality, inspiring simplicity and incredible value. Apogee initially made its name with special anti-aliasing filters that solved many of the early problems associated with digital audio. Later, Apogee’s complete conversion systems pushed the envelope of digital audio quality and established Apogee as a key innovator in the field of professional digital audio. Today, Apogee converters and audio interfaces are regarded as the reference standard in the audio industry. Products such as Symphony I/O, Big Ben, Ensemble and Duet all have set the benchmark by which digital audio recording hardware is judged. Now with its latest products JAM and MiC, designed especially for Apple’s iPad, iPhone and GarageBand software, Apogee continues to be at the forefront of recording technology. Apogee’s mission is to build products that offer ultimate sound quality, innovative design and unparalleled value to all music creators from the aspiring artist to the discerning audio professional.
The Sennheiser Group based in Wedemark near Hanover, Germany, was founded in 1945 and has gone on to become a leading manufacturer of microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems. Sales in 2013 totaled 590.4 million euros. Sennheiser employs more than 2,500 staff worldwide and operates plants in Germany, Ireland and the USA. The company has a worldwide network of subsidiaries in France, Great Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, Germany, Denmark (Nordic), Russia, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Japan, China, Australia and New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, and the USA. It also has long-established trading partners in other countries. Georg Neumann GmbH, Berlin, a maker of studio microphones and monitor speakers, and Sennheiser Communications A/S, a joint venture making headsets for PCs, offices and call centers, are also part of the Sennheiser Group.
See Apogee products at the 2015 NAMM show, booth #6500.
2015 NAMM Show
January 22-25, 2015
Anaheim Convention Center
Hall A – Booth #6500