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Sennheiser breaks ground on €20 million Innovation Campus

Erica Basnicki 29 July 2013
Sennheiser breaks ground on €20 million Innovation Campus

Dr. Andreas Sennheiser and Daniel Sennheiser, newly appointed joint CEO’s of the microphone/headphone manufacturing giant, have just celebrated the beginning of construction of the Innovation Campus at company headquarters in Wennebostel with a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony.   The Innovation Campus, which will cost around €20 million, will provide approximately 7,000sqm of workspace for employees, as well as room for an events facility. “With the Innovation Campus we will have room to further develop Sennheiser’s innovative company culture. Today we are laying the foundation for lots of creative ideas which will form the basis of future success,” said the CEO’s. Construction work should be completed by the end of 2014.   For the laying of the foundation stone, along with his brother Daniel and sister Alannah, Dr. Andreas Sennheiser filled a time-capsule with documents and products which symbolising  Sennheiser’s company culture.   The contents include a photograph of the three generations of the Sennheiser family, a current annual report, new Euro coins and a daily newspaper. Also included were the classic MD 421microphone, the IE 800 ear canal phones and a digital handheld transmitter SKM 9000 from the Digital 9000 system.   “We will be welcoming visitors here from all over the world,” said Dr. Andreas Sennheiser. “With our clients – artists such as P!NK – we will be able to try out the microphones that we have developed specifically for them in the theatre.”   Furthermore, a Sennheiser Flagship Store is also planned, where visitors will be able to learn about, and purchase, the latest products.  

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