Shure turns 90
WORLD: Shure Incorporated is celebrating its 90th anniversary. Having grown from a one-man company selling radio parts kits, the manufacturer now offers a wide range of wired and wireless microphones, listening products, personal monitoring systems, phonograph cartridges, and conferencing and discussion systems.
‘Our founder, S.N. Shure, was dedicated to creating products of exceptional sound quality, durability, and technical innovation,’ commented Sandy LaMantia, president and CEO of Shure Incorporated. ‘His vision, combined with the passion, expertise, and creativity of our associates has led us through 90 years of success. We are very appreciative to all of our customers and channel partners for their support over the years.’
The company has enjoyed a number of notable milestones over the years, such as the introduction of the first single-element unidirectional microphone, the Unidyne, which was honoured with an IEEE Milestone Award in 2014, not to mention the SM57 and SM58 developed in 1965 and 1966 respectively.