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2020 Marks Shure’s 95th Anniversary

The venerable pro audio company hits its 95th anniversary of providing audio pros with tools they need.

Shure logoNiles, IL (April 22, 2020)—Shure Incorporated is celebrating its 95th anniversary, closing in on a century since S. N. Shure first opened in 1925 as a one-man company, selling radio parts in downtown Chicago.

From those humble beginnings, the company has grown to now offer a diverse portfolio of wired and wireless microphones, personal and professional listening products, and conferencing and meeting solutions. Shure products are now sold in more than 120 countries. Through the decades, they have been used around the world by such luminaries as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Elvis Presley, Pope Francis, Nelson Mandela, The Beatles and every United States president since Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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Across the company’s 95-year history, it has launched such noted products as the Unidyne I Model 55, the first unidirectional microphone with a single moving coil dynamic element; the legendary SM58 microphone; Axient Digital wireless microphone system; SM8 Dualdyne dual-diaphragm dynamic handheld microphone; its line of Motiv digital microphones and recording solutions; and more.

“Whether our customer is a musician, audio engineer, lecturer, broadcaster, videographer, AV integrator, content creator, or simply a music lover, Shure has an innovative audio product to exceed their expectations,” said Christine Schyvinck, Shure president and CEO. “Our founder, S.N. Shure, was dedicated to creating products of exceptional sound quality, durability and technical innovation. His vision, combined with the passion, expertise and creativity of our Associates, has led us through 95 years of success. We are very appreciative to all of our customers and channel partners for their support over the years.”

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