ST. PAUL, Minn. – The year was 1950 and the Swedish Air Force had a problem: How to protect workers’ hearing in very loud environments while still allowing them to communicate effectively.
Prior to 1950, the only way to hear radio communications in high-noise situations was to turn up the radio volume, increasing the noise level, compounding the problem and potentially accelerating noise induced hearing loss. But Tore Palmaer had a better idea: what if you were able to block out the hazardous surrounding noise while still allowing the communication through? So, Tore Palmaer got to work and PELTOR Protective Communications was born.
Much has changed since 1950, but workers in challenging, sometimes dangerous environments continue to demand high-quality, robust solutions that will meet their needs. PELTOR headsets are designed to meet this challenge by providing protective communication solutions that workers can rely on.