About Ei Electronics

Today, Ei Electronics is an acknowledged market leader in Residential Fire Safety Products, and is one of Irelands largest indigenous electronic companies with over 800 employees worldwide. Ei Electronics was established in March 1988 following a Management Buyout (MBO) from the General Electric Company (G.E.) – the original G.E.-owned Shannon, Ireland operation dates back to 1963.

The company has achieved continuous growth through the development of a stream of innovative new products manufactured on state of the art process technology, delivered to the highest customer service standards. All business functions, R&D, Engineering, Finance, Marketing, and Manufacturing are located in the company’s 220,000 sq ft campus in Shannon, Co. Clare, Ireland.


When it comes to products designed to ensure life safety, the quality and reliability of the products are paramount. All Ei Electronics products and processes are approved to the most stringent standards that apply in each geographic market. In the U.S., our products are approved to the Underwriters Laboratory (UL) standards for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. (UL) standards for Smoke and Carbon Monoxide alarms.