The Handbell Wars

So I’ve alluded to the fierce competition between the two Meneely bell foundries located across from each other on the Hudson River in New York State (both foundries have gone out of business). There is another intense competition in the handbell world between Schulmerich and Malmark that has only very recently eased up on their conflict. The NPR Planet Money did a fantastic show on the rivalry back in December 2014. Take a listen!

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