Peavey Electronics Corporation
is one of the largest audio equipment manufacturers in the world, headquartered in Meridian, Mississippi
in the United States
founded Peavey Electronics in 1965 after building his first amplifier
in 1957. Since its foundation, Peavey Electronics has been privately owned, and has grown massively from their humble beginnings in Hartley's basement in the 1950s.
The company maintains a museum featuring memorabilia related to Peavey Electronics and its notable users, which is open to the public.
Peavey currently owns 1.5 million square feet (140,000 m²) of manufacturing/assembly area over 33 facilities across North America
, 18 of which are located in their home state of Mississippi
. Products are manufactured mainly in the United States
, the United Kingdom
and the Far East
, and are distributed to 136 different countries across the globe. They also hold 130 patents, and have a product range of around 2000 designs, with between 80 to 100 being added each year.
Peavey Electronics also owns 5 major electronics brands, namely MediaMatrix
, Architectural Acoustics
, Crest Audio
, and Trace Elliot
Although Peavey Electronics produces a wide variety of equipment, a few notable designs stand out through their popularity and/or use by major professional musicians.
5150/6505/6534+ series guitar amplifiers
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