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Peavey marker erected

Hartley Peavey, founder and CEO of Peavey Electronics, now has a marker on the Historic Mississippi Blues Trail. In addition, the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Center honored Peavey with a bronze on the Walk of Fame at Dumont Plaza in downtown Meridian. Peavey heads one of the world’s largest and most diversified manufacturers of musical-instrument and professional-audio products, boasting more ...

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Peavey opens Hollywood showroom on Sunset Boulevard

MERIDIAN — Peavey Electronics recently celebrated the grand opening of the Peavey Hollywood showroom on Sunset Boulevard at the heart of Guitar Row. The weeklong event featured appearances from company founder Hartley Peavey as well as musicians, celebrities and live performances. Musicians and music fans packed into the new showroom — lined with the amplifiers, guitars and sound reinforcement gear ...

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Target going after electronic shoppers

NEW YORK — Target is known for being cheap and chic. But now the retailer is making a big push to become known as a destination for electronics. Target Corp. said yesterday it’s adding several services for electronics shoppers, including free telephone technical support for purchases, an electronics recycling program that offers store gift cards and expanded wireless phone offerings. ...

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Selex Galileo expanding at Coast airport

HANCOCK COUNTY — Selex Galileo, a defense electronics company, will more than double its space at Stennis International Airport in Hancock County, going from 34,000 to 86,000 square feet in the first phase of a four- to five-year, $11 million to $13 million expansion. The Arlington, Va.-based company presently employs 18 people. Selex CEO Giles Kyser tells The Sun Herald ...

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Samsung plans $20.6B investment

SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung said today it plans to invest 23.3 trillion won ($20.6 billion) over the next decade in technologies including solar cells and medical devices, aiming to boost sales and increase its workforce by tens of thousands. The plan was agreed at a meeting yesterday of top executives of electronics and medical companies in the Samsung Group, ...

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Peavey named 'Company to Watch'

MERIDIAN — Music retail experts at the 2010 Winter NAMM convention have honored Peavey Electronics with the “NAMM Best In Show – Company to Watch” award. Mike Guillot, director of purchasing for Mississippi Music, a four-store retail chain based in Hattiesburg, named Peavey Electronics his top “Company to Watch” for its long-standing commitment to advancing the state of the art ...

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SemiSouth product adopted by electronics company

STARKVILLE — SemiSouth Laboratories, an innovator in silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, announced that its breakthrough product, a highly efficient, normally-off SiC JFET, has been adopted for the first time by a consumer electronics company for use in a new audiophile-quality power amplifier. The new J2 Power Amplifier, designed by audio innovator Nelson Pass for First Watt, a high-quality amplifier ...

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