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Peavey receives lifetime award

Members of the Peavey Commercial Audio team and colleagues at the AV Awards are, from left, Stuart Hillis, Julian Young, Brian Cleary, Roland Hemming, Rachel Hastings, Hartley Peavey, Shayne Thomas, James Kennedy, Kevin Ivey and Mark Coombes.
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Music and audio innovator Hartley Peavey, founder and CEO of Peavey Electronics, was recently honored as the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual AV Awards ceremony in London, England. Recognized for his pioneering efforts and 50 years of successful innovation and manufacturing, Peavey appeared in person to accept the award before a crowd of 950 cheering ...

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Peavey's wellness program honored after workers drop 1,000 pounds

MERIDIAN — HR Professionals Magazine has named Meridian-based Peavey Electronics a “Mississippi Corporate Role Model” for the company’s health program. Implemented in 2013, Peavey Wellness is an employee wellness program led by Peavey Corporate Health Director Karin Roberts. The initiative has yielded positive results, as the company as a whole has lost a combined 1,000 pounds since March. “The whole ...

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Newspaper recognizes Peavey

The Meridian Star has named founder and CEO of Peavey Electronics Hartley Peavey its Citizen of the Year. Peavey was honored for his commitment to the city. Peavey has shown its ongoing commitment to American manufacturing by moving production of three brands to its Meridian headquarters in recent years. These represent significant investments in the Peavey family of brands and ...

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New study touts Mississippi’s potential

The “creative economy” includes individuals such as artists, architects, chefs and professors, creative industries such as Peavey Electronics, Viking Range Corp., The Elvis Presley Birthplace and Ramey Agency and creative communities including Oxford, Clarksdale, Ocean Springs and Rolling Fork. The recent Mississippi Creative Economy study concludes that this segment represents approximately 61,000 jobs and just over three percent of the ...

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Peavey Electronics to expand operations

MERIDIAN — Peavey Electronics is planning to expand its Meridian operations to accommodate a new line of guitars. Hartley Peavey, founder and CEO, said the expansion is needed after the purchase of the hard assets and intellectual property of Composite Acoustics. Peavey said there will initially be about 15 new jobs, but that could grow to 75 or more. Peavey ...

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Pieces in place for big tourism boom in Mississippi

But Peavey Electronics founder Hartley Peavey says we must use them   Centuries ago, when villages decided to celebrate something – maybe a successful harvest –  business owners got to thinking. Folks doing the celebrating are probably going to be hungry, they concluded. So let’s sell them something to eat. They’ll most likely want to have something to help them ...

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Peavey product wins another award

MERIDIAN — The editors of Guitar World magazine have honored the Peavey Electronics’ VYPYR 75 modeling guitar amplifier with its Gold Award for Overall Value. “Peavey’s new Vypyr Series modeling amps are packed with so many sounds and features that they offer boom, rather than bang, for the buck,” wrote Chris Gill in the August 2009 issue of Guitar World. ...

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