An Introduction to Compression: Basic Compression - A Free Guide from Audio Masterclass

An Introduction to Equalization - A Free Guide from Audio Masterclass

Equipping Your Home Recording Studio - A Free Guide from Audio Masterclass

Fender Acquires Tacoma Guitar Company Assets

Thursday January 01, 2004
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced today that its affiliate has just completed an agreement to purchase specific assets of the Tacoma, Washington-based Tacoma Guitar Company, Inc...
Fender Acquires Tacoma Guitar Company Assets

October 8, 2004

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced today that its affiliate has just completed an agreement to purchase specific assets of the Tacoma, Washington-based Tacoma Guitar Company, Inc. The deal, effective as of October 7, 2004, includes the brand names Tacoma, Olympia, Orpheum and Papoose, as well as the company's Pacific Northwest manufacturing facility.

Contrary to the growing trend of U.S. manufacturers moving production to overseas entities, this move adds an additional facility to FMIC and its affiliate's United States manufacturing operations that will be focused solely on acoustic guitar production.

"We are fully dedicated to offering the finest possible American-made products," says Bill Schultz, Chairman & CEO of FMIC. "The Tacoma Guitar Company has a rich history here in the United States, and we at FMIC look forward to continuing its legacy."

The skilled staff based out of Tacoma, Washington will continue to build Tacoma brand products. The facility will also take over production of FMIC's storiedGuild line of acoustic guitars, a transition that is already in progress.

FMIC and its affiliate will immediately begin to manufacture, market, sell and distribute Tacoma Guitar Company brands to its worldwide network of retail partners. Existing Tacoma Guitar Company retailers will begin to be contacted by FMIC Specialty Sales representatives to discuss the transition.

For more information, visit their web site at www.fender.com

Thursday January 01, 2004 ARCHIVE
David Mellor has been creating music and recording in professional and home studios for more than 30 years. This website is all about learning how to improve and have more fun with music and recording. If you enjoy creating music and recording it, then you're definitely in the right place :-)
Come on the FREE COURSE TOUR