The peavey Electronics Corporation is one of the largest manufacturers of music instruments and professional studio equipment worldwide; the company’s HQ´s are in Meridian (Mississippi). Hartley Peavey built his first amplifiers in the basement of his house, and then decided to extend to guitars, and entire PA systems. In 1695 the company Peavey was founded and is privately owned to this very day. The motto was and is: High quality products for a fair price. Peavey has 4 large subsidiaries: Media Matrix, Architectural Acoustics, PVDJ und Crest Audio. Next to a museum, a total of 33 manufacturing plants, with around 140 000 m² floor space in North America, Europe and Asia belong to Peavey. 18 plants alone are in the hometown of Mississippi. Die main production is in USA, England and the Far East. The products are distributed in over 136 countries and the range consists of over 2000 products, with more than 100 new items being added each year. Furthermore over 130 patents are registered with Peavey.

Steve Morse (i.e. Deep Purple), Joe Satriani, Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), King´s X, Mike Kroeger (Nickelback), Todd Harrel (3 Doors Down), Ted Nugent, Mike & Steve Porcaro (Toto), Rudy Sarzo (Dio), John & Andy Taylor (Duran Duran), Dweezil Zappa and more.