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The company continued to experience growing pains - by October, 1966 with 200 employees and 40,000 square feet of space, Ampeg's production capacity had increased to 0,000 per month, yet had .5 million in unfulfilled backorders.
Amidst company struggles related to growth and manufacturing, as well as disagreements with Hull, Oliver resigned from Ampeg.
when the newly formed investor group acquired a majority share of Ampeg stock.
Unimusic consisted of investors interested in capitalizing on opportunities in the highly-fragmented music equipment manufacturing market of the time, not unlike CBS (which owned Fender and Rhodes), or later Norlin (which owned Gibson Guitars, Lowrey and Moog Music).
At 8,000 square feet, it was three times larger than their previous home.
In June of the following year, after continued struggles to meet production demands and maintain cash flow, Ampeg announced an initial stock offering and became a publicly owned company.
By 1964 Ampeg had 100 employees and needed even more space, so it relocated to a larger space just one block away.
After a year of conflict between Hull and Unimusic, Hull tendered his resignation on October 3, 1968.You'll also find that this site is chock full of useful information to help with your selections.Fliptops is also now proud to offer our own line of high end speaker cabinets including the new 810N stack cabinet system. Hey, we know you can never own just one amp, so we are also offering a selection of parts serving other classic amps such as Fender, Marshall, Vox, Sunn, Hiwatt, Traynor and many more.In 1962, Ampeg introduced the Baby Bass, a compact upright electric bass created from the Zorko bass, whose design Ampeg had acquired from the Dopera brothers, along with a unique Oliver-designed, Ampeg-patented pickup.In 1962, Ampeg and its 40 employees moved to a new manufacturing space in Linden, New Jersey.