Fender Guitar Corporation

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Fender Musical Instruments Corporation manufactures many stringed instruments as well as amplifiers and various guitar accessories such as picks and straps. The company was founded in Fullerton California by Clarence Leonidas "Leo" Fender. He designed one of the first commercially successful solid body guitar as well as the widely popular Precision bass guitar. The company has manufacturing plants in various countries such as Japan, Mexico and the United States. Although Fender was not the first company to manufacture electric guitars, few companies have been as successful as Fender.

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