Leading Instrument Manufacturer First Act Inc. Adds Effects Pedal Company V-Stack To Product Line

First Act Inc., a leader in musical instruments, has acquired Toronto-based V-Stack, one of the industry''s top effects pedal companies - to be called V-Stack by First Act. V-Stack is known for precise replication of vintage amplifier sounds.
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V-Stack's innovative approach is based on analog technology, giving musicians the tone, versatility and sound of vintage amplifiers.

First Act's Chairman of the Board, Bernard Chiu said, "This acquisition is a part of a bigger strategy for First Act. Our strategy is to become the name associated with all levels of players--from professionals to amateurs," he said. "We have had great success in many areas of our business judging from consumer reaction at the retail level right up to the professional musicians using our guitars each night on stage."

Mark Izen, President & CEO of First Act said, "Partnering with V-Stack was obvious to us. It is an instant, sustainable way for us to improve the marketplace for effects pedals- as well as amplifiers," he said. "It's also critical that we lead the way in offering our customers the best technology. We're pioneering this new approach when it comes to replicating the unique sounds of vintage amplifiers."

First Act Inc., based in Boston, MA is a premiere musical products company that has quickly established a sterling reputation for quality. The company is currently winning major praise from their one-of-a-kind guitars crafted for professionals - including Aerosmith's Brad Whitford and Franz Ferdinand's Nick McCarthy - as well as their wide range of superior musical instruments for start up players available in stores nationwide.