Framus

Bill Lawrence was known for his pick-up design and his long career as a German based guitarist. In fact, when visiting the Framus Museum in Markneukirchen Germany, you can learn of his influential musical career when he was known as Billy Lorento. Always interested in electronics, he applied his...
Joe Marinic played in several rock bands while in school and became fascinated with the electric guitar. As a teenager he began building his own amplifiers and pickups for his guitar. After working for the Framus Guitar Company for several years, Joe had the opportunity to form his own company,...
Marcus Spaugler cut his teeth in the furniture business, working with his hands, seeing products to completion and adding his own ideas to the design and function of each piece.  When he was hired by HP Wilfer to work at Warwick, Marcus found many of those same skills came in handy.  As a product...
EZ Wajcman was fascinated by the need for specialized sounding guitar pickups.  Together with Bill Lawrence, EZ opened their pickup company in 1965 and produced a well-respected product that was the talk of the NAMM Show in the mid-1960s.  Over the years, EZ developed processes to ensure the...