D’Addario has acquired metal fingerpick maker National Picks

D'Addario National Picks
(Image credit: D'Addario)

D’Addario, the well-known string-maker and instrument accessories brand, has announced the purchase of metal fingerpick maker National Picks.

The firm says that the pick company will now be known as D’Addario National Picks, but will otherwise continue to offer the same products and production processes it has since its picks were first patented, back in 1930.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.