Top 5 musical instruments companies in the world


Music has been hard-wired into our very existence as human beings. While everyone enjoys listening to good music, not many of us are what the world calls ‘musicians’- the ones with the ability to play a musical instrument.The most priceless thing for musicians is their instruments. Musical instrument provides a medium for an artist to reach out to people. Talent is best expressed when presented best. An artist can improve his performance with the use of quality instruments. Here, we have enlisted the top musical instrument manufacturing companies in the world, that can help you select a trustworthy instrument brand.

1. Gibson

Gibson Brands, is an American manufacturer of guitars, other musical instruments, and consumer and professional electronics. It’s main headquarters are in Nashville, Tennessee. It was way back in 1902 when Orville Gibson founded such musical instrument brand. Gibson sells guitars under a variety of brand names. The Gibson Memphis shop has mostly focused on building hollow and semi-hollowbody guitars.

2. Harman Professional

Harman International Industries, is an American subsidiary of Samsung Group that designs and engineers connected products for automakers, consumers and enterprises worldwide. The products include connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation and connected services. Sidney Harman and Bernard Kardon founded the predecessor to Harman International, Harman Kardon, in 1953. The company is Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, Harman maintains major operations in the Americas, Europe, as well as Asia. Harman markets its products under more than twenty brands — including AKG Acoustics, AMX, Crown Audio, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon, dbx, DigiTech, Mark Levinson, Martin, Revel, Soundcraft, and BSS Audio. Harman International shareholders have voted in favor of the acquisition by Samsung, becoming a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics on March 10, 2017.

3. Shure

Shure Incorporated is an American audio products corporation. It was founded by Sidney N. Shure in Chicago, Illinois in 1925 as a supplier of radio parts kits. The company became a consumer and professional audio-electronics manufacturer of microphones, wireless microphone systems, phonograph cartridges, discussion systems, mixers, and digital signal processing. The company also manufactures listening products, including headphones, high-end earphones, and personal monitor systems. Shure currently produces numerous series of microphones for various applications, including the SM, Beta, KSM, and PG series, as well as specialty consumer microphones, Microflex, and Easyflex.

4. Yamaha

Yamaha Corporation is a Japanese multinational corporation and conglomerate with a very wide range of products and services. It was established in the year 1897 with 100,000 yen as a starting business capital. The person behind its foundation was Torakusu Yamaha. Yamaha is known for predominantly musical instruments, electronics and power sports equipment. Yamaha has grown to become the world’s largest manufacturer of musical instruments; including pianos, “silent” pianos, drums, guitars, brass instruments, woodwinds, violins, violas, and vibraphones, as well as a leading manufacturer of semiconductors, audio/visual, computer related products, sporting goods, home appliances, specialty metals and industrial robots.

5. Fender Musical Instruments

This American musical instrument brand is known in manufacturing amplifiers and stringed instruments just like guitars. Fender is famous for its solid-body electric guitars and bass guitars. Its headquarters are in Scottsdale, Arizona. It was in the year 1946 when Clarence Leonidas Fender founded such musical instrument brand. The company also manufactures acoustic guitars, electric basses, mandolins, banjos, and electric violins, as well as guitar amplifiers, bass amplifiers, and PA (public address) equipment. Fender has become one of the world leaders by defining the sounds we hear, by meeting the needs of musicians, by creating quality products and by backing them up with service and stability.

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