Company Description: Takamine Guitars manufactures acoustic/electric and bass guitars, offering their products to musicians in the global market. Takamine Guitars specializes in manufacturing guitars and preamps, and is the manufacturer of various acoustic/electric guitar models.
Company History: The Takamine story began over 50 years ago in Japan, during a time when playing the guitar was becoming more common in that region of the world. The company began to grow in Japan, particularly when Mass Hirade joined the Takamine team in 1968. Production of the "Classical" guitars took off soon after, and Takamine reached international heights in the mid-1970s. Today, Takamine Guitars is a successful guitar-manufacturing corporation, known globally for its high quality instruments. - Takamine Guitars