Yamaha Corporation

Japanese music and audio equipment maker
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Yamaha is a Japanese multinational company that makes different products, including musical instruments such as keyboards.

Yamaha Corporation
FoundedOctober 12, 1887
ProductsMusical instruments, Audio/Video, Electronics, Computer related products, Motorbikes, Personal water craft
RevenueIncrease 4.4 billion US$ (2003)
267 million US$ (2003)
149 million US$ (2003)
Number of employees
23,500 (3/2003)

Yamaha was founded in 1887 by Torakusu Yamaha. Yamaha started when the founder Torasku Yamaha when he successfully completed the first reed organ[1] It was named Nippon Gakki Company, Limited and produced pianos and reed organs at that time. In October 1987, on the 100th anniversary, its name was changed to The Yamaha Corporation. Yamaha produces several musical instruments including keyboards, flutes, guitars and things in a band. Yamaha also produces motorbikes, as well as the voice synthesizer Vocaloid. Yamaha is a big corporation and was founded 125 years ago.

In 1989, Yamaha shipped the world's first CD recorder.[1]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Yamaha history". Yamaha. Archived from the original on 2004-12-06. Retrieved 2007-07-24.