The 60th Anniversary
Thanks to you, our company is the 60th anniversary of its founding.
Company Name : <G-GOTOH> Gotoh Gut Co., Ltd.
Location : 3040 Miyako-cho, Isesaki, Gunma, 372-0801 JAPAN
TEL : 0270-25-3608
FAX : 0270-23-8432
Foundation : July.1960
Enterprises : Musical instrument part manufacturing industry
President : Masaki Gotoh
Director : Takao Gotoh
General manager : Itsuko Gotoh
Employees : 45 (2020.Feb)
Major Product : Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin etc… The metal parts for stringed instruments.
Major Customer：Fujigen Co., Ltd. Moridaira Co., Ltd. YAMAHA. TAKAMINE. YAIRI. TOKAI. DYNA Co., Ltd. FERNANDES CO., LTD. E.S.P Co., Ltd. HOSCO. KMS Shokai. Other musical instrument makers and trading companies
We have been committed to our own developed JAPAN quality since our founding and have been constantly improving and improving. Currently, we are the only manufacturer of stringed instruments parts in Japan that has earned the trust of many users.
Digital printing machine introduced. Started on-demand printing to reduce catalog loss.
All lighting in the factory is converted to LED to promote energy saving.
Water jet processing machine introduced. CFRP processing started.
New warehouse building construction. Automated warehouse operation started.
The founder of Gotoh, Masao Gotoh passed away.
Established independent section for metallic mold as G-Grade Inc.
Established licensing agreement with Trev Wilkinson and started the manufacturing of Wilkinson bridges.
New Director / President of company.
Discontinued pickup manufacture.
Established a processing plant for metallic molds and tailpieces.
Began manufacture and sales of pickups for electric guitars and basses.
Began manufacturing Floyd Rose tremolo under a licensing agreement.
Began metal mold design manufacturing.
Began manufacture and sales of bridges and tailpieces for electric guitars and bases.
Withdrawal from manufacturing of strings for music industry.
Newly-built factory at Miyakomamachi, Isesaki-shi.
Newly-built factory at Tsunatorimachi, Isesaki-shi. Began manufacture of the spool for stringed instruments and assembly parts.
Gotoh limited company is established.
Began manufacture of steel and nylon bowstrings.
Established GOTOH GUT Research Institute at Sanko-cho, Isesaki-shi, Gumma-ken, and started the manufacture and sales of musical strings (mainly for violin) and other gut products.
The founder of Gotoh : Masao Gotoh