Since 1887, when it began producing reed organs, the Yamaha Corporation in Japan (then Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd.) has grown to become the world’s largest manufacturer of a full line of musical instruments.
Yamaha owns numerous subsidiaries in overseas markets in addition to a number of related companies in Japan.
Bose Corporation is a privately held American corporation that designs, develops and sells audio equipment. Founded in 1964 by Amar Bose, the company sells its products throughout the world. Bose is best known for its home audio systems and speakers, noise cancelling headphones, professional audio systems and automobile sound systems.