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Hohner German manufacturer of musical instruments sold under the Hohner brand in addition to manufacturing drums, percussion products and Orff instruments under the Sonor name and ukuleles under the Lanakai and Kohala labels. Company is owned by KHS Group. Distribution: In the Benelux countries by JIC Music, in Bosnia-Herzegovina, The Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia by Marving Musical Instruments, in Brazil by Izzo, in Bulgaria by Pro Audio Ltd, in Croatia by Euromusic Agency, in Greece by Philippos Nakas S.A., in Iceland by Tónastöðin, in Portugal & Spain by Enrique Keller, in Mexico by Distribuidora Gonher, on Reunion Island by Fotelec, in Russia by Music Land and in South Africa by Tuerk Musical Technologies Homepage:http://www.hohner.de -- Hohner USA -- Hohner France -- Sonor homepage -- Kohala site -- Lanakai page.
Resources :Sonor Museum a site with info on vintage Sonor drums
Holger Stonjek German manufacturer of high end solidbody guitars and basses sold under the Sandberg brand, in addition to standard finsished they offer aged looking instruments as well. Distribution: In Canada by Diffusion Audio, in France by Fred's Guitar Parts, in Poland by Audiostacja Homepage:http://www.sandberg-guitars.de . Holger Stonjek, Helmstedter Str. 55 a, D-38126 Braunschweig, Germany. Tel: +49 (0)531 89 52 23. Fax: 0049 (0)531 2 19 16 27. E-Mail: home |at| sandberg-guitars.de.
Hosco Japanese musical instrument manufacturer and trading company. Hosco makes mid and high end musical instrument parts such as nuts and saddles made out of shaped bone and tools intended for musical instruments production, that includes specialist tools such as jigs and hand tools such as chemically polished files, saws, pliers and so on. In addition they sell string instrument kits; these include acoustic and electric guitars, ukuleles, violins and mandolins.
The parts and the kits are usually sold under the Hosco name but on a smaller scale the company also makes solid-body electric guitars & basses under the Scooh’z label and also run a Chinese factory that manufactures acoustic guitars and ukuleles, these are sold under the Reuben name for steel string guitars, classical guitars under the Andalusia name and the ukuleles are sold under the Lahaina name, they have in the past also sold acoustic guitars using the Wood Land brand. The company also acts as a non-exclusive worldwide distributor of DoMo, Gotoh and Suzuki Violin Co. and was BTW named Hosokawa & Co. until about 2007. Distribution: In Turkey by Kivilcim Grup. Homepage:http://www.hosco.co.jp . Hosco Inc., 76 Kawamura-cho, Moriyama-ku, Nagoya, Japan. Tel: +81 52 796 1588. Fax: +81 52 796 1630.
Japanese company that manufactures guitars, basses and related instruments and accessories under the Ibanez brand and drums under the Tama name. Company originally founded in 1908 as a music publisher and store, and in addition to the above labels have used others such as Maxxas to brand their guitars and Star Drums & Camco on drums. The company also acts as the Japanese distributor of Wireless products from Samson Audio. Distribution:
Howard Klepper USA based manufacturer of high end handmade steel string guitars, sometimes traded in the past as "Howard Klepper Woodworks". Homepage:http://www.klepperguitars.com Howard M Klepper, 2896 Bardy Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95404-8542, USA. Tel: +1 510 684 5187. E-Mail: howard (at) klepperguitars.com.
Hubei Fotima Machinery Co. Chinese company that manufactures traditional Chinese gongs and also more modern cymbals for use with drum kits etc. Sold in the West under the Wuhan brand. Homepage:http://www.china-gongs.com Hubei Fotima Machinery Co., Building 3, International Enterprises Center, Guanshan Road 2 Te 1#, Wuchang, Wuhan 430074, China. Tel: +86 27 67845266 and +86 27 67845275. Fax: +86 27 67845262. E-Mail: wespeed2002 (at) msn.com or fotma2006 |at| gmail.com.
Human Base Instruments German manufacturer of hand made high end electric bass guitars, most if not all of their designs are neck-through and people can choose from 4 to 6 strings and fretted or fretless necks. Homepage:http://www.humanbase.de Human Base Instruments, Postgasse 1, D-65529 Waldems, Germany. Tel: +49 (0) 6087 9893 10. Fax: +49 (0) 6087 9893 11. E-Mail: info >at< humanbase.de.
Humes and Berg USA based company that manufactures musical instrument cases and accessories such as wind instrument mutes, stands, casters and furniture. Distribution: In France by SML. Non-exclusive distribution/wholesaling by Gewa Music Homepage:http://www.humes-berg.com . Humes & Berg Mfg. Co. Inc., 4801 Railroad Avenue, East Chicago, IN 46312, USA. Tel: +1 219 397 1980 (int.) or 800 348 9737 (Toll free, USA/Canada only). Fax: +1 219 397 4534. E-Mail: products >at< humes-berg.com
H. W. Products Inc. USA based company that manufactures cleaning products and other accessories for brass and woodwind instruments. Distribution: Non-exclusive distribution in the USA by Conn-Selmer Homepage:http://www.hwproducts.com . H.W. Products Inc., 14230 Doolittle Drive, San Leandro, CA 94577, USA. Tel: +1 510 614 8722. Fax: +1 510 614 8663. E-Mail: office -at- hwproducts.com