D’Addario & Company, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of musical instrument accessories in the world. It has its current headquarter in Farmingdale, Long Island, New York. It doesn’t only manufacture several lines of strings under its brand names but also manufactures OEM strings for other musical instrument companies. Apart from strings, it is also a leading producer of cables, ear plugs, capos, electronic tuners, humidifiers, straps, picks, drumheads, drum sticks, slides, and reeds for woodwind instruments.
It markets its DAddario Guitar Accessories under seven proprietary brands, namely, D’Addario strings, ProMark drumsticks, Evans drumheads, Rico reeds, PureSound, and Planet Waves cables and accessories. It is a family-owned business and operated with more than 1,100 employees worldwide.
95% of the company’s products are manufactured in the US employing Toyota’s Lean manufacturing principles. The company has a distribution network in 120 countries; serving over 3,000 U.S. retailers, all major e-commerce websites, and more than 5,000 artists endorsing it.
The company is known for manufacturing high-quality acoustic strings, electric strings, bass strings, ukulele family, classical strings, banjo family, world instruments, mandolin family, and single strings.
D’Addario’s EXP coated strings come with the plain steel strings and hexagonal cores that are made of its revolutionary NY High Carbon Steel. This is a newly engineered, envisioned, break-resistant, perfected, and high-carbon steel wire that delivers pitch stability and unprecedented strength.
Each EXP set is combined with the best-quality wrap wire materials; précised and micro-coated on company’s advanced proprietary machinery. Each of the string set maintains the familiar uncoated tone and with it, adding up to 4 times more life to the string.
D’Addario strings are popular all over the world for their high-quality. You will find these strings in most of the guitars, basses, mandolins, ukuleles and a whole lot more. The company has improved the quality of its accessories over years, making it to the world’s largest guitar accessories manufacturers.