Yamaha Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of musical instruments, audio equipment and electronic components. It operates through the following segments: Musical Instruments, Audio Equipment, Electronic Devices, and Others. The Musical Instruments segment provides piano, strings, percussion, and digital entertainment equipment as well as music-related activities. The Audio Equipment segment offers audio products, commercial audio equipment, and information and communication equipment. The Electronic Devices segment deals with the production of semiconductors. The Others segment includes automobile interior wood components, factory automation equipment, and golf products, and resort businesses. The company was founded by Torakusu Yamaha in November 1887 and is headquartered in Hamamatsu, Japan.