Made on Long Island: D'Addario musical instrument accessories

From the guitar picks to the drumheads, D'Addario manufactures all different instrument accessories, always trying to hit the right note when it comes to its products.

News 12 Staff

Apr 4, 2023, 10:28 AM

Updated 413 days ago

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It's a family-owned and operated company that manufactures musical instrument accessories, and their headquarters are in Farmingdale.
News 12's Jenn Seelig tunes us into D'Addario for this week's Made on Long Island.
From the guitar picks to the drumheads, D'Addario manufactures all different instrument accessories, always trying to hit the right note when it comes to its products.

Brian Vance has been with D'Addario for 22 years -- his love for music, creativity, and science string perfectly together.

Getting right down to the wire, D'Addario manufactures high carbon and low carbon steel wire for music strings. Strings for the electric, acoustic, bass guitars, ukuleles, and banjos. They produce 800,000 strings a day.

The company designs, programs, and builds most of its production equipment in Farmingdale. They distribute their products internationally.

The D'Addario Family has been making music strings for centuries. The family is filled of artists and musicians.

The company is fine tuning, and are in the process of moving one of their factories from California to New York -- bringing in 70 to 80 new jobs to the area.


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