The company Planet Waves was founded by Howard and Robert Silagy in Hicksville, New York in 1994. From step one the company developed more than just normal guitar accessoiries. It was always the company´s goal to develop innovative products with the most higest quality. A large number of Planet Waves products have a life-long guarantee. In 1998 Planet Waves became the subsidairy of D´Addario & Company Inc. located in Farmingdale, New York. The family firm is one of the biggest string manufacturers worlwide. Since then there has been a very intensive development of Planet Waves products which still holds on today. The product range (guitar cables, straps, cleaning products etc.) convince every guitarist due to the first-classed price performance ratio.