GOTOH GUT Co., Ltd. began manufacturing tuning pegs for stringed instruments in 1960 and is the only manufacturer of tuning pegs in Japan. Gotoh parts are known worldwide for their quality and durability. Gotoh has always been committed to developing and implementing technology in its manufacturing processes, which has placed it at the forefront of the tuning peg and musical instrument accessories industry. Gotoh has developed the "Lubri-coat" and "Lubri-plate" technology to achieve a permanent lubrication of the parts without affecting their performance and durability, it has also managed to implement in its tuning pegs different versions of the peg post achieving a constant tuning and an easy adjustment of the guitar strings. Gotoh has recently added to its extensive catalog of pegs, the "Relic" series with aged pegs and hardware with a special treatment and the "Ko-ga" series introducing carbon fiber as an exclusive novelty in the sector, all to meet and adapt to the needs of each guitarist.