Gibson Guitar Corp. is a privately-held manufacturer of diversified musical instruments. Gibson Guitar Corp.’s product portfolio includes acoustic guitars, basses, banjos, mandolins, accessories, drums, amplifiers, as well as processors, pianos, band instruments, vending machines, juke boxes, electric guitars, basses, and consumer electronics. Gibson Guitar Corp.’s most popular guitar is the legendary Gibson Les Paul guitar. Gibson Guitar Corp. was founded in 1974 by Orville Gibson, and Gibson Guitar Corp. headquarters are located in Nashville, Tennessee. In 2011, Gibson Guitar Corp. was the receiving end of a federal raid seeking information supporting allegations that Gibson was illegally imported banned ebony wood to use in its guitar fingerboards. (Gibson Guitar Corp. denied the allegations). See PrivCo's Detailed Business Description: Gibson Guitar Corp. for more information on the federal raid and related allegations.