Adams Musical Instruments
André Adams, founder of the company, started repairing brass instruments in 1970. Music was his hobby, and engineering was his passion. After gaining experience as an instrument maker with various well-known firms throughout Europe, his unique background led to the emergence of one of the world’s largest manufacturers of percussion- and brass instruments.
Adams Musical Instruments has expanded due to the fact that they have been in partnerships with the following:
- professional musicians
- amateur musicians
- several universities
Adams Musical Instruments has received the following awards:
The instrument factories and headquarters of the company are based in Ittervoort, The Netherlands. In the same building Adams has a huge music shop for woodwind, brasswind, drums and percussion. In Lummen (Belgium) the company has another music shop. Both stores have a specialised repair department. The instruments are sold worldwide via dealers and distributors. In the US through Pearl Drums for instance. Some notable dealers of Adams trumpets and flugel horns in the US are Austin Custom Brass and J. Landress Brass.
- "Company Profile". Paukenfabriek Adams B.V. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
- "King William 1 Award". Adams Musical Instruments. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
- "ADAMS MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS WINS THE PRESTIGIOUS DUTCH KING WILLIAM 1 AWARD 2010". Pearl. Retrieved 9 February 2017.