Established in 1957 by Jinichi Masuda as Kyowa Technological Steel Ltd., KTS manufactured high-quality precision stainless steel parts for many top brands of watches, most notably the Seiko®,Citizen®, GUCCI®, BREITLING® and Baume & Mercier®. In 1997, The Titanium division of KTS was launched by Hiroshi Masuda. Hiroshi, an avid guitar player quickly realized the advantages of Titanium and its ability to transfer sound energy. Hiroshi enlisted Dr. Matsumi Suzuki, President of the Japan Acoustic Laboratory and together have created Titanium guitar and bass bridge parts that specifically utilize every advantage that Titanium has to offer.

KTS Musical Products are distributed exclusively by AP International in North America.  If you are interested in using KTS, please email them at

KTS Musical Products Inc. / H.Q. in Japan
2-13-27, Hizaori-cho, Asaka-shi
Saitama 351-0014 Japan //