Seit 130 Jahren steht der Name C.A. Götz jr. für die Herstellung und den Vertrieb von hochwertigen Streichinstrumenten und Zubehör.
Das Familienunternehmen wurde 1884 von Conrad August Götz im Vogtland gegründet, einem der weltweiten Zentren des Musikinstrumentenbaus seit dem 17. Jahrhundert. Jahrhundert. Das Unternehmen mit Sitz in Wernitzgrün/Markneukirchen begann mit der Produktion von Geigenwirbeln, Saiten und Kolophonium.
Das Unternehmen wird heute in der vierten Generation geführt. C.A. Götz jr. bietet eine breite Produktpalette von mehr als 5000 hochwertigen Artikeln für den Fachhandel, professionelle Musiker und Musikliebhaber und vor allem für Instrumentenbauer.
The 350-year tradition of musical instrument making in Markneukirchen has been awarded Intangible Cultural Heritage in Germany by UNESCO.
The German directory of intangible cultural heritage is recognizing relevant German tradition and craftsmanship. The musical instrument making in and around Markneukirchen makes an important contribution for the conservation of the heritage of Germany as a cultural nation.
The centuries old tradition of craftmanship and skills related to music instrument making in the region is an outstanding example of how skills are preserved in the community and foster innovation by building on this centuries old knowledge.
We feel proud for Markneukirchen as well as all companies and institutions within the music community.
In cooperation with our IT partners we have developed a completely new business framework to increase our productivity and the precision of our processes. The aim is to leverage the opportunities new technologies and services are offering together with our customers, suppliers and extended partner network. We rework all external interfaces and internal processes targeting a completed networked operations. For our customers this leads to a more precise business service which comes at lower cost. We are proud that the European Union is convinced by our innovative approach.
Material science is one of the most rapidly developing fields of science. Together with our suppliers, technology partners and furthers cooperation partners we are testing materials from other fields of application for the music community. From 3D printing for customized accessories to new carbon-aramid-roover-bows we are exploring various materials and applications. The aim is to develop prototypes for a later integration into production.
We believe it is of utmost importance for our community to support the CITES regulation to safeguard our global biodiversity. Therefor we have been working with our partners, suppliers, consultants and regulatory bodies to develop a customized best practice company policy to certify the material origin, production and refining process of our products. Currently we implemented this process for more than 70 percent of our products (Mid-2016) and we hope to complete the transition in 2017.
More information about CITES on https://www.cites.org/.