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KORG USA, Inc. Named Darkglass Electronics Distributor in Canada

Christian Wissmuller • MMR Global • August 1, 2019

John Stippell, Product Manager for Guitar Brands at KORG USA, Brian Piccolo, Director of Guitar Brands at KORG USA, Tommi Otsavaara, Chief Technology Officer for Darkglass, Joe Castronovo, President of KORG USA, Hugo Villarroel, Co-owner of Darkglass, Marcos Barilatti, COO at Darkglass and Andy Rossi, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at KORG USA.

Further expanding its sales and distribution efforts in North America, KORG USA, Inc. has announced plans to become the exclusive Canadian distributor for Darkglass Electronics, effective August 1st, 2019.

Since its origin in 2009, Darkglass’s innovative products have been making waves in the industry, attracting a loyal fan base. “It’s a combination of stealth looks, solid build, and an incredible sound and player-centric design,” shared Brian Piccolo, Director of Guitar Brands at KORG USA, Inc.

Darkglass was founded on progressive thinking and progressive products for bass players worldwide. “Everything we do is meant to be a stepping stone to something bigger and more ambitious engineering-wise, so expanding our efforts with KORG USA, Inc. is an exciting move for the brand,” stated Darkglass CEO and co-founder Douglas Castro.

“We’re thrilled to announce this exciting global change and look forward to supporting Darkglass in their quest to take over the bass world with their line of unique pedals and amps. We strongly feel that the Canadian market will love everything Darkglass has to offer and we’re looking forward to the next phase,” states Brian Piccolo, Director of Guitar Brands at KORG USA, Inc.

KORG USA, Inc. will handle all sales and distribution of the Finnish brand’s premium bass gear in both their U.S. headquarters and at their new distribution center in Toronto, Canada.

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