Gibson Guitars

Iconic Gibson Guitar Staring At Bankruptcy
The Gibson Guitar Company, which got it's start in Kalamazoo over a century ago is facing the possibility of bankruptcy. The company which was founded in Kalamazoo in 1902, but moved to Tennessee in the 1980's, has fallen on hard times.
Kalamazoo Rallying Tomorrow To Save The Stack
From 1917 until 1984, Kalamazoo was the home of Gibson guitars with the building that still stands at 225 Parsons St. But its most notable feature is the over 70-foot tall smokestack that comes off the top of the building. Now, with the stack having to come down, local residents are coming together …