Korg was founded in 1962 in Japan by Tsutomu Katoh and Tadashi Osanai as Keio Gijutsu Kenkyujo Ltd. Korg Inc. is a Japanese multinational corporation that manufactures electronic musical instruments, audio processors and guitar pedals, recording equipment, and electronic tuners. Under the Vox brand name, they also manufacture guitar amplifiers and electric guitars.

Korg is credited with a number of innovations and landmark products. It has been diversified into digital effects, tuners, recording equipment, electronic hand percussion, and software instruments. Multiple world class artists have been enjoying Korg all over the world.