Vic Firth Company is the world's leading manufacturer of drumsticks and mallets. Established in 1963 by world-renowned principal timpanist for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Everett "Vic" Firth, the company is recognized worldwide as the producer of the highest quality drumsticks in the music industry. Since the beginning, Vic Firth Company has blazed trails in manufacturing, bringing centerless grinding, pitch pairing, weight sorting, injection molding and more to the industry. But the key has always been our mastery of design. Today, more drummers worldwide choose Vic sticks over any other brand.