Oral History Information
CC Tsai’s father and uncle ran the family business, Marina Guitar Company, in Taiwan. Young CC worked in the factory but decided to form his own company. Team Intl was formed in 1990 and focused on OEM guitar and accessories. He expanded into China in 1994 and Indonesia in 2013. The factory in Indonesia produces guitars, ukuleles and a large line of accessories including gig bands, music stands and tuners. For many years he created both his own brand and OEM products but decided to focus on his own brands, such as the Mahalo Ukulele.