Ashaway got their start in 1824 under the name Ashaway Line & Twine Mfg. Co. In 1949, Ashaway began making racquet strings and has since become a leader in world class tennis and squash racquet strings used by many elite players of racquet sports. In fact, Ashaway Supernick XL is one of the most popular squash strings on the market. Ashaway also innovate the first aramid tennis strings in 1977. These aramid hybrid strings are extremely durable and wear-resistant. Many Ashaway strings are available by the package, or by the reel.