Dolmar

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For the municipal federation in Germany, see Dolmar (Verwaltungsgemeinschaft).
Dolmar GmbH
Type GmbH
Industry Forestry equipment, Landscape maintenance
Founded 1927
Headquarters Hamburg, Germany
Products Industrial Chainsaws, String trimmers, and Leaf blowers
Dolmar chainsaw
1950s log bucking bandsaws

Dolmar GmbH is one of the oldest manufacturers of portable gasoline chainsaws and is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. The company founder, Emil Lerp, developed in 1927 the "type A" saw, which weighed 125 lb and required two men to operate. It was tested on Mount Dolmar in the Thüringer forest and the company took its name from the test site.

In 1991 the company was acquired by Japanese tool manufacturer Makita.

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