Makita

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Makita Corporation
Native name
マキタ株式会社
Makita Kabushiki-gaisha
Public
Traded as TYO: 6586
OTC Pink: MKTAY
Headquarters Anjō, Aichi, Japan
Area served
Worldwide
Number of employees
12,746 (2013)
Makita Impact Screwdriver

Makita Corporation (TYO: 6586, OTC Pink: MKTAY) is a manufacturer of professional and consumer power tools. Founded in March 21, 1915, it is based in Anjō, Japan, and operates factories in Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, Mexico, Romania, the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States. Annual sales were equivalent to $2.9 billion in 2012.[1][2]

In January 2004, Makita announced the release of two new batteries with L.E.D. lights to join the eLuminate<TM> Series. These two new batteries were among the most powerful and longest lasting on the market at that time.[3]

In June 2004, Makita introduced a new line of high-powered generators, which featured extreme performance, reliability, and efficiency.[4]


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They also make saws since April 22nd 2006