Makita to celebrate 100th Anniversary in 2015 - Canadian Woodworking Magazine

Makita to celebrate 100th Anniversary in 2015

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As 2015 approaches, so does an industry milestone for Makita. The company will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2015, and preparations for the event are already being made. The 100-year anniversary will be celebrated worldwide by Makita’s subsidiary offices and manufacturing/assembly plants, including Makita USA and the manufacturing facility in Buford, Ga. More details on the Makita 100-year anniversary will be announced soon.
Industry Leadership
Since 1915, Makita has been a leading power tool innovator. Today, Makita continues to lead the industry and meet demands of the construction world with tools and accessories engineered to make professional users more productive and meet high efficiency standards. Makita tools deliver more power and more speed with cordless tools that provide longer run time and faster battery charge time.
Additionally, ergonomics means more today than ever, so Makita delivers tools that are more compact with less weight and have lower vibration. Makita is focused on providing solutions never before seen in the industry, like 18V LXT cordless tools with the power, speed and run time for the freedom to unplug the cord. It’s all about "NO LIMITS."
"Raising productivity and reducing labor are driving forces in the construction world," says Ken Hefley, senior vice president, marketing. "As 2015 approaches, Makita will continue to lead, and meet this demand with tools and accessories that help professional users solve problems and make them more efficient."

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