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  • Hitachi Koki Co, Ltd., Announces Acquisition of Metabo Aktiengesellschaft

    November 20, 2015

    Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd.(“Hitachi Koki”) announced the resolution, in the Board of Directors meeting held today, that Hitachi Koki would acquire 100% ownership of Metabo Aktiengesellschaft (“Metabo”), headquartered in Nurtingen, Germany. Metabo has an established reputation for high-quality products centered in the European market. Hitachi Koki is aiming to strengthen and expand its power tool business by acquisition of the parent company, Power Tool Invest B.V. (“PTI”), headquartered in Schiphol, the Netherlands, and of all minority shareholders’ interest owned by the founding family and executives & employees of Metabo.

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  • Hitachi Awarded Preferred Supplier in 2015 by ABC Supply Co, Inc.

    November 04, 2015

    Hitachi Power Tools (Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd.) has been recognized as a Preferred Supplier for ABC Supply’s Catalog Division in 2015 based on their commitment to product quality and innovation, and customer service. This award marks the 9th time Hitachi has received this distinction since they started doing business together in 1986. ABC Supply is the largest wholesale distributor of roofing products in the United States and one of the nation’s largest distributors of siding, windows and other exterior building products, tools and related supplies.

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    July 29, 2015

    Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) and Hitachi Power Tools announced today the introduction of the industry leading line of professional grade Hitachi pneumatic nailers and fasteners exclusively at Lowe’s stores nationwide and online at Lowe’s now offers the broadest selection of Hitachi power tools, with a lineup of tools the pros prefer most with the latest innovations that deliver lighter, faster and more durable products. The new Hitachi Power Tool displays are joining the existing lineup of Hitachi tools at Lowe’s and are rolling out to stores this month.

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  • Hitachi Introduces an 18V Brushless Li-Ion Oscillating Multi-Tool

    June 16, 2015

    Hitachi Power Tools today announced the launch of its new 18V Brushless Lithium Ion Oscillating Multi-Tool, model CV18DBLP4. This tool can cut, scrape, grind or sand just about anything with the appropriate accessory. It is sold as a tool-body only, however it is compatible with any Hitachi 18V slide-type battery and charger system. This cordless tool is convenient for quick transition between jobs and has the power to accomplish most any task.

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  • Hitachi Awarded by Sphere 1 for 3rd Consecutive Year

    June 05, 2015

    Hitachi Power Tools (Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd.) has been recognized for the third year in a row for highest sales by brand with Sphere 1 members, a cooperative of independent tool and fastener distributors. Hitachi received this top award over 94 other Sphere 1 preferred suppliers.

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  • Hitachi Introduces a New 1-1/2" Strap-Tite Nailer- NR38AK

    April 16, 2015

    Hitachi Power Tools today announced the newest addition to its extensive pneumatic lineup; a 1-1/2” Strap-Tite Fastening System Strip Nailer, model NR38AK. This nailer is designed specifically for fastening various types of pre-drilled metal connectors to wood by using the nail tip as a guide for exact placement with a sequential drive mechanism. This nailer rounds out Hitachi’s Strap-Tite family and offers superior precision and control for metal connector to wood applications.

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  • Hitachi Partners with Richard Childress Racing as Preferred Power Tools Supplier

    March 09, 2015

    Richard Childress Racing has entered into a partnership with Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd (d.b.a. Hitachi Power Tools) to become the preferred Power Tool Supplier of RCR. Hitachi Power Tools, based in Braselton, GA, is a premier manufacturer of professional grade power tools and accessories for residential, commercial construction, tradesmen and do-it-yourselfers. The partnership debuted during the recent Speedweeks activities at Daytona International Speedway.

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  • Hitachi Power Tools Relocates US HQ to Braselton, GA

    December 16, 2014

    Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd (d.b.a. Hitachi Power Tools) today announced the completion of the US Headquarters relocation from Norcross to Braselton, GA. The move supports the company’s plan to consolidate warehouses, improve workplace efficiency as well as prepare for expected future growth.

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  • Hitachi Koki Recalls Pneumatic Nailers Due to Injury Hazards

    June 12, 2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Hitachi Models NR83A2(Y) and NR83A3.

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  • Hitachi Introduces its New 18-Volt Lithium Ion DGL Series with Model DS18DGL

    May 29, 2014

    Hitachi Power Tools, today announced the launch of its new 18V Lithium Ion DGL series with Driver Drill, model DS18DGL. This cordless drill offers Lithium Ion battery technology at an amazing value. Hitachi’s signature ergonomic design for the tool and battery makes this drill extremely well-balanced and comfortable for extended use. And, covered by Hitachi’s Lifetime Lithium Ion tool warranty and 2-year Lithium Ion battery warranty, this drill is sure to stand alone against the competition and be a favorite among users on the job site.

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