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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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  • Hitachi Power Tools Relocates US Headquarters to Braselton, GA

    March 11, 2014

    Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd (d.b.a. Hitachi Power Tools) today announced that their US Headquarters will relocate from Norcross to Braselton, GA effective late Fall 2014. The move supports the company’s plans to consolidate warehouses on the east coast, improve workplace efficiency as well as prepare for expected future growth.

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  • Grass Trimmer Recall

    March 05, 2014

    Hitachi Koki has determined that certain grass trimmers (brush cutters) can overheat, posing a burn and fire risk. The affected model numbers are Hitachi models: CG22EAD(SLP), CG22EAS(SLP), CG22EAB(SLP), CG24EASP(SL), CG27EASP(SL) and Tanaka models: TCG22EAS(SLP), TCG22EAD(SLP), TCG22EAB(SLP), TCG24EASP(SL), TCG27EASP(SL), TCG40EAS(LP), TCG40EAS(P).

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  • Rated “Best Buy” in a Leading Consumer Publication's 2014 Buying Guide

    December 16, 2013

    Hitachi Power Tools is pleased to highlight that the following Lithium Ion cordless drills have been rated Best Buy by a leading consumer publication in the 2014 Buying Guide: DS18DSAL, WH18DSAL & DS14DSFL.

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  • New 18V Brushless Lithium Ion Combo Kit from Hitachi -KC18DBFL

    September 25, 2013

    Hitachi Power Tools today announced the launch of its new 18V Brushless Motor Lithium Ion cordless 2-tool combo kit, the KC18DBFL. This kit offers Brushless technology at an amazing value, and combines an 18V Lithium Ion Brushless Hammer Drill - model DV18DBFL & an 18V Lithium Ion Brushless Impact Driver - model WH18DBFL that are only available as part of this kit. Hitachi’s Brushless motor technology delivers more power to the motor by minimizing unnecessary energy loss through friction and heat. Managed by a micro-processor chip that efficiently delivers current flow to the motor, Brushless tools experience longer run time between charges, increased power, and extended durability with essentially no maintenance. Hitachi’s signature ergonomic design for the tool bodies makes them extremely well-balanced and comfortable for extended use. Covered by Hitachi’s Lifetime Lithium Ion tool warranty and 2-year Lithium Ion battery warranty, the Brushless tools stand alone against other professional cordless product on the market today.

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  • Hitachi Announces its 18V Professional Lithium Ion Tool Platform

    July 30, 2013

    Hitachi Power Tools today announced the launch of its new series of Lithium Ion battery powered tools. The series is designed with a slide-type Lithium Ion battery pack that eliminates the post design traditionally inserted into the tools handle. The new slide type battery tools feature a more ergonomic handle for increased comfort and control with all the benefits of Lithium Ion battery power. The tools in this series were designed with the professional in mind, and are compatible with Hitachi’s popular compact pro and brushless cordless tool battery systems for even more value across the line.

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  • Hitachi Introduces a New Lightweight Coil Framing Nailer, Model NV90AG

    May 23, 2013

    Hitachi Power Tools announced the newest addition to its extensive pneumatic nailer and stapler line, the NV90AG 3-1/2” Coil Framing Nailer. Built for the jobsite, the NV90AG comes with an all aluminum body and steel head plate for maximum durability. Full of features for convenient operation and superior performance, Hitachi has made a professional grade construction tool feel effortless to maneuver in applications ranging from installing wall sheathing, roof decking, subflooring, mobile/modular home construction, making of wooden boxes, pallets and drums, packing operations in manufacturing plants and for other types of general packing and crating work.

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  • Incredible Hold- Magnetic Driver Bits Now Available

    February 13, 2013

    Hitachi Power Tools today announced the launch of its new line of innovative magnetic driver bits. Available in Phillips #2, Square #2 and Star T25, these bits feature incredible holding power thanks to the rare earth metal magnet providing a secure hold on the fastener. They are especially useful during drywall and decking applications or anytime when both hands are needed to manipulate the drill and hold the work material without the added worry of keeping the screw in place.

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  • Select Cordless Tools Rated “Best Buy” by a Leading Consumer Publication

    November 20, 2012

    Hitachi Power Tools is pleased to highlight that the following Lithium Ion cordless drills have been rated Best Buy by a leading consumer publication in the December 2012 issue: DS18DSAL, WH18DSAL & DS14DSFL.

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