Press Releases
April 14, 2016

Hitachi Power Tools (Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd.) today announced the newest addition to the air compressor market, the EC99S featuring an oil lubricated cast iron pump and thermal overload protection. This 4-Gallon twin stack compressor weighs less than 53 lbs and is easy to transport around any jobsite thanks to its ergonomic handle for ultimate convenience.

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2016
December 11, 2015

Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd.(“Hitachi Koki”) today 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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2015
July 29, 2015

To make the shopping experience simpler for consumers, Hitachi pneumatics will be featured in a dedicated brand display with color-coded nailers, associated fasteners and accessories located directly below the coordinating tools for efficiency. Pro and DIY consumers alike will find increased on-hand availability and the diversity of tool selection needed to tackle any pneumatic tool and fastener application. The Hitachi fasteners will also be clearly labeled by the local building codes for quick and easy identification.

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2015