Press Releases
March 12, 2018

Hitachi Power Tools today announced a name change from Hitachi Power Tools to Metabo HPT for its full line of power tools, fasteners, accessories and outdoor power equipment products for North America. The transition will start from September 2018 with the launch of MultiVolt, while the majority of products will changeover after December 2018.

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2018
February 07, 2018

Hitachi Power Tools (Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd.) today announced its first compressor in a new Low Noise Series; a Portable 1-Gallon Oil-Free Quiet Air Compressor, model EC28M. It produces a mere 59 dB of sound, which is so low a normal conversation can easily take place while it is cycling! Equipped with an industrial oil-free pump and overload protection, it delivers high durability with virtually no maintenance. Weighing just 25.2 lbs., the EC28M is easy to transport and is ready to plug and play right out of the box.

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2018
November 10, 2017

Hitachi Power Tools (Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd.) today announced its first 7-1/4” Worm Drive Circular Saw, model C7WDM. It features a powerful 15-Amp motor that produces 5,000 RPMs (no-load) to powerfully rip through OSB, 2x4’s, LVL, plywood and other typical framing materials or fiber cement boards when equipped with a fiber cement blade. Its soft non-slip grip rear handle is ergonomically designed for comfort and vibration reduction. It comes with Hitachi’s 5-year warranty along with two 24T Premium 7-1/4” VPR Framing Blades for fast cutting right out of the box.

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2017