Press Releases
May 19, 2016

Hitachi Power Tools (Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd.) today unveiled a new line of AC Brushless SDS Max Rotary Hammers featuring Hitachi’s Aluminum Housing Body (AHB) construction that delivers impressive internal and external durability, and select hammers in the line also incorporating User Vibration Protection (UVP) technology to minimize vibration transfer to the user. This new line from Hitachi will lead the commercial industry in North America by delivering products that not only last longer due to reformative construction of the tool body and motor, but also can reduce the risk of developing a vibration-related injury due to prolonged exposure.

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2016
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