Makita Corporation was founded in 1915 as an electric motor sales and repair company who in 1958 became the first company in Japan to manufacture electric planers. Now, over 100 years on we have a reputation as the world leading manufacturer of power tool products for the Building & Construction, Power Garden and Commercial Cleaning industries.
We built our market leading reputation for quality and innovation of the back of our core philosophy “Listen, Act & Deliver”. We believe the best products are made by spending the time to “listen” to the people who use them and then send that feedback to our world class research & design facilities across the world to then “Act” upon. We take our time to make sure we get these two stages right so can “Deliver” market leading products and innovation.
Today we deliver a wide range of market leading products founded on our philosophy of “Listen, Act & Deliver” and can take you from the jobsite, to the backyard and beyond.