Makita Power Tools

The Makita Corporation was founded in 1915 as an electric motor sales & repair company, and in 1958 became the first company in Japan to manufacture and sell portable electric planers.

In 2015 Makita celebrated 100 Years in business and today continues to expand and maintain their international position as a leading manufacturer of power tools. Today, Makita continues to provide products and services that are beneficial to all types of customers engaged in housing construction, woodworking manufacture and specialist power tooling. Makita’s history is one of close interaction with customers and parallels  the evolution of power tools throughout the 20th and into the 21st century.