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February 21, 2013

Back in June, Home Depot said it intended to defend its position as power tool market share leader. Now the giant chain finds itself a defendant in a lawsuit filed by Orchard Supply Hardware.

In a 43-page complaint, San Jose, Calif.-based Orchard said it's being iced by power tool makers Milwaukee and Makita at the urging of the world's largest home improvement retailer. "Orchard Supply vs. Home Depot, Milwaukee Electric Tool and Makita USA" was filed in December in U.S. District Court in San Francisco. OSH claims the defendants are running an unlawful group boycott.

November 2, 2012

Innovative new products engineered with the latest advancements in battery technology continue to fuel the power tools industry for the major brands — including DeWalt, Makita and Milwaukee Tool — as they introduce faster, lighter products that provide superior performance for users.

August 29, 2012

Makita 18V LXT Series

June 29, 2011

Innovation has not escaped the attention of the following home improvement companies. July’s New Product Showcase features goods from eco-friendly cleaners to a heated jacket and everything in between. Make sure to sign up for the HCN Daily and check out homechannelnews.com for the industry’s brightest product ideas.

June 9, 2011

The latest addition to Makita's LXT Series of lithium-ion-powered tools is the new cordless die grinder.

“With 25,000 RPM and 18 volts of lithium-ion power, it is another trade solution for pros working in plumbing, automotive, service and maintenance," said Ethan Haughawout, Makita product manager, cordless tools.

June 9, 2011

The latest addition to Makita's LXT Series of lithium-ion-powered tools is the new cordless die grinder.

“With 25,000 RPM and 18 volts of lithium-ion power, it is another trade solution for pros working in plumbing, automotive, service and maintenance," said Ethan Haughawout, Makita product manager, cordless tools.

April 25, 2011

CPO Commerce, an on-line retailer of home-improvement products, has announced its acquisition of TylerTool.com, an e-commerce site that sells power tools and equipment to contractors and DIYers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

Established in 1999, TylerTool.com offers DeWalt, Makita, Milwaukee, Bosch, Porter Cable, and other brand name tools, as well as compressors, generators and other equipment.

April 6, 2011

Makita Industrial Power Tools signed 12-time X-Games medalist Brian Deegan to a promotional deal.

Under the deal, Makita becomes the Official Power Tool for Brian Deegan, the founder of Metal Mulisha, as he competes in motor sports racing, including off-road, freestyle motocross and rally car.

December 28, 2010

Power tool manufacturer Makita will return in 2011 as the official power tool sponsor of Supercross motorcycle racing. The 2011 Supercross season launches on Jan. 8, at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, Calif.

In addition to live racing, Makita is the Official Power Tool Sponsor of Major League Soccer (MLS), and the Mexican National Soccer Team (FMF) during their competitive matches in the U.S.

 

December 28, 2010

Power tool manufacturer Makita will return in 2011 as the official power tool sponsor of Supercross motorcycle racing. The 2011 Supercross season launches on Jan. 8, at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, Calif.

In addition to live racing, Makita is the Official Power Tool Sponsor of Major League Soccer (MLS), and the Mexican National Soccer Team (FMF) during their competitive matches in the U.S.

 

December 5, 2010

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December 2, 2010

La Mirada, Calif.-based Makita announced the launch of its next generation half-inch drill/driver to its...

La Mirada, Calif.-based Makita announced the launch of its next generation half-inch drill/driver to its 18-volt Compact Lithium Ion line.

 

The new LXFD01CW drill/driver is the latest edition to the compact lithium-ion platform created by Makita in 2006. It delivers more power with less weight and improved ergonomics for a range of drilling, driving and fastening tasks, the company said.

 

 

December 2, 2010

La Mirada, Calif.-based Makita announced the launch of its next generation half-inch drill/driver to its...

La Mirada, Calif.-based Makita announced the launch of its next generation half-inch drill/driver to its 18-volt Compact Lithium Ion line.

 

The new LXFD01CW drill/driver is the latest edition to the compact lithium-ion platform created by Makita in 2006. It delivers more power with less weight and improved ergonomics for a range of drilling, driving and fastening tasks, the company said.

 

 

October 31, 2010

Do you want to engage customers? Then turn them loose in the power tool aisle....

October 31, 2010

The power tools aisle is a cornerstone in any hardware retailer’s selection—where brands like DeWalt,...

October 31, 2010

The power tools aisle is a cornerstone in any hardware retailer’s selection—where brands like DeWalt,...

November 2, 2008

The market for cordless power tools may be feeling the effects of a soft economy,...

June 17, 2008

The power tool manufacturer has chosen to spend marketing dollars in what it calls “highly...

June 17, 2008

The power tool manufacturer has chosen to spend marketing dollars in what it calls “highly...

October 21, 2007

Power tools are considered one of the sexiest categories in home improvement. Just witness the...

October 21, 2007

Power tools are considered one of the sexiest categories in home improvement. Just witness the...