Black & Decker is a global marketer and manufacturer of quality products used in and around the home and for commercial applications. It is also a major supplier of information systems and services to government and commercial client's world-wide. With products marketed in over 100 countries and approximately half of its revenues from outside the United States, Black & Decker's product lines hold leading market share positions in their industries.
The company is the world's largest producer of power tools and accessories. Its household products business is the U.S. leader and among global competitors in the small household appliance industry.
Bosch Power Tools and Accessories is one of the divisions within the $1 billion, 4,000 employee strong Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, which is the North American brand of the largest power tool and accessory manufacturer in the world, Robert Bosch GmbH. Bosch provides a complete line of corded and cordless power tools and accessories engineered to survive any jobsite and allow professionals to take control of their work.
The DEWALT Power Tools line consists of over 200 electric power tools and over 800 accessories including: drills and hammer drills; screwdrivers; circular, chop, miter, table, reciprocating, and jig saws; planers; impact wrenches; die, angle, and bench grinders; shears; nibblers; sanders; laminate trimmers; routers, and plate joiners. This year will be an exciting time for DEWALT as it offers its largest product launch ever--even greater than the initial portable product line introduction in 1992.
Hitachi's wide range of experience in manufacturing has brought technological advances and greater efficiency to industry. The Hitachi Group addresses issues of energy savings and the environment that confront our clients, in industries driven by information technology and its applications. We do this by developing problem-solving products and technologies that then form the basis of the systems we propose together with advanced engineering solutions.
Makita owes its reputation for building outstanding quality power tools to the drive and determination for excellence that began over 90 years ago as a manufacturer of electric motors. In 1958, Makita introduced their first electric tool. Today Makita is one of the world's largest power tool manufacturers with seven manufacturing facilities globally and a selection of over 350 superior, innovative tools and well over 4,500 accessories.
Everywhere from freezing arctic climates to sweltering tropical humidity or constant-use on the toughest construction sites in the world.
Metabo electric tools are being used wherever people need very reliable tools. Power and safety coupled with innovative technology and ergonomic design convinces more and more pros every day - in more than 100 countries worldwide.
In addition to pneumatic and cordless nail guns, Paslode also manufactures a complete line of fasteners designed specifically for use with Paslode tools. ProStrip paper tape collated nails provide high holding power and ease of drive with a revolutionary designed collation tape that provides less breakage and waste, less debris on the job site, and minimizes flying debris for increased safety.
As one of the world's largest and most innovative power tool manufacturers, Ryobi specializes in making pro-featured power tools truly affordable. That's why Ryobi is the brand of choice for millions of homeowners, woodworkers, hobbyists, craftspeople, and value-conscious contractors.
Skil has been an international supplier of power tools since 1960 and has achieved ISO 9002 certification at all manufacturing facilities. In 1992, Skil entered into a joint venture with Robert Bosch, forming the S-B Power Tool Company, a subsidiary of the Bosch group and an international leader in the portable and benchtop power tool market. The Robert Bosch Tool Corporation is headquartered in Mt. Prospect, IL.