Today Hitachi is a giant multinational conglomerate involved in the manufacture of everything from refrigerators to nuclear power plants, but they started out in 1910 making motors for the mining industry. The power tool sector of the business has had a UK headquarters in Milton Keynes since 1987 and employs a network of nine manufacturing facilities worldwide. Hitachi products have received a number of awards for product design, including the Good Design Award, Industrial Design Excellence Award, and an iF Design Award.
About The Products
Manufactured primarily for trade and industrial markets, Hitachi power tools have a robust construction and are built to deliver professional results. Their SDS Plus rotary hammer drills and SDS Max breakers are are ideal for heavy duty applications in masonry, and they offer a good selection of wood and metal working tools including grinders, saws, routers and sanders.
Hitachi’s cordless line-up is equally strong and they were among the first manufacturers to introduce a high capacity 6.0Ah lithium ion battery in 2016.