Since 1948 Hitachi Koki Co. has been an independent member of the broadly diversified Hitachi group. As such it possesses over 90 years of Hitachi electromechanical research and manufacturing expertise. Its position as a specialist power tool company within a large industrial group brings important benefits to customers who get immediate access to the latest advancements in metallurgy, motor design and electronics - often long before these technologies appear in other makers\' products. Hitachi Koki maintains its position as Japans leading maker of power tools through constant innovation to make the job safer, easier and less tiring for every user, and through uncompromising adherence to high standards of quality in material and workmanship. Each and every Hitachi Cordless, Electric and Pneumatic power tool is designed with the customer in mind. Hitachi Power Tools products include an extensive line of heavy-duty electric tools for woodworking, metalworking and concrete drilling and cutting, as well as pneumatic nailers and staplers. Equipped with the latest machine tools and designed for maximum worker safety and efficiency, our manufacturing facilities in Japan and around the world are dedicated to producing tools with above average performance, the maximum amount of safety and long service life.