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Makita : History

July 5, 2012

The MakitaTool Company began in 1915 in a small repair shop for electric tools and equipment; it was named Makita Electric Works. The shop prospered and later relocated from Nagoya, Japan to Sumiyoshi-cho, Japan in Anjo around 1945. The move to Anjo was made specifically to avoid allied air raid damage during World War Two.  ...