"Makita USA is proud to be a sponsor of Drive Around the World and the Longitude Expedition.
The expedition's humanitarian and educational goals, combined with the extreme test of man and
provide an ideal platform for Makita's world-class industrial quality power
- Ken Hefley, Vice President, Marketing
Makita USA, Inc. is a world leader in the innovation, development, and manufacturing of high
quality, industrial power tools for the professional tradesmen. This dedication to
manufacturing the highest quality power tool started as Makita’s core principal some 85
years ago. We have earned the reputation through these years by setting the standards and
delivering the solutions to improve power tool performance. Today, Makita’s focus continues
to be on providing the most technologically advanced power tools for the professional user.
Makita manufactures and markets a full range of over 320 professional tools, including,
drills, saws, grinders, sanders, rotary and demolition Hammers, outdoor power equipment,
cordless products and more. With corporate headquarters in La Mirada, California, an ISO
9002 Certified manufacturing facility in Buford, Georgia and five distribution centers
across the United States, Makita supports an entire distribution network able to meet
market conditions. This category leadership, commitment to quality and working closely
with our distributor partners has enabled us to create a brand heritage that is recognized
throughout the industry.