In 1958, Makita Corporation, which was founded in 1915 as an electric motor sales and repair company, became the first company in Japan to manufacture and sell electric planers. For the 45 years since, Makita has worked to build a steady position as a manufacturer of portable power tools and, today, continues its quest forward to provide products and services that are beneficial to all types of customers engaged in housing construction. Makita's history also parallels that of the evolution of power tools and, over the course of its history, Makita has worked to dovetail its products to its customers' developing needs.
In 1886, Robert Bosch founded the “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering” in Stuttgart. This was the birth of today's globally active Robert Bosch GmbH. From the very beginning, the company's history has been characterized by innovative drive and social commitment. We have compiled the highlights from over 125 years in our archives.
Lobster Tool Company is a tool manufacturing company, specializing in the manufacture of high quality (ISO-9001) tools for distribution in the world-wide market. Lobster Tool Company was incorporated in 1923, and in 1992 the corporate name was changed into LOBTEX CO., LTD., based on new corporate concepts and visions.