Makita® Corporation was founded in 1915 as an electric motor sales and repair company. Today, as a global brand in over 40 countries, Makita® is an innovation leader, manufacturing best-in-class products at 10 plants operating in 8 countries. The unmatched quality and durability of Makita® products is driven by the company’s strong R&D capabilities, and have earned the trust of professional users worldwide. Every day, on job sites around the world, Makita® delivers the power, performance and durability that professional users demand with products that are more compact, have less vibration and feel better.
Makita® Corporation of America is located in Buford, Georgia. As a part of our global network of ten manufacturing and assembly plants, Buford is one source of Makita® products used on job sites around the world. Our product development team works closely with engineers on job sites to develop products that exceed the demands of the American contractor. Buford, Georgia is also the site of the Makita® University, a hands-on educational experience where customers learn the latest technologies, products and applications.