About Makita

Founded in 1915 in Japan, the Makita Corporation was an electric motor sales and repair company. The Makita U.S.A., Inc. headquarters is located in La Mirada, California, operating an extensive distribution network located throughout the United States. As an innovation leader in cordless power tools, Makita delivers the power, performance, and durability that contractors demand with tools that are more compact, have less vibration, and feel better.

Makita’s cordless tools deliver the power, speed, and run-time to handle any project from wood and metalworking to concrete and dust extraction. From the jobsite to your home, Makita offers a wide range of cordless tools ready to use anytime, anywhere.

The LXT System was the world’s first 18V lithium-ion cordless tool system. LXT tools deliver premium power and run time for consistent results in commercial applications. These tools are the one-battery solution for contractors that require a cordless tool system with lower noise, less maintenance, and zero emissions.

Makita's expanding LXT® System includes 18V and 36V lawn mowers, string trimmers, blowers, chain saws, and more. With more than 60 solutions, the LXT® System is the world’s largest professional cordless outdoor power tool system powered by 18V lithium-ion slide-style batteries.

XGT® System is Makita's new 40V | 80V max system of cordless equipment and tools that outpowers and outlasts the rest. The LXT® System handles most applications, but for high-demand applications that use corded, gas, or air, the XGT System delivers higher-powered solutions.