Company Profile 

It all started with the motor over 100 years ago. 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 jobsites 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.

The construction world is changing, and contractors today are demanding tools that help them solve problems more efficiently. Makita meets these demands with tools that give contractors more power, speed, and run time with faster battery charging, superior economics, and lower noise and vibration.

100 Years of Service 

Founded in 1915, Makita Corporation started as an electric motor sales and repair company. After years of testing and improving technology, our company expanded and evolved many folds. 


Global Brand 

Makita is now a global brand, exporting products in more than forty countries. We are an industry leader, producing original and technologically advanced products in eight countries. 


Intense R&D 

Makita is inspired by the intense research and development capabilities of our workforce and have earned the trust of professional customers for our unparalleled quality and durability.

Fresh & Effective Solutions 

The engineering and design of our products demonstrate our innovation. We are always introducing more effective solutions to meet ever-changing jobsite requirements. 


Makita Dedication 

Makita is dedicated to delivering the strength and endurance that is demanded by professionals, with compact products that vibrate less and feel better.

Skilled Workforce 

We at Makita pride ourselves with our team of skilled employees who work closely with on-site staff to develop products that exceed the demands of pro contractors.



14930 Northam Street

La Mirada, California 90638 United States


(714) 522-8088