Koki Holdings has been in the business of designing and manufacturing power tools for more than 70 years. Founded in 1948, Koki has grown into one of the world’s largest power tool companies, with 2018 revenue of 191,161 million yen or approximately $1.8 billion. The company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and employs more than 6,400 people worldwide.
Koki Holdings has two main divisions – power tools and centrifuges and processing equipment. Their line of power tools includes power tools metalworking, woodworking, cordless, construction and pneumatic tools (nailers, screwdrivers and compressors for nailers), woodworking machines, outdoor power equipment, gardening tools, household power tools, dust collectors, measure laser tools and accessories.
Metabo HPT is the company’s main brand of power tools. HPT stands for Hitachi Power Tools, as the company was part of the Hitachi organisation until its sale to Koki in 2017. It was rebranded as Metabo HTP in October 2018. Metabo HTP is the leading pneumatic brand in North America.