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Hitachi Power Tools Parent Company Changes Its Corporate Name Effective June 1
May 31, 2018

Hitachi Power Tools (Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd. transitioning to Koki Holdings America, Ltd in October 2018) today announced its parent company’s corporate name change from Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd, to Koki Holdings Co., Ltd effective June 1, 2018.

The new corporate name, Koki Holdings Co., Ltd (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan) is designed to maintain continuity with its current name, while also reflecting the multiple brands it encompasses around the world, and accelerate the investment in acquisitions to expand the global business. As a leading manufacturer of power tools and life-science equipment, this new corporate name embarks on a new chapter of its 70-year global history.

“It gives me great pleasure to announce that we embark on a new chapter, the second foundation, changing our corporate name to “Koki Holdings Co., Ltd.” While we enhance our sales capability so that we can consolidate 70 year’s relationship with our customers, we work to provide products and services which deliver the benefit for users. Moreover we will make sustainable growth in our business realize for further business expansion. On this occasion of the second foundation, we would like to accelerate the development of cordless tools which meet customer needs at present and in the future,” said Osami Maehara, President, Hitachi Koki.

The new “Koki Holdings” will enhance its global businesses as a worldwide leading manufacturer, with its world-class advanced technologies which produce reliable and innovative products.

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