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Metabo HPT (formerly Hitachi Power Tools) Awarded Preferred Brand of the Year 2018 by Sphere 1
July 31, 2019

Metabo HPT (formerly Hitachi Power Tools) was recognized as a Preferred Brand of the Year with Sphere 1 members, a cooperative of independent tool, fastener, and concrete accessory distributors. 
Sphere 1 President & CEO, Rob Moe noted “Metabo HPT earns the Sphere 1 Highest Sales by Brand Award in Y2018!  We appreciate the commitment Metabo HPT brings to the Sphere 1 membership and we look forward to continuing our growth with their dynamic company.  Congratulations to the team at Metabo HPT!”

Metabo HPT Vice President of Sales, Marketing & General Management, Joe Leffler adds, “It’s amazing how our independent sales team has built upon this business year over year with Sphere 1 members. There are many respected brands in this group so to hold the top brand in sales achievement is a great accomplishment. This truly is a testimonial to the performance of our tools, and the efforts our employees put into this business each day!”


The award was presented at Sphere 1’s Annual Member Meeting during May 13-16, 2019 in Marco Island, FL. 


About Metabo HPT 


Metabo HPT (formerly known as Hitachi Power Tools) offers an extensive line of professional grade power tools and accessories for woodworking, metalworking, drilling and fastening, concrete drilling and cutting, outdoor power equipment products as well as a complete line of pneumatic nailers, staplers, compressors and collated fasteners. From headquarters in Braselton, GA, and satellite offices in the United States and Canada, Metabo HPT supports over 4000 retail locations and over 1000 authorized service centers. Metabo HPT is a brand within Koki Holdings America Ltd., the North American division of Koki Holdings Co., Ltd.