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Expanded 18V Lithium-Ion Tool LineMakita USA
La Mirada, Calif.

Makita has an 18V lithium‐ion cordless tool lineup, with more than 70 tools powered by one type of 18V LXT battery that reaches a full charge in only 30 minutes. This is the latest in a growing list of industry milestones by Makita, including creation of the 18V Lithium‐Ion cordless tool category; the 18V slide battery mounting system; the 18V Compact (1.5Ah) Lithium‐Ion category; and an ENERGY STAR qualified battery charger. The year 2013 marked continued expansion with Makita 18V solutions for metalworking, concrete and woodworking; 18V and 18V X2 (36V) trimmers and blowers; and an 18V four‐port charger.