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Thursday, November 10, 2011

DO IT BEST NAMES MAKITA “VENDOR OF THE YEAR” FOR 2011

Annual award recognizes a single vendor for outstanding product, service, and sales

Bruce Roberts, Makita Manager of National Accounts (center), accepts Do It Best’s Vendor of the Year Award for 2011.

NOVEMBER 10, 2011 LA MIRADA, CA - Makita U.S.A., Inc., manufacturer of high quality industrial power tools and accessories, has been named Vendor of the Year by Do it Best.  The award was presented to Makita Industrial Power Tools at Do It Best’s recent Fall Market Event.

Each year Do It Best, the home improvement retailer with stores across the US, recognizes a single vendor based on outstanding performance in four key areas: product quality, service level, sales growth, and sales/customer service.  Do It Best presented Makita with the Award for 2011.

“Makita provides Do it Best with products that exceed tough demands by Do it Best customers, and their product ships on schedule to help Do it Best maintain a corporate 97% Service Level.  All of this helps drive a strong retail sales increase at Do it Best Member stores,” said Jeff Fraizer, merchandise manager, power tools, Do It Best.  “Makita also offers a top notch service and sales team keeping Do it Best up to date on new products, trends, and merchandising ideas.  All of these factors combine to help Do it Best members grow.”

"Makita is proud to be recognized by our exclusive category partner, Do It Best, for our marketing efforts,” said Mike Tilley, Makita vice president of national accounts.  “We’re committed to bringing creative thinking and leveraging opportunities to drive Do It Best’s sales success.”

Makita continues to fortify its leadership position in the power tool category with ongoing innovation. Makita created the industry’s first 18V Lithium-Ion cordless tool lineup in 2005 and today offers 40+ cordless tools powered by one 18V Lithium-Ion battery. Makita also engineers concrete hammers with Anti-Vibration Technology™ for best-in-class vibration reduction, new dust extraction accessories, cleaner-burning 4-stroke outdoor power equipment, and more.  Makita has also invested aggressively to position the brand in action sports and the Hispanic market, effectively building the brand awareness and helping drive traffic to local retail.

About Makita
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita utilizes leading-edge technology and innovation to engineer tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial strength power and results. Makita’s extensive line of cordless lithium-ion tools includes 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion, 18V Compact Lithium-Ion®, and 12V max Lithium-Ion®. Other best-in-class products include rotary and demolition hammers and saws equipped with Anti-Vibration Technology™ (AVT™), 4-Cycle outdoor power equipment, Super Joint System (SJS) grinders, miter saws engineered with Deep and Exact Cutting Technology (DXT), and more. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. For more information, please call 800/4-MAKITA or visit makitatools.com. Follow Makita at facebook.com/makitatoolspage, twitter.com/makitatools, and youtube.com/makitapowertools. Makita is Best-in-Class Engineering.
 

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