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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

MAKITA READY FOR WORLD OF CONCRETE 2012 IN LAS VEGAS

Makita booth "loaded" with more concrete, more hands-on demonstrations, and more new tools

For World of Concrete attendees, the Makita booth experience is all about trying out the tools and feeling the difference for themselves.

JANUARY 17, 2012 – La Mirada, CA   Thousands of concrete contractors and dealers are gathering in Las Vegas for the annual World of Concrete trade show, and Makita is ready.
 
The concrete industry's biggest annual event is hitting the Las Vegas Convention Center for four days next week, January 24-27, and Makita will be there highlighting its growing line-up of best-in-class concrete solutions with interactive displays and hands-on demonstrations.
 
"This is our favorite trade show because it’s all about concrete professionals trying out the tools and feeling the difference for themselves,” said Adam Livingston, Makita Product Manager, Commercial Products. “It’s also an opportunity to show our very latest best-in-class solutions, and this year we’re excited to demonstrate our expanding line of dust extraction accessories, new brushless motor technology, and more.”
 
“Makita tools are best-in-class and engineered for industrial performance and results,” said Wayne Hart, Communications Manager. “But a vital part of performance is how the tool feels in your hand, day after day. Makita tools combine performance, power and results with superior comfort and ergonomics. In the end, they simply feel better, and next week the concrete pro’s at World of Concrete will be able to feel the difference for themselves.”
 
Makita will have a few surprises at World of Concrete next week, including more hands-on demonstrations.
 
“We’re loaded with concrete so you will see more tool demonstrations at the Makita booth this year,” said Livingston. “We’ve created hands-on demonstrations that highlight our new dust extraction solutions including our new jobsite vacuum and new accessories for grinding, cutting, tuck pointing, and surfacing. We’ll also have the latest in our growing line-up of LXT Brushless Motor technology, and plenty of opportunities to try out our AVT-equipped rotary and demolition hammers. And attendees will be pleasantly surprised at the odds of winning our frequent tool giveaways at the booth, because we’ll be drawing winners every hour for end users who try out our demo stations and feel the difference for themselves.” 
 
Makita is exhibiting in the Silver Lot, booth O30026. To register for WOC, go to worldofconcrete.com, and enter Source Code BUY for a discount on Exhibits-Only Admission.
 
To check out the action from the 2011 event, watch the video below.
 

About Makita USA
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 (800/462-5482) or visit the website at makitatools.com. You can follow Makita at facebook.com/makitatoolspage, twitter.com/makitatools, and youtube.com/makitapowertools. The Makita Teal color is the trade dress of Makita Corporation and is protected under common law and registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Makita is Best in Class Engineering.
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As always, Makita will offer plenty of hands-on tool demonstrations including upright concrete walls for SDS-PLUS rotary hammers.

In 2011, Makita introduced new dust shrouds for grinding applications (above). Makita will debut more new dust extraction solutions at World of Concrete in Las Vegas next week.

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