Thursday, October 08, 2015

MAKITA LAUNCHES UPGRADED 3-YEAR LITHIUM-ION WARRANTY

Upgraded 3-Year Limited Warranty applies to all Lithium-Ion tools, batteries and chargers

October 1, 2015 – La Mirada, CA – Makita, the innovation leader in cordless, is upgrading to a 3-Year Limited Warranty for all Makita Lithium-Ion tools, batteries and chargers, as well as qualifying Lithium-Ion battery-powered accessories. This new 3-year limited warranty goes into effect October 1, 2015.

“Tool users are looking for solutions that help them solve problems and work more efficiently,” said Adam Livingston, Senior Product Manager, Cordless Tools.
 
“With the world’s largest 18 volt Lithium-Ion cordless tool line-up powered by an 18V slide-style battery and the industry’s fastest-charging 18V batteries, Makita is giving contractors more opportunities than ever to unplug the cord. Now, we’re backing up our expanding cordless line-up with an upgraded 3-year limited warranty that covers all Lithium-Ion tools, batteries and chargers.”
 
Upgraded 3-Year Limited Warranty
Under the new limited warranty, each Makita Lithium-Ion power tool, battery and charger is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of three years from the date of original purchase.
 
For users who purchased Lithium-Ion tools, batteries, and/or chargers prior to October 1, 2015, their purchases will be covered by the new 3 year limited warranty for 3 years from their date of purchase. The warranty covers all current and future Makita Lithium-Ion tools, batteries and chargers including 7.2V, 12V max, 18V, and 36V.
 
Industry Leadership in Cordless
Makita created the 18V Lithium-Ion category in 2005 with cordless tools that gave contractors industrial performance, superior ergonomics, and the industry’s fastest battery charge times. 2015 marked the release of the 100th Makita 18V cordless tool, and the line-up continues to expand with a range of solutions from woodworking and carpentry to concrete, metalworking, landscaping, and more. Makita also offers 18V Brushless tools and 18V X2 LXT (36V) powered by two 18V batteries. Makita has a growing range of 18V cordless LED jobsite lights, flashlights, radios, vacuums, blowers, and more.
 
About Makita®
Makita® is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and outdoor power equipment, 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 power and results. Makita's extensive line of cordless lithium-ion tools includes 18V LXT® Brushless 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®), MM4® 4-Stroke engine power equipment, Super Joint System - SJS® grinders, SJS™II grinders, miter saws engineered with Deep and Exact Cutting Technology (DXT®), Impact GOLD®, the New Gold Standard in Impact Driving, 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, call 800/4-MAKITA (800/462-5482) or go to makitatools.com. Follow Makita: facebook.com/makitatoolspage, twitter.com/makitatools, youtube.com/makitapowertools, instagram.com/makitatools. 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. The Makita Black & White color combination is the trade dress of Makita Corporation and is protected under common laws and registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

The upgraded 3-Year Limited Warranty covers all Makita Lithium-Ion tools, batteries and chargers, as well as qualifying Lithium-Ion battery-powered accessories.

With 100+ tools, Makita has the world's largest cordless tool line-up powered by an 18V Lithium-Ion slide-style battery.

Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries have the fastest charge-times in their categories. The 18V LXT® 5.0Ah battery reaches a full charge in only 45 minutes.

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