Makita Canada Inc.
Makita was started in 1915 by Mr. Mosaburo Makita as an electric motor repair facility. Makita has since evolved into a leading designer and producer of electric, cordless, pneumatic tools and gasoline-powered outdoor equipment. Research and development is at the heart of Makita with focus on quality. Started in 1973, Makita Canada is located in Whitby, Ontario, employing over 100 full-time associates. The organization spans a corporate headquarters and main warehouse in Whitby, regional distribution centre in Richmond, BC, and sales centre in St. Leonard, Quebec. Makita has 13 factory service centers and 250 authorized service centers across Canada.