Entries by Katrina Wallace

Makita Launch Job Site Radio

Makita Launch Job Site Radio: Makita’s first DAB Job Site Radio with Bluetooth, the Makita DMR112, is the latest addition to the audio range that will meet everyone’s taste in music and quality. With a dual power source by either AC adaptor or by Makita’s CXT or LXT Lithium-Ion batteries, that can be found in Makita’s […]

Makita Warms To Winter Fashion

Makita Warms To Winter Fashion: Makita UK has added new, high visibility, Heated Jackets to the LXT and CXT ranges to help keep construction workers comfortable on site, for longer.  Construction sites can be cold and bleak in wintertime and these jackets and vests will provide a new level of comfort and protection. Powered by Makita’s […]

Makita Launch New Cordless Chainsaws

Makita Launch New Cordless Chainsaws: Makita chainsaws are renowned amongst forestry professionals for power, performance, reliability and great value.  The new Makita DUC355Z and DUC405Z twin 18V Brushless LXT Chainsaws supply energy to the powerful 36V DC motor drive system inherent in these models.  Combining the power and market-leading features that the industry has asked for, […]

Makita’s New Factory Service Centre

Makita’s New Factory Service Centre: Makita UK has opened a third regional Factory Service Centre (FSC) in the busy London borough of Hounslow.  This new FSC joins Makita’s HQ facility in Milton Keynes, which serves the whole of the country, as well as Glasgow, which supports the rapidly expanding market penetration of the brand in Scotland […]

Take A Break With Makita

Take A Break With Makita: The new Makita cordless coffee maker is expected to become the most prized possession of all construction trades and outdoor contractors.  The DCM501Z coffee maker is compatible with both CXT and LXT Makita Lithium-Ion batteries and features dedicated battery ports. Weighing just 2.2kg, with an 18V Makita battery, and complete […]

Makita Help Create War Horse Story

Makita Help Create War Horse Story: War Horse, the war drama film by Steven Spielberg, and hero of Michael Morpurgo’s novel, has taken many Best Picture, golden Globe Awards and BAFTAs.  It is the story of Joey, the much loved horse of young Albert Narracott who lived in south west England with his family.  Joey was […]

Best To ‘Be Safe’ With Makita

Best To ‘Be Safe’ With Makita: Several hundred students attending Merrist Wood College, a multi-award winning, 400 acre estate and ‘outdoor classroom’ in Guildford, Surrey, are benefiting from Makita UK’s invaluable Be Safe training modules.  The College specialises in a variety of subjects from animal welfare and arboriculture, to landscaping, garden design, equine management, sport, Public […]

Makita’s New Cordless Chainsaw

Makita’s New Cordless Chainsaw: Makita is introducing a new cordless 18V top handle chainsaw, which has been designed for forestry professionals. Makita chainsaws have gained a high reputation amongst forestry professionals with models that are renowned for power, performance, rugged reliability and value.  The new Makita DUC254Z 18V Brushless Top Handle Chainsaw LXT is no […]

Makita Return To BALI Zone At SALTEX

Makita Return To BALI Zone At SALTEX: This year’s SALTEX exhibition takes place at Birmingham’s NEC on 31 October – 1 November, and Makita will once again be exhibiting on K190d in Hall 6, and are returning to the BALI Zone. The BALI Zone features and promotes leading BALI registered affiliate and contractor members.  Also confirmed for […]

Makita’s Hole-In-One

Makita’s Hole-In-One: The greenkeepers at Chipping Sodbury Golf Club in Bristol have praised Makita’s fast, powerful and brilliantly handy grass shears. The club has recently had several new revetted bunkers installed on The Beaufort Course.  These are a common feature on a vast number of courses across the British Isles where the embankment of the bunker […]