Metabo is a German manufacturer in its product range offering different machines, all kind of power tools and accessories. Metabo is a global leader in an angle grinder segment. Metabo angle grinders distinguish itself as a high performance, exceptional quality and durable tools. From very wide range client can choose the one, which best fits all the requirements (from single steel bar cutting to the most demanding usage in the ship construction docks).
Metabo also have a huge experience in cordless tool technologies. Now this manufacturer offers a LiHD (Lithium high density batteries) technology, which enables to save a big amount of energy in a quite small sized battery body.
Everything started in 1923, when Albrect Schnizler constructed the first hand held electric drill for metal. More than 50000 drills were sold under designation „No. 18“. In 1924 „Schnizler GmbH“ company was founded. In German language metal drill sounds like „Metallbohrdrehe“. This name was taken as basis for a company name later – „Metabo“.
Now Metabo has more than 2000 employees. Biggest part (approx. 1200 persons) works in Nurtingen. Metabo has two production sites. One in Nurtingen (Germany) and another in Shanqhai (China).
Metabo company has more than 700 patents and registered designs.
In 1999 Metabo acquired German woodworking machine manufacturer „Elektra Beckum“.
In 2016 Metabo was acquired by Hitachi Koki. Since than these two companys share its experience and know-how in power tool production field.