Makita Corporation is engaged in the business of production and sale of electric power tools, woodworking machines, pneumatic tools, gardening equipment and household equipment. The Company manufactures and sells portable electric planers. The Company's segments are Japan, Europe, North America, Asia and Other area. Its other areas include Central and South America, The Middle East and Africa, and Oceania. The Company's product categories include cordless, drilling/fastening, impact drilling/demolition, cutting (new material/masonry), cutting (metal), grinding/sanding, sawing, planing/routering, pneumatic tools, outdoor power equipment, dust extraction and others. Its subsidiaries include Makita U.S.A. Inc., Makita (U.K.) Ltd., Makita Werkzeug GmbH, Makita Oy, Makita (China) Co., Ltd. and Makita (Kunshan) Co., Ltd., among others.