In 1923, Albrecht Schnizler constructed the first hand-held power drill. The name Metabo is derived from this metal drill. Today, the company with tradition employs 2,000 persons, 1.200 of which in Nürtingen, Germany. 25 subsidiaries and more than 100 agencies ensure that Metabo's premium solutions can be found in almost all countries.
Apart from mains-powered and compressed air solutions, Metabo continuously focusses on the vision of a cordless construction site and are leaders in the battery pack technology, in order to offer more freedom with the highest possible power to professionals. Metabo holds more than 700 patents and property rights
A power tool is technically a power-driven hand tool or portable power tool; these names distinguish it from the stationary power tool such as the drill press. While power tools are generally driven by electricity, the category also includes small pneumatic tools driven.
The most commonly used corded power tools include hammer drills at 87%, reciprocating saws at 86%, power drills at 85%, circular saws at 74% and rotary hammers at 70%. For cordless power tools, the most commonly used are power drills at 84%, followed by drill drivers at 75% and reciprocating saws at 71%.
Power Tools let you carry out more specialized tasks and work with a wide variety of materials. These tools offer steadfast consistency and produce highly accurate results. Finally, they perform the same functions as hand tools with considerably more efficiency and less effort.