Makita Corporation (TYO: 6586) is a manufacturer of power tools. Founded on March 21, 1915, it is based in Anjō, Japan, and operates factories in Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, Mexico, Romania, the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States. Annual sales were equivalent to $2.9 billion in 2012. Makita assembles a significant amount of their tools sold in North America in their Buford, Georgia factory.