The cordless tool range from Hikoki is very impressive. The history of Hitachi is certainly there and the money and investment from such a massive global company is plain to see. Massive investment in a range of tools to fit all markets. Battery technology at the forefront of development. Hikoki have the privilege of riding that Hitachi wave and could become a major player in the power tool world. The performance and build quality is outstanding. Don’t let an unfamiliar name fool you.