By Irfan Mohammed
JEDDAH — The power tools giant DeWalt has launched a new range of power tools suitable for the construction, service, industrial and other sectors.
The American major that manufactures a range of power tools since 1843, aims to expand the range of its products to serve Kingdom market.
“We are the market leader in everywhere and want to be in Saudi Arabia, too. We plan to expand the range of tools that we produce with innovative technology,” Bahir Omar, country manager for Kingdom and Bahrain for De Walt, told Saudi Gazette.
On the launching of wide range of new power and hand tools on Wednesday, he said demand for tools is dependent upon the fortunes of the construction sector.
He said that now the sector is moving slowly compares with previous years and there is scope for customers to assess the performance and technology.
Showcasing the new range of tools, he said DeWalt expects the new range to add to the convenience of work and cut short time and enhance the productivity with high class quality.
He added that “we are 170 years old having presence in 160 countries. With a short span, we made acquisitions from $ 2 billion to $11 billion. We are planning to reach $20 billion expansion by 2022.”
He said all the products are designed to handle extremely demanding jobs by giving customers more of power, performance and robustness. Each product is produced with state of art technology.
“Our new range products including Lithium battery operated ones which add to ease and convenience, the comfortability of usage has redefined the nature of job itself,” he added.
Lithium batteries are becoming the preferred choice, owing to their advantages over other batteries. It lightweight and energy-efficient system features at economical cost is most sought after in the market.
DeWalt recently came out with its Flexvolt system to address the needs of power required cordless tools. It wants to play its leadership role in the growing market of cordless outdoor power equipment in Kingdom.
Omar said DeWlat batteries are one of the best in the world of tools, the latest release 54 volt battery can be used for 18 volts capable tools as well as. XK Flex Volt model batteries even can be carried inside the flight.
The country head emphasized that DeWalt is the only brand that is offering fixed price service plan for hammers.
He also listed the features of various products of brushless compact drill driver, Hammer drill driver, cordless hammer, keyless chuck, rotary drill, magnetic drill, impact wrench, screwdrivers, various hammers, breakers, angle grinder, saw disks, speed polishers, circular saw, plunge saw, planner, mitre saw, table saw, grip sanders, heatgun and lasers.
DeWalt tools are expected to fulfill the needs of the industry professionals in most sectors including construction, industrial and manufacturing.
Based on the feedback from users, DeWalt has been developing products that meet higher demands and expectations as they beyond basic tools, according Omar besides offering 5 star services to its customers.