The STIHL name has stood for revolutionary technology and innovative ideas ever since the firm was founded. It's 85-plus year history has made Stihl known for state-of-the-art engineering and the STIHL brand is respected worldwide for quality and service. In more than 160 countries the companies products are helping people at work - and that has made Stihl the world's leading chainsaw brand. The STIHL Group develops, manufactures and distributes power tools for professional forestry and agriculture as well as for garden and landscape maintenance, the construction sector and the demanding private user. STIHL distributes its products through its network of 45,000 Approved Dealers globally. The Group has 36 sales and marketing subsidiaries of its own as well as more than 120 importers taking responsibility for the smooth transition of before and after sales service.