Figures based on commercial and independent consumer research of 2009 U.S. sales and market share data.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Stihl, already recognized as the number one selling brand of chain saws and cut-off machines worldwide, reached another milestone as the number one selling brand of gasoline-powered handheld outdoor power equipment in America. Officials at Stihl announced that syndicated commercial and independent consumer research of 2009 U.S. sales and market share data shows that the brand has extended its market leading position to handheld outdoor power equipment for consumers and professional landscapers.
“The STIHL story is filled with many firsts which have earned the company numerous marketplace recognitions over the years,” says Fred Whyte, president of Stihl. “This latest achievement is especially gratifying and affirms our dedication to manufacturing excellence and our unique distribution strategy.”
STIHL is based in Virginia Beach, Va., and manufactures more than 180 different model variations of gasoline-powered handheld outdoor power equipment products for sale in the U.S. and around the world.