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Waiblingen, Germany

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. The product line is complemented by digital solutions and services, as well as fuels and lubricants, accessories and personal protective equipment. The products are distributed through 50,000 dealers offering professional advice and technical service in over 160 countries. They are supported by 38 STIHL sales and marketing subsidiaries and 120 importers. The company was founded in 1926 and is based in Waiblingen near Stuttgart. STIHL has manufacturing plants in seven coun- tries: Germany, USA, Brazil, Switzerland, Austria, China and the Philippines. In 2019, STIHL achieved a worldwide sales volume of 3.93 billion euros with a workforce of 16,722 men and women. The equity ratio is 70.4 percent. STIHL has been the world’s topselling chainsaw brand since 1971.

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