Lowe's Adds Hitachi Pneumatic Nailers
July 29, 2015 | 4:47 pm CDT
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MOORESVILLE, NC - Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) says it now carries professional grade Hitachi pneumatic nailers and fasteners exclusively. New Hitachi Power Tool displays are joining the existing lineup of Hitachi tools at Lowe's and are rolling out to stores this month. 
 
Hitachi pneumatics will be featured in a dedicated brand display with color-coded nailers, associated fasteners and accessories located directly below the coordinating tools. The Hitachi fasteners will also be clearly labeled by the local building codes for quick and easy identification. The nailers are covered by Hitachi's industry leading 5-year warranty.  Lowe's exclusively offers Hitachi cordless tools, saws, routers, sanders, planers, grinders, compressors, and corded tools.  
 
The Hitachi pneumatic set will offer a complete variety of stick-style framing nailers, a coil siding nailer, a coil framing nailer and Strap-Tite Fastening system nailers for securing pre-drilled metal connectors to wood, a complete line of finish nailers (15-Gauge, 16-Gauge, 18-Gauge and 23-Gauge), and various pneumatic staplers along with a sub-section designed for driving collated screws.Hitachi provides leading heritage in wood-to-wood construction and has a long-standing reputation with the pro. Building professionals know Hitachi for residential construction as the market leader for more than 20 years.
 
The line will also feature a comprehensive mix of related Hitachi nails, staples and collated screws to complete jobs specific to local market needs as well as all the related Hitachi accessories, such as compressor hoses and pneumatic fittings and couplers. 
 

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