Andreas Stihl developed his first chainsaw in 1926. His incentive: "To ease peoples' work with and in nature". This guiding principle is still of cardinal importance for Stihl today. They design our products to match their customers' requirements.
Since its foundation more than 90 years ago the company has grown from a one-man business into a global chainsaw and outdoor power equipment manufacturer. Innovative ideas, in-house know-how and meticulous craftsmanship have resulted in a broad and steadily expanding product portfolio.
STIHL has been the world's biggest selling chainsaw brand since 1971. Their outstanding innovations have set the benchmark for the industry time and time again.
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