STIHL started out as one man with a vision. Now, more than 80 years later, theSTIHL Group provides jobs for more than 7,800 people, including 370 designers and engineers. Due to the excellence of their products and craftsmanship,STIHL has become the preferred choice of many professionals and hobby gardeners worldwide.
STIHL has been setting the standard for chainsaws and other garden power tools for 80 years. During this time, they have achieved a number of key feature breakthroughs. Including:
- Automatic chain oiling - the chain and guide bar are automatically lubricated by an oil pressure lubrication system in the handpiece (1934).
- Centrifugal clutch - this ensures that the saw chain is automatically advanced as the engine speed increases (1936).
- Anti-vibration system - the chainsaw is now equipped with an anti-vibration handle (1964).
- Electronic ignition system - appears for the first time on the chainsaw model 041 AV electronic, ensuring trouble-free starting and optimum combustion (1968).
And many more! See the products below to find a Stihl product to suit you.