Company News Overview

General news and announcements about Hilti North America

  • Hilti and Ottobock Bring Exoskeleton Solutions to the Construction Industry

    The Hilti Group has entered into a technology partnership with Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA to develop exoskeletal systems. Such solutions open new possibilities in terms of health protection and productivity and represent a future market in the construction industry. The construction technology group Hilti and the medical technology company Ottobock are combining their know-how in the fields of safety, health protection and biomechanics to ex-pand their portfolio of ergonomic solutions

    Read the press release from July 23, 2020

    Hilti Among Industry Leaders to Launch 2020 Construction Startup Competition

    “You are the missing piece.” With this slogan five global players of the construction industry invite all entrepreneurs worldwide with innovative construction solutions to participate in this year’s edition of the Construction Startup Competition. Startups willing to play a crucial role in the transformation of the construction industry are asked to submit their projects by July 26, 2020.

    Read the press release from June 25, 2020

    Coronavirus Crisis Leads to Sales Decline

    After a good start to the year with mid-single-digit growth, Hilti experienced a sharp drop in business in north Asia, in February, due to the spread of coronavirus. From mid-March onwards all markets around the world experienced a significant decline in sales. The sales downturn was less pronounced in countries where construction activities continued, such as Germany, Scandinavia and the USA.

    Read the press release from May 19, 2020

    COVID-19 Update

    Our organization is closely following recommendations of global health organizations as well as local authorities in the markets that we serve to ensure that our response to the Coronavirus outbreak is proportional to the situation. Read our latest update regarding how we're supporting customers during this time.

    Read the latest update from March 23, 2020