By 1990 Makita had established a solid reputation for quality and after-sales service, supported by a three-day repair policy. ... expressed goal of supplying 25 % of European sales with locally manufactured products, Makita constructed a power tool plant in the UK. ... Robert Bosch was the third largest power tool producer in the world with manufacturing plants in Germany, the US, Brazil, and Switzerland.
|Title||:||European Cases in Strategic Management|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning EMEA - 1999|