Company News Overview

General news and announcements about Hilti North America

  • Hilti Canada headquarters is relocating to Oakville, Ontario

    We are pleased to announce that our corporate offices are moving to a new location in Oakville, Ontario.

    Read the press release from September 16, 2021

    Hilti elevates sustainability program, publishes comprehensive report

    The Hilti Group is amplifying its sustainability efforts and formulating a global strategy based on the three pillars of environment, people and society. The company's new sustainability report provides transparency on the targets established and progress made.

    Read the press release from April 20, 2021

    Hilti ranked 26th on the 2021 list of Best Workplaces™ in Canada

    Hilti is recognized as number 26 on this year’s Best Workplaces™ in Canada List.

    Read the press release from April 14, 2021

    George Brown College and Hilti (Canada) Corporation partner to support women’s education, employment in skilled trades

    George Brown College has partnered with Hilti (Canada) Corporation to help women build rewarding careers in the skilled trades. Through a $40,000 financial contribution, Hilti (Canada) Corporation is helping to expand George Brown College’s Women Transitioning to Trades and Employment (WTTE) program by providing access to industry expertise and hands-on learning.

    Read more about the partnership with George Brown College
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    Hilti Earns Top Marks in Human Rights Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index

    Hilti proudly announced that it received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index, the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. Hilti joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.

    Read more about Hilti's CEI score

    COVID-19 Pandemic Leads to a Decline in Sales

    Despite signs of a recovery, Hilti’s 2020 sales of CHF 5.3 billion were 9.6 percent below the level of the previous year. In local currencies the decline amounted to 4.3 percent.

    Read about 2020 Sales

    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