History


 
 
 
 
 

2007

DOLMAR celebrates it's 80th anniversary
 
 
 

2006

Good cutting in every situation – this is the motto of the electric chain saws from DOLMAR. The constant enhancement of the design, the proven longitudinal arrangement of the powerful Makita electric motor and the optimised handle system make the new electric chain saws from DOLMAR more powerful and more versatile.
 
 
 

2005

The world’s lightest petrol chain saw PS-221 TH
 
 
 

2004

DOLMAR introduces the PS-5000 with high rpm and super-fast acceleration Also new: Power cutters with a completely modified air filter system.
 
 
 

2002

DOLMAR introduces professional hedgetrimmers with an innovative handle system.
 
 
 

2000

DOLMAR takes the wraps off the prototype of the world’s first 4-stroke chainsaw. The company launches a new range of professional chainsaws with an unrivalled power-to-weight ratio of 1.37 kg/kW. DOLMAR introduces the highly efficient Airmaster air filter system for its new professional chainsaws.
 
 
 

1997

DOLMAR presents a new generation of power cutters which offer outstanding ergonomics and handling characteristics.
 
 
 

1994

DOLMAR responds to market demand and adds electric hedgetrimmers to its product range.
 
 
 

1993

DOLMAR once again demonstrates its innovative capabilities by developing a new duplex-air-intake system with a separate inlet port for the idling mixture.
 
 
 

1991

The Makita Group takes over DOLMAR and thus opens the door to new international markets.
 
 
 

1987

DOLMAR unveils the world’s first chainsaw with an injection carburettor.
 
 
 

1985

Brushcutters and trimmers are added to the DOLMAR product portfolio.
 
 
 

1972

DOLMAR introduces the dual-mass vibration damper system.
 
 
 

1969

In response to the sharp rise in demand, DOLMAR relocates to new factory premises in Hamburg-Wandsbek.
 
 
 

1957

DOLMAR presents the “CF” chainsaw which features a new type of all-position diaphragm carburettor.
 
 
 

1952

The first one-man-operated petrol driven chainsaw, the DOLMAR “CP” enters production.
 
 
 

1938

Thanks to its innovative design features the “Type CL” two-man petrol driven chainsaw is far ahead of its time and remains in production until 1964.
 
 
 

1930

Development of the lightweight “Type C” chainsaw which is marketed successfully in both Europe and overseas.
 
 
 

1927

Emil Lerp presents the “Type A” petrol driven chainsaw.