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Makita and Milwaukee tools are two of the most prevalent power tool brands in the UK, especially for professional or industrial users. This piece is broken down into two parts covering multiple sections including:

  • History of Makita
  • History of Milwaukee
  • Makita vs Milwaukee tool verdicts

The first part looks back at how it all started for both companies, with the second part ultimately identifying… which brand is better?

History of Makita

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The First Makita Power Tool

Makita was founded in 1915, in Nagoya – an industrial city in Japan. The business originally sold and repaired light fixtures, motors and transformers. The very first Makita power tool was produced over forty years later, in 1958 – a hand-operated electric planer. This was the start of a new direction for Makita, transforming them into an electric power tool manufacturer.

The brand didn’t arrive in the UK until 1972 and the following year, DIPT Protrade became an official distributor for Makita power tools. Nearly fifty years later, Makita remains a key brand for Protrade, in terms of both a healthy stockholding and customer support – underpinned by our official status as a service and warranty repair agent.

After 10 years of design and testing to ensure quality, Makita introduced its first 7.2V Cordless Drill in 1978.

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Makita’s first 7.2V Cordless Drill introduced in 1978.

Significant investments in research and development resulted in increased power and run time, shortened charging time and longer tool life. These same attributes would become hallmarks of Makita cordless tools.

By 1987 Makita’s line-up of 7.2V cordless consisted of 15 different tools that all used the same battery and charger. A 9.6V line-up was made up of 10 tools.

Makita created the 18V Lithium-Ion category in 2005 and today offers the world’s largest cordless tool line-up powered by an 18V slide-style battery.

As of 2021, Makita operates 123 sales and service bases in Japan, augmented by overseas bases in nearly 50 countries, while selling products in some 170 countries around the world.

History of Milwaukee Tools

Milwaukee started in the same decade as Makita, under the name A.H. Petersen. Automotive tycoon,

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Henry Ford was looking for a fabricator to produce a compact, lightweight, and portable power drill. A.H. Petersen had been producing tools and dies for the Ford Motor Company for many years, and created the ‘Hole-Shooter’ – the very first one-handed drill capable of handling heavy-duty workloads. Unfortunately, in 1923, a devastating fire followed by a deep recession, caused A.H. Petersen Company to close its doors.

The following year Petersen’s business partner, A.F. Siebert, bought the company’s remaining assets at auction – and in 1924, Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation was founded – named after its city of origin in the U.S. state of Wisconsin.

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Makita started its global expansion in the 1970s, opening up subsidiaries in numerous countries around the globe, establishing the brand as a serious ‘player’ in the professional power tool market. Milwaukee on the other hand focussed on its own North American market and didn’t really become ‘known’ outside the United States, until the turn of the millennium.

After being bought and sold by a couple of investment groups in America, Atlas Copco – a Swedish tools and equipment producer, purchased Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation in 1995. The company already owned AEG Electric Tools and planned to keep Milwaukee’s ‘Nothing But Heavy Duty’ image as their premium power tool offering. Milwaukee tools were officially introduced to Europe in 2002, at the International Hardware Fair in Cologne, Germany.

Atlas Copco ‘persevered’ in the professional power tool market for two more years, but in 2004 announced plans to sell its electric tool business – citing a lack of synergy with their other business interests and being ‘far’ from their desired position of number one or two in its markets worldwide. Interestingly, this was a position Makita undoubtedly filled at this time.

It didn’t take long for a buyer to step forward, and in 2005, both the

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Milwaukee and AEG brands – along with their global manufacturing facilities, were snapped up by Techtronic Industries (TTI) – a fledgling business with big aspirations.

Established in 1985, TTI started out as an OEM manufacturer for a number of significant organisations, but soon realised that owning their own brands was the way forward. Before purchasing Milwaukee and AEG, they’d already acquired a number of other well-known brands including Vax, Ryobi, Homelite, and Dirt Devil.

The plan was to ‘corner’ the entire power tool marketplace, with a multitiered approach, utilising three of their most prominent brand names:

  • Ryobi for DIY and home users
  • AEG for trade and professional users
  • Milwaukee for heavy-duty industrial users.

The concept was a sound one, and overcame issues that traditional power tool companies had always struggled with…

“How do I capture different levels of the market without confusing my customer?”

By having three separate brand names with three completely different colours and three distinct performance levels – there was absolutely no chance of confusion.

Power tool manufacturers often make assumptions that their users will know the difference between various tools in their range…even with over thirty years experience, I struggle! As I write this article, Makita has seven 18V Combi Drills in their current range… DHP453, DHP458, DHP481, DHP482, DHP483, DHP484 and DHP485 – same brand name, same colour… but very different performance capabilities.

Milwaukee on the other hand, has just three 18V Combi Drills in their range, and these are even sub-branded for clarity – see Milwaukee cordless range explained.

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The high-end brand position and simplistic approach alerted the Milwaukee power tool brand to Protrade – the synergy between the two companies was too similar to ignore. In 2011, Milwaukee was introduced into our product portfolio and has grown to become our second-biggest-selling brand – after Maxitek. Like Makita, customer support is also reinforced by our official status as a Milwaukee service and warranty repair agent.

We’ve briefly covered the history of both Makita and Milwaukee – and also touched on their branding positions… but which one is better?

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There is no short answer to the question ‘which brand is better?’ – so I’m going to break the ranges down into categories and even sub-categories.

    • Corded Tools and Equipment
    • Outdoor Power and Equipment
    • 12V Cordless Tools
    • 18V Cordless Tools
    • Higher Voltage Cordless Tools

Makita vs Milwaukee: Corded Tools and Equipment


We’ll start with corded tools and equipment… and Makita’s range is quite frankly ‘mind-boggling’! Virtually every conceivable power tool you can think of is featured – the range is vast and most items are available in both 240V and 110V for site use.

Makita started out as an electric motor manufacturer, so it should be no surprise that their heritage remains in place to this day.

Premium-grade materials and components are used to produce their motors, with 19 extensive tests performed on each one prior to leaving the factory.


Milwaukee on the other hand, has a limited corded range of tools – and it seems to be shrinking! Predominantly featuring

large hammers and breakers, with a spattering of saws and grinders… that’s pretty much it! By their own admission, Milwaukee have decided to focus on battery-powered tools, so the corded range will only get smaller as cordless alternatives are launched.


The Milwaukee corded range is excellent, especially the large hammers – no doubt inherited when Kango was filtered into the Milwaukee range back in the Atlas Copco days. Purely based on an incredible range of products, you’d have to lean towards Makitafor a complete corded offering though.

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Milwaukee inherited the Kango brand

Makita vs Milwaukee Price

On average, Makita power tools are around 10-20% cheaper than Milwaukee’s, however, this should not necessarily reflect your purchasing decision.

Milwaukee has always focused on creating the most durable and toughest power tools within the industry, which is why this has made them the go-to power tools for woodworkers and construction workers worldwide.

That being said, Makita has branded itself as a quality brand with affordable prices, which makes them popular with many homeowners.

The verdict? Well, it depends on your budget and what kind of tool you’re looking to use it for. If it’s a long-lasting, high-quality power tool you’re looking to use heavily then the verdict would be, Milwaukee!

Makita vs Milwaukee: Outdoor Power Equipment


Makita invested heavily in the outdoor power equipment market, back in 1991, with the acquisition of Dolmar – a very high-quality German manufacturer of petrol-powered gardening, forestry, and agriculture equipment.

Although the original Dolmar name was retained in a handful of European countries, notably where they had a brand presence, it was re-badged Makita in the UK. In 2008, the combined knowledge of Dolmar, Makita, and Japanese engine manufacturer Fuji Robin, created a brand new user-friendly and affordable 4-stroke engine.

Compared to traditional 2-stroke, the new 4-stroke MM4 engine increased power output by up to 30% and reduced emissions by an astonishing 90%.

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Milwaukee has never produced petrol-driven tools or equipment but has recently ventured into a battery-powered alternative called MX FUEL – more about this later.


For petrol-driven tools and equipment, there can only be one winner… Makita.

Makita CXT vs Milwaukee M12: 12V Cordless Tools


Makita recently upgraded its sub-compact battery from 10.8V to 12V. The new 12V Lithium-ion ‘slide-on’ battery has multi-contact terminals to ensure a more stable contact, even under extreme work or vibration conditions.


The Milwaukee M12 range has featured the same style of 12V Redlithium-ion ‘clip-in’ battery since its inception, meaning all tools are both backward and forward-compatible – i.e. old batteries fit new machines and vice-versa. With over 90 tools on the single M12 platform, the options are considerable… from power tools to lighting solutions and heated clothing.


Many of the tools within the two ranges have similar performance levels, but when you get to the top-of-the-range Milwaukee 12V tools – sub-branded M12 FUEL – there’s an obvious performance improvement. Add to the mix a much more extensive sub-compact range, with multiple capabilities – I’d go for Milwaukee M12.

In truth; many items within the Milwaukee M12 range could easily rival competitors’ 18V tools!

Makita LXT vs Milwaukee M18: 18V Cordless Tools


Without a doubt, 18V is the most popular battery platform sold globally. Makita made a decision to develop a ‘fully-fledged’ 18V Lithium-ion cordless platform in 2005, increasing the range to over 150 machines within just ten years and currently featuring over 225 tools.

It was a bold step, that has proved to be crucial in establishing and maintaining Makita as one of the biggest-selling brands within this category.


Milwaukee was the very first power tool brand to launch Lithium-ion battery technology, just a few months earlier than Makita – with their V18 range. Research and development had been carried out by Atlas Copco, but lack of market share stifled early growth. Following the takeover by TTI, and just three years after launch, the first generation V18 Lithium-ion tools and batteries were replaced by the current M18 range. The new platform was not compatible with the old, meaning Milwaukee had in essence returned to the start of its Lithium-ion journey – losing ground on Makita and other industry leaders. Fast forward to 2021, Milwaukee now has approaching 200 items in its M18 range, including some very clever and innovative ONE-KEY ‘smart’ tools. Milwaukee M18 is currently the fastest-growing platform of 18V power tools and equipment… worldwide!


We’re comparing arguably the two best 18V platforms available to date when it comes to range and performance. Very much like the sub-compact ranges, both brands offer similar performance levels – until you get to the top of the range M18 FUEL tools. This is where you experience an obvious performance improvement. A simple yet effective feature, Milwaukee added very early in their M18 development, was including a ‘dual’ battery charger with every 18V set. This clever idea opened their users up to both the M12 and M18 platforms – making their offering even more extensive.

Before making a decision on which brand to select, I’d research exactly what tools you require, going for the one that best suits your needs. If you were to push me for a decision, I’d personally go for Milwaukee M18 – but you will only notice the difference with the high-end M18 FUEL tools.

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Makita XGT vs Milwaukee MX FUEL: Higher Voltage Cordless Tools

This is a mismatch in truth… we can’t really compare the two battery platforms – you’ll see why shortly. Makita launchedtheir 40V XGT range in 2020, to rival DeWalt 54V XR Flexvolt. The idea behind the new platform was to enable cordless tools to penetrate into areas that had previously been reserved for corded machines. Like the DeWalt 54V series; Makita’s 40V battery is a standalone system and not cross-compatible with their 18V tools.

Milwaukee MX FUEL was officially launched in 2020, but rather than focusing on power tools, the aim was to go after the plant and equipment sector. The initial range featured a 14” cut-off saw, diamond drilling rig, and road breaker… to name just three.

Conversely, the Makita XGT series still featured ‘portable’ power tools – similar types of machines that were already available in their 18V portfolio. Due to having a completely different segment focus, we cannot directly compare MX FUEL with the Makita 40V XGT platform… but Milwaukee does still have a rival! Rather than developing a separate platform altogether, Milwaukee decided to extend its existing 18V range with higher-performing tools and High Output batteries – enabling users to conveniently add on to their existing range.


I personally cannot see the point of Makita’s 40V XGT range, and for this reason, we have decided not to stock it atMakita vs Milwaukee – which brand is better? [2023] | Protrade (9) Protrade. Why create a completely separate battery platform, for very similar tools that already feature in an already successful and widely used range? To be fair, we’ve not directly compared the new Makita XGT with Milwaukee 18V High Output tools, but earlier tests versus DeWalt 54V had the Milwaukee 18V 12.0Ah battery doing nearly twice the amount of work!

It’ll be no surprise that yet again, I’d go for the Milwaukee 18V High Output range for ‘higher voltage’ cordless power tools… and Milwaukee MX FUEL for battery-powered plant and equipment.


It’s been a ‘clean sweep’ for Milwaukee when it comes to cordless solutions, which is unsurprising as the original TTI business, established back in 1985, was essentially created to produce rechargeable battery packs for use in tools and appliances – it’s their culture and legacy.

My verdicts are in no way a smear on Makita, or any other brand for that matter… they’ve all simply come up against a ‘machine’ that keeps redefining, developing and delivering new technologies and ideas… something the team at Milwaukee call ‘Disruptive Innovation’.

The phenomenal growth of battery-powered tools, often in favour of corded or petrol-powered products, demonstrates that the market is rapidly moving towards cordless solutions. There is no doubt that battery technology is the core competence for Milwaukee, as the brand pushes boundaries to drive a completely cord-free job site.

As a key Milwaukee distributor, I was fortunate enough to be invited to their facility in Brookfield, Wisconsin – witnessing an army of incredibly talented engineers, beavering around an open plan workshop the size of a football field, researching and developing the next ideas that nobody else has even considered. Experiencing first-hand their unwavering drive to establish the Milwaukee brand as number one in the world for trade-focused solutions. When it comes to battery-powered tools and equipment… I for one think they’ve cracked it!

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Is Makita the most reliable? ›

In general, Makita has a reputation for being a step up in quality compared to DeWalt with a higher price tag to go along with it. However, both brands are considered to be professional-level tools across the board.

Is Makita still a good brand? ›

For more than a century, this Japanese power tool manufacturer has been a leader in the space, and have a few of their cordless power tools in my own chest. If you're thinking to yourself, “Is Makita a good brand?” before making your purchase, the answer is a simple YES!

Who builds Makita tools? ›

Makita Corporation (株式会社マキタ, kabushiki gaisha Makita) (TYO: 6586) is a Japanese manufacturer of power tools. Founded on March 21, 1915, it is based in Anjō, Japan and operates factories in Brazil, China, Japan, Mexico, Romania, the United Kingdom, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Canada, and the United States.

Is Milwaukee more expensive than Makita? ›

Having reviewed and used literally hundreds of tools from both companies, we have to say that Milwaukee Tools and Makita average out very evenly in pricing for most tools. Sometimes Makita has a lower tool-only price. Other times it has a higher price but averages lower on the kit pricing.

Which is better Makita or DeWalt? ›

Makita vs DeWalt summary

On the whole, if price and comfort is a big deal to you, then it'll be Makita. Whereas if you value power and warranty protection, then DeWalt is the right choice.

Is Makita a Chinese company? ›

History/Makita Corporation. In 1958, Makita Corporation, which was founded in 1915 as an electric motor sales and repair company, became the first company in Japan to manufacture and sell electric planers.

Is Milwaukee made in USA? ›

Milwaukee Tool has manufactured products in the USA since 1924, so they've got a rich American history.

Who is Milwaukee tools owned by? ›

Milwaukee Electric Tool is a subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. (TTI), Founded in 1985, TTI is a leading marketer, manufacturer and supplier of home improvement and floor care products, employing over 20,000 people worldwide.

What are the top of the line Makita tools? ›

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  • Makita DUG601 18V LXT Brushless Cordless Hedge Trimmer.
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Who is Milwaukee Tools biggest competitor? ›

Milwaukee Tool's competitors and similar companies include Skyjack Equipment, Synergy Positioning Systems, GURES TECHNOLOGY and SMF.

What is Makita best known for? ›

Anyone who works with their hands has at least heard of Makita, a brand known for its high-quality power tools. Whether you're looking for an impact wrench, a saw, or a specific kind of drill, Makita has a product to fit your project.

Are Makita batteries interchangeable with Milwaukee? ›

The Milwaukee Tool to Makita Battery Adapter allows customers to use their existing collection of makita batteries with an extensive range of Milwaukee power tools, eliminating the need to buy, store, charge and maintain a new collection of batteries alongside the ones they already own.

Is Stihl better than Makita? ›

Which is best? Well both performed really well with the Stihl able to cut a lot more discs, however the Makita is significantly cheaper and in our test had a lower capacity battery.

What is the equivalent to Makita? ›

According to Similarweb data of monthly visits,'s top competitor in April 2023 is with 496.3K visits. 2nd most similar site is, with 1.3M visits in April 2023, and closing off the top 3 is with 265.3K.

Do Makita batteries last? ›

To sum it all up, the bare minimum that most manufacturers expect from their batteries is around 3 years or 1,000 charging cycles. With that said—we say “put your warranty where your mouth is.” Bosch, DeWalt, Metabo HPT, Makita, Milwaukee Tool, EGO, and Ridgid all warranty their Lithium-ion batteries for 2–3 years.

Is Makita brushless better? ›

In summary, brushless motors can be more powerful than your traditional brushed cordless drill. Cordless drills that utilise a brushless electronic motor are more efficient and intelligent in the way the motor regulates battery energy flow.

Do professionals use DeWalt? ›

Therefore, DeWalt's line of products is made primarily for professionals though homeowners who prefer premium products opt for them as well. Milwaukee: In comparison to DeWalt, Milwaukee's 12V lineup tools are lower in price.

What is the best Makita cut off machine? ›

Overall, the Makita LW1400 is one of the best high-speed abrasive chop saws on the market - a couple of improvements will solidify it at the top. We've been talking metal cutting for the past six weeks and have seen an impressive array of options.

Where is Milwaukee made? ›

The 1960s and 1970s were good years for Milwaukee, and resulted in expansion of both manufacturing facilities and product lines. In 1965, the company moved from its State Street location, in the City of Milwaukee, to its modern 212,000-square-foot manufacturing and office facility in Brookfield, Wis.

What is the difference between Makita green and black? ›

A: The difference would be the Size/weight and drill/driving capabilities the green would be the larger or heavier while the white is compact and the black is the subcompact. I've owned all and would recommend any for their own reasons, job depending.

Is Makita green or blue? ›

LXT Premium Makita tools can be recognized by their blue skin design.

What company in China makes Milwaukee tools? ›

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Is Dewalt Made in USA? ›

We're proud to make select products in the U.S.A. with global materials. We source raw materials and components from around the world when they are either not available in the United States or not viable to purchase based on cost, quality, or availability.

Where is Craftsman made? ›

FORT MILL, SOUTH CAROLINA WITH GLOBAL MATERIALS. We're proud to continue expanding our U.S. manufacturing footprint with our factory in Fort Mill, South Carolina. There, our workers make select V20* power tools with global materials and take pride knowing they're part of the CRAFTSMAN family.

When did Lowes stop selling Milwaukee tools? ›

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. says home-improvement giant Lowe Co.'s Inc. owes the manufacturer more than $1.2 million. The disputed payment is for tools Milwaukee Electric says it shipped before the two companies ended their relationship in 2008.

Who bought out DeWalt? ›

DEWALT | Stanley Black & Decker.

Does Milwaukee own DeWalt? ›

Yes, Craftsman and DeWalt are Owned by Stanley Black & Decker.

Is Makita discontinued? ›

Content of the Makita Notice

Makita Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “Makita”) will discontinue the production of engine products on March 31, 2022.

What is the most powerful Makita battery? ›

High Power

Makita 40V Max is the most powerful battery system in the entire Makita range, and performs significantly better than it's LXT predecessor.

What does LXT mean in Makita tools? ›

Lithium-ion Xtreme Technology.

Why is Milwaukee so expensive? ›

In general, having reviewed and used literally hundreds of tools from both companies, we find Milwaukee Tools to average out just slightly higher in price overall. This mostly has to do with its focus on specialty trade tools. They also tend to include higher-capacity, advanced batteries in their cordless tool kits.

What is Milwaukee tools best known for? ›

Milwaukee Tools produces an extensive line of innovative power tools, hand tools, and other systems including pneumatic tools and outdoor equipment. This industry-leading manufacturer is constantly releasing new innovations in the power tool industry.

Is Milwaukee still good tools? ›

Milwaukee's corded tools are powerful and their cordless options are some of the best in the business – thanks in part to the company's innovative M12™, M18™, and V28™ Lithium-Ion batteries. I've used a mix of Milwaukee tools and DeWalt tools for years, and I've found them both to be equal in terms of quality.

Why is the Makita rivet gun so expensive? ›

The pulling force is why these rivet guns are expensive. Certain vehicle manufacturers require a certain pull force on there rivets. GM requires 3800 pounds of pull force, the XVR02 Exceeds that with 4496 (20kn) pounds of pull force. You get what you pay for...

Is Makita a German brand? ›

Makita was founded in 1915, in Nagoya – an industrial city in Japan.

Is Flex tools made by Milwaukee? ›

Who Makes Flex Tools? Flex power tools are manufactured by FLEX-Elektrowerkzeuge GmbH, a German company owned by Chervon (not the oil company). This Chervon is a Chinese manufacturing company that also owns tool brands like Ego and Skil.

Which is better Milwaukee M12 or M18? ›

Whereas M12™ is ideal for tools that require less power, the Milwaukee® battery M18™ is best for tools needed for heavier-duty jobs that require more power. This 18-volt battery features a larger design and base, which means it is a little heavier.

Can you use any battery for Makita? ›

18V Makita batteries fit all Makita tools, allowing for exceptional versatility. As leading providers of Makita power tools, the team at Western Equipment has provided some information outlining the benefits of the Makita 18V battery system and how it can suit your application.

Does Makita have a good warranty? ›

Each Makita Lithium-Ion Power Tool, Battery and Charger is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of THREE YEARS from the date of original purchase.

What brand is comparable to Stihl? ›

STIHL competitors include Husqvarna and MTD Products.

Is Makita made in USA? ›

Since 1985 Makita has produced products here in the U.S.A. at a facility just outside of Atlanta in Buford, Georgia.

Why is Makita brushless better? ›

No friction in a brushless drill means less wear and tear, and less heat. "Excessive heat is the enemy of both the motor and the battery," says Wayne Hart, communications manager at Makita. "And a brushless motor runs up to 50 percent cooler than a brushed motor."

How many years do Makita batteries last? ›

So, how long do Lithium-ion batteries last? To sum it all up, the bare minimum that most manufacturers expect from their batteries is around 3 years or 1,000 charging cycles. Bosch, DeWalt, Hitachi, Makita, Milwaukee, and Ridgid all warranty their Lithium-ion batteries for 3 years.

Is it OK to leave Makita batteries on charger? ›

Can Makita Lithium-Ion batteries "over charge"? No, Makita chargers are designed so that they will not overcharge a Lithium-Ion battery.

Do Makita batteries wear out? ›

If you have Makita cordless power tools, it can help to be aware of some Makita battery care tips to ensure that you get as much life out of them as possible. Lithium-ion batteries can be expensive to replace if they wear out, so make sure that you do all you can to help your batteries stay alive.

What is the most powerful Makita hand drill? ›

The Makita Cordless DHP481Z is the latest and most powerful 18V Combi Drill Makita has ever produced. DHP481Z is equipped with XPT (eXtreme Protection Technology) and a new brushless motor that offers considerable runtime on a single battery charge.


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