Ritual tree worship dates back to pre-Christian times. Back then, decorated evergreen trees were seen as a symbol of life and fertility and worshipped around the winter solstice. In the Roman era, New Year’s customs included placing branches and deciduous trees in heated rooms to force them to bloom. These customs have evolved over the years, with the blossoms replaced by candles to become today’s Christmas tree, a symbol of gift giving and light.
In our interview, STIHL apprentice and “Jugend forscht”* winner Patrick Ziesel talks about how his invention came to be and what he has experienced since winning the national competition.
“Made by STIHL” is a brand promise – no matter the location of production. So STIHL and China have been a very successful combination for many years. Since 2006, our plant in Qingdao has been proving that tried-and-tested STIHL quality can also come from China. The secret? Production processes, quality standards, occupational health and safety standards, and environmental standards at STIHL are equally high all over the world.
You can get various offers of outdoor power equipment at just about any big box retailer – but you can’t get a STIHL. Why? Because STIHL products are only sold through authorized dealers. STIHL Dealers provide a high level of knowledge and they offer expert advice, qualified service and perfect all-round care.
STIHL is present on social media platforms. To mark the kick-off of our new formats, we have produced three videos that clearly visualise our commitment to the different platforms. Prepare to be amazed!
As the sector’s leader and an internationally active group, we set the technological standards with our chain saws and range of tools. The basis for the outstanding quality of our products is not only the technical expertise of our employees, but also the pleasant working atmosphere.
In our blog, you can find out everything about STIHL and our products. Read exciting background reports, interviews and expert contributions, and get useful tips about working outdoors. STIHL can now be found on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube. We regularly refer to current blog entries on all of those platforms. Use the channels you prefer to […]