STIHL supports the organisation Bergwaldprojekt e.V.

As a manufacturer of chain saws and power tools for gardening and landscaping, we at ANDREAS STIHL AG believe that we depend on a sound natural environment. We are constantly working to harmonise our business goals with environmental demands. For this very reason, STIHL is committed to making a direct contribution to environmental conservation in addition to its efforts aimed at reducing emissions resulting from processes and products. Among our many activities, we have supported the organisation Bergwaldprojekt (Mountain Forest Project) since 2006. Today, we would like to tell you a little more about this project.

Christmas tree

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.

STIHL China – Quality “Made by STIHL”

“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.