In 1923, Albert Schnitzler built the first hand drill, known in German as a Metallbohrdreher. This drill was the origin for the name Metabo. Today with more than 25 worldwide subsidiaries, Metabo products are available in almost any country around the globe. Holding more than 700 patents and property rights, Metabo produces leading tools for the, metalworking, industrial, construction and renovation industries. In addition to their hand tools and vacuums, AR Chamber carries Metabo SDS products, cutter bits, and more.