Founded in 1926 by Andreas Stihl, Andreas Stihl AG & Company is a German manufacturer of handheld power equipment, mostly know for its chainsaws. Andreas Stihl designed and hand built the first chain saw in 1926 and is considered an important innovator in early chain saw production. Today, Stihl is still a family owned company and the only chain saw manufacturer to make its own saw chains and guide bars.
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