Metabo HPT Partners with Drop Zone TV to bring Cordless Power Tools to the Outdoors

Hal Shaffer using Metabo HPT cordless to operate a drill winch on Drop Zone TV
Metabo HPT announced a new partnership with the TV show, Drop Zone on the Outdoor Channel. This partnership aims at going cordless with power tools suited for outdoor enthusiasts. Making it the official power tool of the outdoors, Metabo HPT will work with the Drop Zone. Together, they will promote the MultiVoltTM System of cordless power tools that finally gives users the added versatility they want and need. Metabo HPT now provides one simple system that unites its 18V and 36V tools with the long-lasting and powerful MultiVolt battery that powers everything cordless. Through Metabo HPT’s extensive MultiVolt System of cordless tools, the possibilities are endless to make both quick and easy work anywhere power is not available.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Metabo HPT as the official power tool of the outdoors and Drop Zone TV,” said Hal Shaffer. Shaffer is a host of the popular show on the Outdoor Channel. “Green means GO, and in the outdoors, that means we GO cordless. Cordless power tools are part of the DNA of an outdoorsman and make sense for all aspects of our lifestyle. These tools have impressed me over and over in doing what I love doing outdoors. There’s no stopping me with Metabo HPT!”

Eric Mozley, Director of Marketing at Metabo HPT explains, “Cordless tools can improve your experience in the outdoors. Take them from the jobsite during the week to the hunting camp on the weekend. Anywhere you want to go in the outdoors, Metabo HPT MultiVolt cordless tools can make life easier. Our partnership with Drop Zone is a natural fit. It will include the use of our cordless power tools in the show as well as :30 second commercial spots. These will communicate the MultiVolt cordless message to the over 48 million viewers of the Outdoor Channel. Drop Zone and the Outdoor Channel provide a great platform to use linear TV to drive awareness to our brand and reach users that embrace the outdoors.”

Metabo HPT cordless MultiVolt tools

Metabo HPT cordless MultiVolt tools have the backing of a Lifetime Lithium-Ion tool body warranty*. They are made to withstand harsh conditions on the jobsite and in the outdoors. Cordless power tools are extremely useful to put deer stands together. They are also great for building duck boxes for conservation efforts. Additionally, you can use them to repair fences, fix farm equipment or change tires on a tractor or ATV/UTV. They are great for cutting firewood, lighting up the camp site with cordless lights, hanging trophies on the wall or cutingt through shooting lanes. The applications are endless. Green means GO and with Metabo HPT cordless power tools by your side, you can go anywhere. Metabo HPT cordless tools are available at Lowe’s, Menard’s, Amazon, Acme Tools and also select independent dealers nationwide.

*some exceptions apply

About Metabo HPT (Koki Holdings America Ltd.)

Metabo HPT (the new brand name for Koki Holdings America – formerly part of the Hitachi group) offers an extensive line of professional grade power tools and accessories for woodworking, metalworking, drilling and fastening, concrete drilling and cutting, and outdoor power equipment products. It also offers a complete line of pneumatic nailers, staplers, compressors, and collated fasteners. Metabo’s headquarters is in Braselton, Georgia. It also has satellite offices in the United States and Canada. Metabo HPT supports over 4000 retail locations and additionally, over 1000 authorized service centers. Metabo HPT is a brand within Koki Holdings America Ltd., the North American division of Koki Holdings Co., Ltd. To learn more, you can also visit

About Drop Zone

Drop Zone is a highly acclaimed reality hunting show on the Outdoor Channel. It is the collaboration between veteran outdoor industry personality Hal Shaffer and two-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Crew Chief Greg “Zippy” Zipadelli. This series follows Zipadelli — who won two NASCAR championships as crew chief for Tony Stewart — and  his good friend Hal Shaffer. The two go on big-game hunting adventures all over the world. Shaffer, a marksman, gunsmith and veteran of outdoor TV and radio, is a diehard bear hunter but pursues other species with equal passion. From Alaska to Argentina and Canada to Mexico, Zippy and Hal take dead aim at a half-hour of fun, excitement, and also education for hunters of all skill levels. For further information, visit

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