Since 1910, BLACK+DECKER has been setting the standard for innovation and design of power tools, outdoor yard care equipment, and home products. The inventor of the first portable electric drill with pistol grip and trigger switch, BLACK+DECKER has evolved from a small machine shop in Baltimore, Maryland to a global manufacturing powerhouse with a broad line of quality products used in and around the home.
In 2010, 'The Stanley Works' combined with 'Black & Decker' to form 'Stanley Black & Decker', delivering the tools and solutions that industrial companies, professionals, and consumers count on to be successful when it really matters. Stanley Black & Decker, headquartered in Connecticut, USA, is now the world’s largest global provider of hand tools, power tools and related accessories, engineered fastening systems, storage, as well as solutions for electronic security, mechanical access, healthcare, infrastructure and more. We employ almost 52,000 employees globally, operate in more than 175 countries, and in 2014, achieved total revenues in excess of $11 billion.