More stories about Manufacturers

  • Tool Companies by the Numbers: Makita

    My wife told me I'm a dork because I read annual reports (well, that's not the only reason). But really, annual reports contain information that tool manufacturers do not go out of their way to share.

  • Tool Companies: Who Owns What? (Part 2)

    What does a Baldwin lockset have in common with a Rayovac battery and a George Foreman Grill?

  • Tool Companies: Who Owns What?

    What does a Crescent wrench have in common with a Lufkin tape and the original Allen wrench?

  • Hard-to-Find Brand of Hand Tools

    If you were to mention NWS to a European tradesman he'd know you were talking about high-end German-made hand tools.

  • DeWalt Takes on Hilti?

    Late last week DeWalt's parent company, Stanley Black & Decker, purchased Powers Fasteners.

  • What the heck is Interskol?

    In the U.S. we buy power tools from companies such as Bosch, DeWalt, and Milwaukee. But if you lived in Russia, you'd be equally familiar with Interskol.

  • Stanley Sells the Delta Brand

    Delta Power Equipment Corporation, will be based in Anderson, South Carolina – which is home to the U.S. branch of Techtronic Industries (TTI). The connection goes beyond a shared geography; Delta will be led by former TTI executives Bryan Whiffen (President) and Norm MacDonald (Vice President)...

  • Cutting Edge: Bostitch Launches Hand-Tool Line

    Bostitch, one of the best-known U.S. manufacturers of air-powered tools and a major subsidiary of Stanley Tools, officially launched a line of nonpowered hand tools under the Bostitch brand name on March 1.

  • Cutting Edge: Mega Toolmakers Plan Merger

    Two of the world's oldest, largest, and most respected makers of hand and power tools surprised just about everyone in November by announcing that they intend to combine their many assets to form an $8.4 billion global tool company, to be called Stanley Black & Decker. As of this writing, the...

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