In September 1910, two industrial tool designers and engineers, S. Duncan Black and Alonzo G. Decker, founded a small machine shop in Baltimore, Maryland. They called it Black & Decker Manufacturing Company. Their shop has grown beyondanything they could have imagined.
Today, Black & Decker is a global manufacturer and marketer of quality power tools and accessories, hardware and home improvement products, and technology based fastening systems. Our products and services are marketed in more than 100 countries, and we have manufacturing operations in eleven countries. Throughout our businesses, we have established a reputation for product innovation, quality, end-user focus, design, andvalue. Our strong brand names and new product development capabilities enjoy worldwide recognition, and our global distribution is unsurpassed in our industries.
BLACK & DECKER® CELEBRATES OVER 100 YEARS OF HISTORY