1975 Black & Decker Jig Saw

Advert from 1975 for the Black & Decker Jig Saw .

Black & Decker Corporation was a corporation based in Towson, Maryland, United States, that designed and imported power tools and accessories, hardware and home improvement products, and technology based fastening systems. On March 12th, 2010, Stanley Works merged with Black & Decker to become Stanley Black & Decker.

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Black & Decker

1987 Black & Decker advert for a selection of cordless kitchen appliances.

Black & Decker (the corporation) is distinct from “Black & Decker” the brand; the latter is used by more than one corporation. In particular, “Black & Decker”-branded household products in the Americas (but outside of Brazil) are marketed by a division of Applica, a Florida-based corporation much smaller than Black & Decker Corporation. (more…)