Stanley Black & Decker

New Britain, Conn. — To honor and support the next generation of skilled tradespeople, Stanley Black & Decker is recognizing high school seniors entering the trades starting on National Decision Day, traditionally held on May 1. On National Decision Day, graduating high school seniors commit to their college of choice and typically post their decision Read more

The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), through its Build Your Future (BYF) initiative, is excited to announce the national expansion of its career exploration tool, CareerStarter. This new program provides direct connections between entry-level job seekers, local training programs and employers. When considering an opportunity in construction, many are unsure of where to Read more

IRWIN®, the leader in hand tools and power tool accessories, announced today the launch of SPEEDBOR SUPREME™ self-feed bits and auger bits. The new line of SPEEDBOR SUPREME™ bits are engineered for high performance wood drilling and are designed to withstand repeated nail strikes. The bits’ high-speed steel cutting edge maintain sharpness due to the Read more

New Britain, Conn. — Stanley Black & Decker announced that it successfully completed its purchase of the Craftsman Brand from Sears Holdings Corporation. Stanley Black & Decker’s President and Chief Executive Officer, James M. Loree commented, “We are pleased to complete the purchase of the Craftsman Brand, a legendary American brand with tremendous consumer awareness Read more

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., Oct. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), an S&P 500 global diversified industrial company, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Tools business of Newell Brands (“Newell Tools”), which includes the highly attractive industrial cutting, hand tool and power tool accessory brands Irwin® and Lenox®, for $1.95 billion in cash Read more