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August 27, 2012

DeWalt has launched Small Angle Grinder Shrouds designed to help control dust associated with concrete cutting and grinding applications.

“We recognize that we have a role in helping to make job sites as productive as possible,” said Jeremy Torok, group product manager, DeWalt. “We also realize our role in helping to improve job-site safety."

July 18, 2012

A new Internet retailer has entered the marketplace, promising name brand tools at discount prices, customer reviews and social media networking. The site, dwttools.com, is owned and operated by DWT Global, based in Delaware.

Current product categories found on dwttools.com include abrasives, pneumatic, power, hand and automotive tools. Brand names include Channellock, DeWalt, Irwin and Milwaukee. 

June 21, 2012

According to a quarterly survey of tens of thousands of home improvement professionals, more than 60% of pros shop at big boxes.

The survey, the TraQline PRO report from The Stevenson Co., also found pros -- including general contractors, painters, plumbers and landscapers -- are motivated by competitive prices when buying home improvement materials.

The TraQline PRO findings include:

June 10, 2012

For about two years, the story at Stanley Black & Decker was never too far removed from the single word: “integration.” The merger of two tool giants was a natural topic for analysts, observers and customers.

During a product demonstration and media day in New York City this month, the story began to change back to another word: “innovation.” The company, as it unveiled dozens of new products at a New York City event this month, says it is beginning to gel across Stanley, Black & Decker, Bostitch, DeWalt and Porter Cable.

May 17, 2012

Delmar and DeWalt announced the launch of DeWalt Mobile Pro, a new mobile application for construction professionals. DeWalt Mobile Pro is an innovative and powerful mobile solution developed specifically for contractors and tradesmen in the construction industry, with free features and numerous ways to customize the app based on each user's trade focus. The app is available for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad and has been designed with custom interfaces to suit the various screen sizes of each device. 

April 19, 2012

Sales were up but net earnings were down for Stanley Black & Decker, the maker of construction and DIY tools, security and industrial products.

New Britain, Conn.-based Stanley Black & Decker first quarter sales increased to $2.65 billion, up 12% from $2.36 billion in the same quarter last year.

The company said the sales growth was attributable to volume (+2%), price (+1%), currency (-1%) and acquisitions (+10%). Last year, Stanley announced it would acquire Niscayah Group AB, a Swedish commercial security company.

March 2, 2012

1) DeWalt 15 oz. MIG  Weld Framing Hammer

The new DeWalt hammer packs a punch. The carefully designed all-steel 15 oz. DWHT51138 model strikes like a 28-oz. hammer, according to DeWalt. The lightweight heavy hitter also has a magnetic nail starter along the head and vibration absorption built into the grip. (dewalt.com)

February 3, 2012

Towson, Md.-based DeWalt has launched the Adjustable Depth Setter and Dust Collector, which when used together serve as the brand's proprietary Depth Control and Dust System.

Designed specifically for use with the SDS Plus drill bits from DeWalt, the system is built for professionals in the mechanical, electrical and plumbing fields. The most frequent application of this system is for installing drop-in anchors, which are used to hold threaded rod for hanging pipes, conduit and heavy loads.

February 3, 2012

Towson, Md.-based DeWalt has launched the Adjustable Depth Setter and Dust Collector, which when used together serve as the brand's proprietary Depth Control and Dust System.

Designed specifically for use with the SDS Plus drill bits from DeWalt, the system is built for professionals in the mechanical, electrical and plumbing fields. The most frequent application of this system is for installing drop-in anchors, which are used to hold threaded rod for hanging pipes, conduit and heavy loads.

December 7, 2011

DeWalt announced the launch of its new Rolling Miter Saw/Planer Stand, designed for jobsite mobility thanks to its wide rubber wheels and fold-up feature. The product, availavle exclusively at Home Depot, is designed for a variety of contractors including cabinetmakers, trim carpenters, framers, installers and many other professionals who are tasked with using a miter saw or portable thickness planer on the jobsite.

November 16, 2011

Atlanta-based Home Depot's wind-and-storm aided sales effort in the third quarter presented several category highlights, according to executive VP merchandising Craig Menear.

The company's strong third-quarter performance, which included a 13% net earnings increase and comp-store sales of positive 4.2%, included strength "in the core of the store" and growth in average ticket and transactions.

October 26, 2011

Stanley Black & Decker has made a $350,000 tool donation to the Joplin, Mo., rebuilding efforts. The tools, which are being used on the “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” Joplin project, include Stanley, Bostitch, DeWalt, Porter-Cable and more. Following this project, the Home Builders Association of Southwest Missouri will gather, inventory and distribute the tools to the building trades classes at Franklin Technology Center and other area technical schools that lost their tools in the May 22 storm.

October 6, 2011

DeWalt unveiled its 15-ounce Framing Hammer with an innovative construction process that combines an all-steel head with a lightweight hammer.

During the company's new product luncheon at the Westin Times Square, Dennis Danville, leader of DeWalt's assembly demolition business unit, said the hammers employ MIG Weld Technology to lower the weight of the hammer head. 

October 5, 2011

New York City -- Kyle Dancho, Stanley Black & Decker's president of Hand Tools and Fastening, described product successes and economic challenges during a media briefing here at the Westin Hotel in Manhattan.

Despite the economic doldrums that has decimated the ranks of construction workers -- a key target for the company's products -- Dancho said Stanley is growing. Innovation drives success in hand tools, particularly, he added. 

September 1, 2011

Towson, Md.-based DeWalt launched a new 40-lb. demolition hammer (D25960K), which has been designed to offer contractors elite performance, comfort, durability and ease of use. The D25960K is made for a variety of professionals, including electricians, waterproofers, and mechanical, concrete, demolition and general contractors.

August 24, 2011

DeWalt has launched its new Line Laser, which features multiple design enhancements to improve productivity on the jobsite. 

The DW089K is for professionals tasked with residential and commercial applications, such as installing cabinets, drop ceilings, chair rails or doors and windows. The Line Laser can also be used when installing floor and wall tile or mapping wall layout.

August 24, 2011

DeWalt has launched its new Line Laser, which features multiple design enhancements to improve productivity on the jobsite. 

The DW089K is for professionals tasked with residential and commercial applications, such as installing cabinets, drop ceilings, chair rails or doors and windows. The Line Laser can also be used when installing floor and wall tile or mapping wall layout.

August 24, 2011

DeWalt has launched its new Line Laser, which features multiple design enhancements to improve productivity on the jobsite. 

The DW089K is for professionals tasked with residential and commercial applications, such as installing cabinets, drop ceilings, chair rails or doors and windows. The Line Laser can also be used when installing floor and wall tile or mapping wall layout.

June 2, 2011

DeWalt has launched a new 12-in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw, designed to be precise enough for fine woodworking, and durable enough for framing and deck building. 

The DWS780 is made for a variety of end users, including cabinetmakers, trim carpenters, framers, installers and many other professional contractors.

April 25, 2011

CPO Commerce, an on-line retailer of home-improvement products, has announced its acquisition of TylerTool.com, an e-commerce site that sells power tools and equipment to contractors and DIYers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

Established in 1999, TylerTool.com offers DeWalt, Makita, Milwaukee, Bosch, Porter Cable, and other brand name tools, as well as compressors, generators and other equipment.

April 21, 2011

DeWalt has announced the introduction of its 24 Inch Tote with Power Tool Case. The two-in-one storage solution allows contractors to easily store power tools, hand tools and accessories -- like drill bits, nails and screws -- in the power tool case, which also functions as a lid. For internal storage customization, the tool case has a removable divider that stores larger items in the bottom of the tote, helping to eliminate the need for multiple tool bags.

April 15, 2011

Towson, Md.-based DeWalt is launching a line of hand tools that will hit the market beginning June 2011. 

The company, known for its power tools, is getting into the hand tool category for the first time with products that include utility knives, pliers, wrenches, tape measures, hammers, saws and toolboxes, among others.

April 15, 2011

Towson, Md.-based DeWalt is launching a line of hand tools that will hit the market beginning June 2011. 

The company, known for its power tools, is getting into the hand tool category for the first time with products that include utility knives, pliers, wrenches, tape measures, hammers, saws and toolboxes, among others.

March 31, 2011

Advancements in battery technology, more efficient tool engineering and ergonomic design have transformed the power tools segment in recent years. But this golden age of development and innovation hasn’t translated into sales growth, because all the major categories are in retreat, according to consumer data from The NPD Group. 


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