About Us


Since our founding in 1910, we’ve been at the very forefront of DIY product innovation. From the iconic BLACK+DECKER Workmate® to the world’s first cordless drill and hedge trimmer, we’ve used ingenuity and integrity to help people turn their houses into homes.

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Since 1910, BLACK+DECKER has been setting the standard for innovation and design of power tools, outdoor yard care equipment, and home products. The inventor of the first portable electric drill with pistol grip and trigger switch, BLACK+DECKER has evolved from a small machine shop in Baltimore, Maryland to a global manufacturing powerhouse with a broad line of quality products used in and around the home. 

When home owners have work to get done, they trust that BLACK+DECKER’s products will do the job efficiently and reliably. This is where you’ll find information on the latest news from BLACK+DECKER. Whether we’re launching products, sharing company news, or announcing contests, awards or events, you’ll have all of the details, images, and videos available here.

  1. Get creative this Christmas with BLACK+DECKER™
  2. BLACK+DECKER™ cordless vacuums with NEW ORA Technology®: pick up first time again, again and again* –without losing suction**
  3. New generation of BLACK+DECKER™ Dustbuster® Flexi® Hand Vac: high-performance cordless cleaners for hard-to-reach places
  4. BLACK+DECKER™ announces new global brand identity
  5. BLACK+DECKER™ announces the Gyro Driver™ – the world’s first motion activated screwdriver that controls variable speed and direction
  6. BLACK+DECKER™ introduces the DUOSAND™
  7. Introducing the BLACK+DECKER™ Scorpion®: The three-in-one powered hand saw that’s as versatile as your imagination