April 1, 2018
Stanley Black & Decker buys Irwin and Lenox
Stanley Black & Decker has acquired tool and accessory companies Irwin and Lenox. Irwin Tools is Huntersville, N.C.-based manufacturer and distributor of a broad line of professional hand tools and power tool accessories. Longmeadow, Mass.-based Lenox has more than of a century of experience in cutting technology. Its product categories include reciprocating saw blades, hole saws, jig saw blades, hand saws, drill bits, portable band saw blades, screwdrivers and utility knives.
Based in New Britain, Conn., Stanley Black & Decker is listed on both S&P 500 and the Fortune 500 and is one of the world’s largest providers of tools and storage, as well as the world’s second-largest commercial electronic security company. The company’s portfolio includes: Porter-Cable, Bostitch, Facom, Mac Tools, Proto, Vidmar, Lista, Irwin and Lenox.