May 1, 2013

Despite sales gains, the consumer products company based in Madison, Wis., posted a net loss of $41.2 million.

December 17, 2012

Spectrum Brands Holdings, a global consumer products company, said it completed the acquisition of the Hardware & Home Improvement Group (HHI) of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. for $1.4 billion in cash. 

The agreement was first announced back on Oct. 9.

HHI is a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware and faucets with leading positions in key North American markets and a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset, Weiser, Baldwin, National Hardware, Stanley, Fanal, Pfister and EZSet. 

June 27, 2011

Stanley Black & Decker has agreed to buy Niscayah, a European electronic security and monitoring company for $1.2 billion, including assumed debt. Stanley will pay $18.00 per share in cash (in Swedish currency) for the Stockholm-based company, 24% more than an all-stock offer by another firm, Securitas AB, and a 15% premium to Niscayah's stock price at close on June 23, 2011. 

April 30, 2011


Nearly two months since the tragic Japanese earthquake and tsunami, the issue of power-tool supply-chain was raised during a Stanley Black & Decker conference call.

Stanley President and CEO John Lundgren said to the extent that there may be difficulties getting product from Japan, they would appear in the second quarter. 

December 16, 2010

New Britain, Conn.-based Stanley Black & Decker announced it has entered into a deal to acquire Hatboro, Pa.-based Infologix, a provider of enterprise mobility solutions for the healthcare and commercial industries.

According to Stanley, the total transaction value is approximately $61.2 million, including the assumption of debt, of which approximately $22.1 million is currently outstanding and a portion of which is convertible into shares of common stock of InfoLogix.  

October 31, 2010

New Britain, Conn.-based tool giant Stanley Black & Decker says its corporate integration is moving...

December 11, 2008

Citing the fallout from a stronger U.S. dollar and “rapidly deteriorating business conditions” in its...

August 4, 2008

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June 16, 2008

In addition to the two transactions, Stanley said it is “developing plans to exit several...

May 4, 2008

In 28 years in the hardware business, Linda Kuenning, who owns Western Ohio True Value...