With a BLACK+DECKER®-built power head, the Apollo Lunar Surface Drill successfully removes core samples from the moon during NASA’s Apollo 15 mission. The drill later sees duty on the Apollo 16 and 17 missions.
BLACK+DECKER® introduces the dustbuster®. The popular hand-held cordless vacuum is a groundbreaking new concept in household cleaning, expanding the cordless revolution from the workbench to the home and beyond.
BLACK+DECKER® is named of official power tools and accessories supplier for the massive restoration of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
BLACK+DECKER® acquires General Electric Company’s small household appliance division.
SnakeLight™ Flexible Flashlight
The phenomenally successful SnakeLight™ flexible flashlight hits shelves.
An interchangeable battery system for convenient, seamless power.
The MATRIX™ Quick Connect System™ lets you drill, cut, sand, and more with a base tool and a variety of interchangeable attachments. Featuring best-in-class speed and torque, the system enables you to build your workshop as you go — and tackle virtually any household task.
The POWERSERIES™ Extreme is the first stick vacuum in BLACK+DECKER®’s 20V MAX* removable battery system. The vacuum features up to 75 percent better pick up on carpet with its all new 3X Cleaning System.