This isn't necessarily a bad thing. B&D didn't buy the others because they
weren't profitable, they were just making a bit less profit than the other
divisions of the seller's company. Let's see how it plays out.
Iffen it was me - I would buy me a big barge, and load it up with all sorts
of slave/prison labor and anchor it about 190 miles offshore. Captive
workforce - but "Made in the USA".
Now if I can just find an extension cord long enough.
A sad sad day indeed.
As Henry Ford figured out, if you make a tool ((car) that lasts forever, why
would your customers need to buy additional copies from you. Therefore you
make tools that fail quickly and you can now sell that same customer
Now excuse me while I go and find a crying towel.
Craftsman biscuit jointer is made by Dewalt, which is owned by B&D as
their "upper end" line...
We have experimented with drugs in the past and he could be BS'ing
me... (we, unlike a past president, never exhaled)
Probably still scratching their heads over the Jet/Powermatic scramble.
"If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would
promise them missionaries for dinner." H. L. Mencken
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