Just for your information..
In this months Appliance magazine, on page 10, is a small piece about Black & Decker
closing a manufacturing plant in Ashe
County, NC. It further states that B&D owns, as part of the "Black & Decker
Professional Power Tools and Accessory Group",
DeWALT, Porter Cable, Delta, DeVillbiss Air Power, Biesemeyer and Flex businesses.
The plant being closed was acquired as
part of the purchase of the Tools Group division of Pentair Inc. B&D operates 4 saw
blade manufacturing plants around the
world and are closing this one. All affected employees will be offered severance
packages and outplacement assistance.
Inquiring minds want to know..