Dewalt Company Overview

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Dewalt is a trusted brand for individuals who need outdoor power equipment.

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About Dewalt

Dewalt is a logo of Black & Decker, whose parent company is Stanley Black & Decker. DeWalt offers an assortment of tools and accessories that include hand tools, power tools, outdoor equipment, accessories, and safety/protective workwear. Hand tools include: axes, hammers, pry bars, hand saws, impact sockets/sets, knives, blades, nail sets, pliers, snips, ratchet sets and other accessories.

DeWalt’s wide range of power tools includes: air compressors, air tools, drills, grinders, impact drivers, impact wrenches, nail/stapler
power tools, outdoor power equipment, oscillating multi-tools, pipe/tubing tools, saws, sanders, screwdrivers and screw guns. Additionally, the company provides power tool accessories like batteries, chargers, band saw blades, circular saw blades, anchors and fasteners.

Dewalt is a trusted brand for individuals who need outdoor power equipment. They produce lawn mowers, string trimmers, hedge trimmers, chainsaws, and leaf blowers. DeWalt outdoor accessories include ladders, tool storage, pressure washers, lighting and flashlights.

The company serves the DIY individual, residential contractors, woodworkers, maintenance faculty, construction teams, and other infrastructure

DeWalt has a long and rich history that started in 1922 when Raymond DeWalt perfected the first woodworking machine. His intention was to increase versatility and productivity. In 1941, DeWalt experienced rapid expansion when they partnered with the US government to meet wartime demands for national defense. To this day, they remain an American operated company who assembles the highest quality equipment with parts received from all over the globe. In addition, they do have a sister company in Canada named DeWalt Canada Ltd.


“We never back down from a challenge.”

DeWalt engineers redefine what is possible by taking feedback directly from their users. They stay up to date with the latest technology to get more use out of their tools and take jobsite challenges head-on.

DeWalt is a leader in tool innovation who wants to hear from its users. They encourage user idea submissions for improvements to existing tools and new inventions.


DeWalt values tool performance, sustainability, worker safety, and pollution control.

These values are the driving force for all improvements to existing equipment, and the bedrock for new equipment.

Core Beliefs

  • Worker Health & Safety
  • Sustainable work performance
  • Being open to new ideas
  • Supporting military veterans

Recent Developments

DeWalt announced POWER DETECT Technology on March 2, 2020. This new technology will be available only to four new tools. These tools, called the 20V MAX* XR Brushless Tools, include a 7-1/4 inch Circular Saw, Reciprocating Saw, 5 inch Angle Grinder, and a Hammer Drill.

The POWER DETECT Technology is a newly developed electronic for these tools that will identify the battery power each tool is paired with and then adjust output accordingly. This technology gives longevity and expansion to the safer alternative of a cordless job site.

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