Stanley Tools UK bought JA Chapman in Sheffield and started making planes in 1937.
When did Stanley stop making good planes?
A basic range of block and bench planes survived but their numbers were cut shorter every few years. Stanley UK continued to manufacture some planes but to all intent and purpose the Stanley plane manufacturing business was dead by the late 1980s.
Is Skil owned by Bosch?
On August 23, 2016, Chervon (HK) Ltd., a power tool manufacturer based in Nanjing, China, agreed to acquire the SKIL brand from the Bosch Power Tools division, which gave them control over the SKIL businesses in both North America and the European market.
Are Stanley products made in the USA?
STANLEY opened its doors in New Britain, Connecticut in 1843. Much has changed in 177 years, but our commitment to providing top-quality, dependable tools continues, featuring a lineup of select products made here in the U.S.A. with global materials.