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Doris Day and John Raitt on set of Pajama Day

1920 - 1965 - 1920 – 1965

Intense product design phase

  • Increased power and decreased weight of motors
  • Expanded range of cutting machines to emerging markets
  • Invented automatic sharpener for straight knife
  • Introduced the Chickadee® hand-held electric shear
  • Released the Blue Streak®; currently more than 500,000 sold worldwide