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Paslode is a tool manufacturer. Paslode is an acronym for PAcking Shipping LOading DEvices and was founded in 1935. The company develops and manufactures tools designed for the construction and building maintenance markets. These tools are primarily sold in European markets sold through distributors. The brand is easily identified by their unique orange and black colouring.
In 1940 Paslode created the first Stapling Hammer. In 1959 the world's first Pneumatic nailer. By 1986 they had created the Impulse range of gas actuated nailing systems, commonly referred to as a nail gun.
In 1986 ITW (Illinois Tool Works) acquired Paslode.