Whether you are a retailer looking for the best quality products for your clients or a qualified end user wanting the best tools, Stanley is here to serve you .
Stanley is proud of its reputation for excellence. We make every effort to test , develop and improve our products to ensure their quality and optimum performance. We attach great importance to maintaining our status as the best global manufacturer and your expectations of a brand like Stanley.
The Stanley Works, originally a manufacturing company of hardware and locks located in New Britain , Connecticut , was founded in 1843 by Frederick T. Stanley. A few years later , in 1857 , his cousin , Henry Stanley, founded the Stanley Rule & Level Company . In 1920 , the company merged with Rule & Level Stanley Works to become later the famous Hand Tools Division ( hand tools ) .
Since its inception, the Stanley Works has produced some of the most innovative and useful tools in the world, such as the Bailey ® Plane, the Surform ® file, the PowerLock ® tape meter and the latest range of FatMax ™ products . Today, Stanley is more than ever an industry leader in innovation in hand tools.
If you go back to the roots , you will find three main characters: Frederick Stanley, Duncan Black and Alonzo Decker . These three passionate men have built powerful companies in which they were so proud that they gave their name .
Hundreds of years later, we are proud to continue their heritage and name.
In 1843 , Frederick Stanley opened a small workshop in New Britain, in the U.S. state of Connecticut, to manufacture bolts, hinges and other hardware products in wrought iron. With superior quality , constant innovation and rigorous business process improvement , the company has defined excellence Stanley , like its products.
In 1910 , S. Duncan Black and Alonzo G. Decker opened their workshop, a similar size starting in Baltimore in the U.S. state of Maryland. Six years later , they changed the world with the filing of the world\'s first patent for a portable power tool. Since then, they have built the company has continued to change the world.
Both companies have developed in parallel over the decades , acquiring a range of brands and unique products and a highly impressive extended industrial expertise.
1914 - first stapler
1930 - first automatic door
1931 - first tape measure
1961 - first drill driver without son
In 2010 , the two companies were combined to form Stanley Black & Decker, to provide tools and solutions on which industrial companies , professionals and customers can rely in the most important moments .
Since 1843 , we applied the standard of excellence in all our activities . No other company in the world has such a strong and compelling journey as powerful tools , innovative and resilient , enabling businesses worldwide to build supplier, repair and protect there was more valuable.
Stanley Black & Decker is the leading manufacturer of tools and safety products. We employ nearly 40,000 employees worldwide and we are present in more than 175 countries .
Just as in 1843, we can recognize today in the world our passion for excellence in our rigorous operations , our continued economic growth and our relationships with customers loyalty .
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