Stanley Works is a worldwide
manufacturer of tools, hardware and speciality hardware products for home
improvement, consumer, industrial and professional use. The company still
bears not only founder Fredrick Stanley’s name but also the spirit and
passion that drove him to succeed.
Time Line- The History of Stanley Works
An enterprising businessman Frederick Trent Stanley established Stanley’s
Bolt Manufacturing, a little shop in New Britain, Connecticut manufacturing
door bolts and other hardware from wrought iron.
- 1902 Stanley makes its
- 1926 The first overseas
location is established in Germany for Stanley.
- 1937 Stanley enters the
UK market via the acquisition of J.A Chapman.
- 1966 Stanley is first
listed on the NYSE.
- 1980 Stanley acquires
MAC Tools, Proto and Bostitch.
- 1990 Stanley acquires
Goldblatt and ZGG Industries
- 2000 Stanley acquires
Blick and CST Berger.
- 2006 Stanley acquires
the launch of over 350 new products.
Stanley Works beneficial product
development program ensures that Stanley maintains its position at the
top by constantly innovating and offering new products to their consumers.
Stanley Works run a highly successful year long placement scheme that
offers students an opportunity to gain valuable work experience in an
environment where their ideas, involvement and development are actively
encouraged, with a number of students returning to build a successful
career within the company following their graduation.
Stanley Works Corporate Responsibility
Stanley Works are committed to effecting positive change. By supporting
an array of local and global causes and pledges to continue its legacy
of charitable responsibility. Every year, Stanley and its employees join
to support thousands of worthwhile organisations across the globe.
Things you didn’t know……
- Each of Stanley’s wheeled
Toolboxes are tested for 60km before being put into production.
- Stanley Air Tools are
used to build nearly every car and truck made in North America.
- Millions of people pass
through Stanley Automatic Doors every day.
- Stanley Hardware is used
in some of the most famous buildings in the world, including Buckingham
Palace, Windsor Castle and the Empire State Building.
For more company information,
consumer products, industrial tools, security solutions, careers and contact
information- please visit the Stanley Works website.