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Company Updates

  • The team at our Hampstead production facility was honored to receive a prestigious award for Manufacturing Technology (Industry 4.0) from the Regional Manufacturing Institute (RMI) of Maryland. This accolade recognizes companies who champion local manufacturing, demonstrate excellence and creativity, and promote a positive image of the overall industry. Congratulations to our Hampstead employees! Learn more:

    RMI's 2018 Champions of Maryland Manufacturing Gala

    RMI's 2018 Champions of Maryland Manufacturing Gala Dinner November 29, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Martin's West, Baltimore County Black Tie Optional On Nov. 29, the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI) will honor the 2018 Champions of Maryland Manufacturing at an elegant evening gala dinner at Martin's West in Baltimore County, 6-9 p.m.

  • Automation and artificial intelligence are transforming the way we work. That’s why we’re committed to expanding our training options to help ensure employees keep pace with the latest technological innovations. We are excited to announce our involvement in the Rework America Business Network (RABN), a collaboration of US businesses working together to accelerate the development and adoption of innovative hiring and training practices. Learn more:

    Rework America Business Network

    The Rework America Task Force and Eleven Large U.S. Employers Launch the Rework America Business Network to Expand and Strengthen America's Workforce The Rework America Task Force and eleven major U.S. employers are pleased to announce the formation of the Rework America Business Network.

  • As part of the CEO@Smith speaker series, our CEO Jim Loree spoke to hundreds of students at the University of Maryland’s Smith Business School (located near our Global Tools & Storage headquarters). He answered their questions about a range of topics including growth, innovation and his leadership style.

    Learn more:

    Tools for Success from the Stanley Black & Decker CEO

    Stanley Black & Decker President and CEO James Loree's tools for success can be stripped down to a few simple rules: Be innovative, never stop learning, do the right thing and be forward-thinking.

  • Another green milestone! We’re proud to announce that our Global Tools & Storage division has opened our company’s first manufacturing plant powered by 100% clean energy in Mission, Texas. Assembling and producing components for DEWALT and CRAFTSMAN tools, the plant has also succeeded in diverting all waste away from landfill, focusing on waste prevention, reuse, recycling and incineration with energy recovery.

  • Learning from customer pain points helps us move breakthrough innovations from concept to market success with speed.

    Find out more about why we were one of only two companies to achieve “high-leverage innovator” status in the PWC Global Innovation 1000 report for the last three studies, conducted over the past 15 years >

    What the Top Innovators Get Right

    A project team from Stanley Black & Decker, a US$12.7 billion diversified manufacturing firm, noticed something problematic when observing customers using the company's products at construction sites. Tools such as miter saws and table saws needed higher voltage than the 20-volt systems commonly used for hand tools such as drills and circular saws.

  • Discover how racing driver @NathalieMcGloinRacing is helping to shape the future of motorsports, making them more inclusive and accessible for all.

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    Nathalie McGloin - Making Motorsport for Everyone

    FOR THOSE WHO MAKE THE WORLD™Determined, fearless and on a mission. Ever since she suffered a serious spinal injury as a result of a car accident at the age of 16, inspirational racing driver Nathalie McGloin has been committed to helping others who have endured similar life-changing experiences - and is dedicated to making motorsport for everyone.

  • Jundong Li was 8 when he was caught in a flash flood in a river by his home – and was pulled out alive. The experience motivated Jundong to join STANLEY Infrastructure, where he now uses our equipment to help people survive and recover from the effects of the many typhoons that strike the South China region every year. We’re proud to share his story here

  • We are incredibly honored to be named to the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the first time and to the North America list for the 8th consecutive year – prestigious recognitions of the commitment of our 58,000 worldwide employees to be a force for good across the globe.

    See how we are making progress on our journey to make a difference. #ForThoseWhoMakeTheWorld #DJSI

    Our Mission

    We have long been committed to improving the communities in which our employees live and work, with a keen focus on environment, health and safety. As part of our 22/22 Vision and activating on our broader purpose in society, we began elevating our already strong commitment to corporate social responsibility, launching an enhanced CSR strategy in line with the United Nation's 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

  • As part of our initiative to empower 10 million makers and creators by the year 2030, our Makerspace in Maryland provides opportunities for our employees to gain new skills and bring new ideas to life.

    Workshop manager, Audrey Van de Castle, shows us how the Makerspace fosters creativity and new inventions, in a collaborative and inclusive environment, and encourages people of all backgrounds, gender and experience to visit and get involved. #ForThoseWhoMakeTheWorld

    Discover more about our Maker Program at

    Empowering Makers for a Thriving World

    We're committed to empowering 10 million makers and creators by the year 2030. One of our first steps is to encourage our own employees to learn new skills and develop new expertise. Our state-of-the-art Makerspace in Maryland is a 4,500 square-foot workshop designed to provide our employees with opportunities and knowledge to safely use new tools and equipment, and acquire specialist practical skills at the same time.

  • “We are for the makers, creators and innovators – and those who make the world need the creativity and vision of an inclusive and collaborative team” – Jim Loree, President & CEO

    The people of Stanley Black & Decker live our purpose every day by bringing their unique perspectives and working together to make a positive difference for our customers, partners and the world.

    Stanley Black & Decker Diversity: One Global Family

    FOR THOSE WHO MAKE THE WORLD™The way we work is shaped by different voices, cultures, backgrounds and perspectives, and each day is a fresh opportunity to make our people feel included and valued.It's about enhancing opportunities for all. To drive performance. To accelerate innovation. To make a positive difference in the world.

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