Stanley Black & Decker

CETA Member Profile

Stanley Black & Decker

Published November 2019

Editor’s Note: The CETA Member Profile highlights either a new member or a company returning to  CETA.

What year did the company start?

Stanley started in 1843, Decker was founded in 1910, and they joined to become Stanley Black & Decker in 2010.

Where is the company headquarters located?

Stanley Black & Decker is headquartered in New Britain, CT. The Global Tools and Storage Business is headquartered in Towson, MD.

Who does the company serve?

For the builders and protectors, for the makers and explorers, for those shaping and reshaping our world through hard work and inspiration, Stanley Black & Decker provides the tools and innovative solutions you can trust to get the job done—and we have since 1843.

What product lines/products does your company offer?

Our iconic and trusted brands are known for outstanding performance and ceaseless innovation. We make the hand and power tools that build and repair your home. We make the industrial tools that build and rebuild your infrastructure. We make the fasteners that hold your vehicle and electronic devices together, and we provide the security services and solutions that protect what’s most valuable to you.

What is a brief history of the company?

In 1843, Frederick Stanley started a small shop in New Britain, CT, to manufacture bolts, hinges, and other hardware. In 1910, Duncan Black and Alonzo Decker started their shop in Baltimore, MD, dedicated to manufacturing the world’s first portable power tool.

Today, Stanley Black & Decker is a leading diversified industrial company, driven by a commitment to serve the builders, makers, and protectors of the world.

What is the company business philosophy?

Every day we challenge ourselves to deliver breakthrough customer value in the form of innovation, service, and speed. The expanded disciplines of the Stanley fulfillment system (SFS) 2.0 power our value creation model and give our people the means to deliver outsized organic growth, margin expansion, and asset and cost efficiency across our enterprise. Momentum continues to build.

What are the advantages/benefits of working in the pressure washing industry?

Delivering new and innovative solutions to our customers who already use and trust our products in other portfolios.

What are the challenges your company faces?

A continuously evolving economic and political climate.

Why did you join CETA?

We believe that CETA brings credibility to the industry and it helps us develop trust with our customers and distribution partners.

How can interested parties contact you?

The can either send an email to CorporateRequest@sbdinc.com or contact us at

Stanley Black & Decker
1000 Stanley Drive
New Britain, CT 06053
Phone: (860) 225-5111  

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