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  1. Achieving Big Solar O&M Savings by Focusing on the Smallest Part

    August 8, 2019

    Fasteners are a key but often overlooked aspect of racking system installation and maintenance. NEXTracker, one of STANLEY® Engineered Fastening’s premier customers, designs, manufactures, builds, ...

    Renewable Energy, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  2. Prevent Bolt Self-Loosening: Keep Torque in its Place

    July 31, 2019

    Loose bolts can be an irritating nuisance, but they can also lead to serious and even catastrophic results.

    For example, in 2012, 432 barrels of synthetic ...

    Optia

  3. Costs Drop but Challenges Increase for Solar and Wind Industries

    July 15, 2019

    Long-term projections predict substantial growth in alternative energy sourcing, especially solar. There are even projections that solar could comprise up to 30 percent of the ...

    Optia, Renewable Energy, Spiralock

  4. STANLEY® Engineered Fastening Announces Launch of New Brand Structure

    June 21, 2019

    STANLEY® Engineered Fastening, a division of Stanley Black & Decker, is a global leader in precision fastening and assembly solutions. We recently announced the launch ...

    Company News

  5. Auto Manufacturers are Heavily Invested in Lightweighting

    April 26, 2019

    The current U.S. administration has plans to roll back increased vehicle standards and mileage rules set in place by the previous administration, but will it ...

    Automotive & Light Truck

  6. 60-Volt Cordless Nutrunner Optimizes High-Torque Fastening Applications

    April 10, 2019

    STANLEY® Assembly Technologies, a brand of STANLEY® Engineered Fastening, is extending its B-Series cordless tool line to include the B44L angle-lever cordless nutrunner. Thanks to ...

    Construction & Infrastructure, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  7. STANLEY® Engineered Fastening Opens a Production Facility in Elyria, OH

    March 20, 2019

    STANLEY® Engineered Fastening has opened a production facility in Elyria, Ohio. STANLEY® Engineered Fastening executives and local government officials celebrated the factory opening with a ...

    Nelson

  8. Problem-Solving Was Ted Nelson's First Love

    March 7, 2019

    Eighty years ago, many rural homes weren’t electrified, nor did they have indoor plumbing. Glenn Miller and Billie Holiday were at the top of the ...

    Nelson

  9. Decorah Facility Champions Corporate Global Sustainability Initiative

    February 20, 2019

    STANLEY® Engineered Fastening and its parent company Stanley Black & Decker have pledged their corporate offices, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities around the world will ...

    Company News

  10. One Seafaring Legend Lends a Hand to Others

    February 4, 2019

    Rejuvenating a 100-plus-year-old, 27,000-ton cornerstone of seafaring history back to her former glory is no small job, and neither is restoring the tight spaces of ...

    Nelson

  11. Global Week of Service 2018 was Bigger, Broader, and Better

    November 30, 2018

    The second-annual STANLEY® Engineered Fastening Global Week of Service dramatically surpassed the inaugural event in employee participation, organizations served, communities reached, and overall impact.

    Victoria Bowles, ...

  12. How Stanley® Engineered Fastening Helps Drive Electric Vehicle Production

    November 21, 2018

    Half of almost 1,000 automotive industry decision-makers surveyed in Europe, Asia, and the Americas believe battery electric vehicles are the No. 1 trend in their sector, ...

    Electric Mobility

  13. STANLEY® Assembly Technologies Introduces High-Speed Cordless Nutrunner

    October 3, 2018

    STANLEY® Assembly Technologies, a brand of STANLEY® Engineered Fastening, is extending its B-Series cordless torque tool product line to include the B33L angle-lever cordless nutrunner. ...

    Company News, Construction & Infrastructure

  14. Manufacturing's Latest Evolution: Its People

    September 24, 2018

    Today’s factories are more Minority Report than Dickens novel. The real and cyber worlds are merging, thanks to automation, connectivity, Big Data, and screen technology.

    “The ...

    Diversity & Inclusion

  15. Danbury Facility Makes Advances in Energy Savings

    June 15, 2018

    Rich Ciardi was a man on a mission.

    As the Maintenance Manager at the STANLEY® Engineered Fastening plant in Danbury, Connecticut, Ciardi – along with his ...

    Company News

  16. STANLEY® Signs on as Official Partner of the DS Virgin Racing Formula E Team

    April 27, 2018

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. and LONDON, UK, April 27, 2018

    Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) and DS Virgin Racing today announced that Stanley® Black & ...

    Electric Mobility

  17. Stanley Black & Decker Acquires Nelson® Fastener Systems' Industrial Business

    April 2, 2018

    On Monday, April 2, Stanley Black & Decker completed the purchase of the industrial business of Nelson® Fastener Systems, which excludes Nelson’s automotive stud welding ...

    Nelson

  18. Virtual Control Room Adds Dimension to Data for Stanley® Warrington Team

    March 30, 2018

    When Plant General Manager Lee Birchall needs to know the status of any element within the walls of his 176,000-square-foot factory in Warrington, northwest England, ...

  19. From One of a Kind to Leader of the Pack: A Profile of Bettina Fischermanns

    March 1, 2018

    In the beginning of my career, when I would show up at a customer’s site, they would smile a little bit, not expecting a woman ...

  20. STEM Candidate Branches Out: A Profile of Carla Mills

    February 14, 2018

    As a Human Resource (HR) Generalist I touch just about every aspect of the function – recruiting, compensation and benefits, employee engagement, organizational design, and ...

  21. Nelson's Stud Welding Supports Aussie Rules Football in Perth

    January 15, 2018

    The city of Perth in Western Australia is home to the newest mega-structure in Nelson's résumé; Optus Stadium. This 60,000 seat oval is a world-class ...

    Construction & Infrastructure, Nelson

  22. From Flint to Frankfurt: A Profile of Paul Gianferrara

    January 4, 2018

    As an engineering student at Kettering University in Flint, Michigan, I worked a co-op job as part of my required curriculum. At Kettering, students go ...

  23. Stepping Up, Even When It’s ‘Not Your Job’: A Profile of Elizabeth Walker

    December 15, 2017

    If you asked me one year ago where I would be today, I would never have imagined it would be living across the country because ...

  24. Be Successful at Whatever You Put Your Mind to Achieve: A Profile of Tony Prueitt

    November 30, 2017

    When I first started with Stanley Black & Decker, I never imagined I’d have a 27-year career with the same company, but it has more ...

  25. Growth and Development Isn't Always a Straight Path: A Profile of Noah Forrest

    November 20, 2017

    I have a passion for putting a team together and watching people grow and develop. I look for opportunities to coach others. This passion currently ...

  26. STANLEY® Engineered Fastening Employees Worldwide Embody Corporate Mission

    November 1, 2017

    When Stanley Black & Decker adopted the purpose statement "For those who make the world™," the company made it clear that the intent behind the ...

  27. B-Series Cordless Line Adds Right Angle and Inline Torque Tools

    September 14, 2017

    Many of today’s high-performing vehicles are a challenge at the point of assembly: their aerodynamic designs result in incredibly tight spaces for interior installations, and, as ...

  28. Helping Automakers Meet the Challenge of Lightweighting Vehicles

    April 4, 2017

    For years, automakers have been pursuing ways to take weight out of the vehicle — seeking lower emissions and higher mileage without sacrificing safety, reliability, ...

  29. POP® Avdel® Introduces NeoBolt® Lockbolt Fastener System

    April 6, 2015

    In 2015, STANLEY® Engineered Fastening, the largest blind-rivet supplier in the industry, introduced Avdel® NeoBolt®, a non-breakstem lockbolt fastening system for heavy-duty structural applications.  The ...

    Avdel

  30. STANLEY® Engineered Fastening Receives General Motors Quality Award

    December 17, 2014

    2014 was yet another banner year for STANLEY® Engineered Fastening, with three separate General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Awards. Three years ago, GM initiated a ...

  31. Versatile Spiralock® Thread Form Available in Stainless

    May 29, 2014

    STANLEY® Engineered Fastening offers its unique self-locking Spiralock® thread form – which is highly resistant to shock, vibration, and temperature induced loosening – in a ...

  32. Meet the newest member of the ProSet® family of Blind Riveting Tools

    July 11, 2013

    In July, STANLEY® Engineered Fastening introduced the new PB2500 Battery Powered Rivet Tool, an addition to the ever-popular ProSet® family of rivet tools.

    The PB2500 tool ...