1. How Electric Vehicle Light-weighting is Changing the Automotive Industry

    November 17, 2021

    The pursuit of light-weighting has been an ongoing concern in the automobile industry for several decades. The need to improve the fuel economy of vehicles ...

    Automotive, Product News, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  2. How Battery Powered Rivet Guns Increase Efficiency and Reduce Fatigue in Ground Transportation

    November 15, 2021

    Around the world, demand is increasing for every category of ground transportation. Both the freight and passenger railcar market and the bus market have a ...

    Ground Transportation, Product News, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  3. How to Choose the Right Fastening Solution for Your Renewable Energy Project in 3 Steps

    November 2, 2021

    Currently, global energy initiatives are driving rapid growth in renewables: in the next five years, the CAGR for the solar market is forecast at 20%, ...

    Product News, Renewable Energy, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  4. Podcast: Lightweight Stud Welding Innovations with Dr.-Ing. Christian Reis

    September 24, 2021

    GALM, the leading annual automotive lightweight conference, brings leaders from across the industry to discuss new challenges and innovations with lightweight materials in automotive manufacturing. ...

    Product News, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  5. Exploring 12 Benefits of Engineered Fastening Solutions

    September 24, 2021

    Fastening parts together securely and efficiently is a basic concern in industrial manufacturing, infrastructure, and construction operations. But choosing which type of engineered fastening solution ...

    General Manufacturing, Product News, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  6. What's Pull-to-Stroke and Pull-to-Force in Blind Riveting? Dual Features Explained

    July 1, 2021

    You’ve probably heard the terms “pull-to-stroke” and “pull-to-force” used to describe features of some blind rivet tools. If you’re not sure what these terms mean ...

    Company News, General Manufacturing, Product News, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  7. Cordless Freedom for Blind Rivet Nut Applications

    April 21, 2021

    Modern manufacturing professionals are demanding a cordless blind rivet nut tool that delivers rapid, high-volume placement capabilities from a highly mobile package that eradicates the ...

    Product News, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  8. Six Feet of Distance is Driving Transformation of the Assembly Process and Manufacturing Industry

    September 28, 2020

    It’s a shame that it sometimes takes an issue to learn a lesson. In America, the coronavirus pandemic has exposed many to the lack of ...

    COVID-19, General Manufacturing, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  9. Best Practices for Tool and Equipment Preventive Maintenance

    September 15, 2020

    The Why of Preventive Maintenance.

    Reducing or eliminating the risk of unplanned downtime, manufacturing interruptions, and missing repair stock is an issue every manufacturing company focuses ...

    Company News, General Manufacturing, Product News, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  10. Is My Company Ready for Automation? What to Consider First

    September 15, 2020

    If your company is considering tool automation to improve quality and productivity, it is important to carefully consider which automation integrator/partner you choose for your ...

    General Manufacturing, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  11. 6 Things to Consider Before Automating Your Blind Riveting or Threaded Application

    August 24, 2020

    Investing in automating a tool equipment solution can be an intimidating process but has a number of benefits. There are several things you need ...

    General Manufacturing, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  12. Tool Cleaning to Reduce Health and Safety Issues

    August 3, 2020

    The global manufacturing slump due to the COVID-19 pandemic is showing signs of easing. As manufacturing and production work resumes or increasing operations, even in ...

    COVID-19, General Manufacturing, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  13. Innovating Creative New Designs That Solve Problems: A Profile of Maria Fedele

    June 15, 2020

    I am a Product Line Support Engineer at STANLEY Engineered Fastening, a division of Stanley Black & Decker. My main responsibility is to determine the ...


  14. A Truly Level Playing Field: A Profile of Ziyan Xu

    June 12, 2020

    Throughout my work in engineering, from my time in the classroom to my internship at STANLEY® Engineered Fastening, a division of Stanley Black & Decker, ...


  15. How to Accelerate Custom Fastener Development with Rapid Prototyping

    May 14, 2020

    With a typical lead-time of up to 18 weeks for the development and production of a new or bespoke fastener, STANLEY® Engineered Fastening's rapid prototyping ...

    Automotive, Avdel, General Manufacturing, POP

  16. Smart Technology Drives Performance and Reporting in New Cordless Rivet Tool

    January 13, 2020

    The high-performance BR12PP-8 Smart Rivet Tool from STANLEY® Assembly Technologies, the global leader in precision fastening, allows manufacturers to reduce scrap, optimize the assembly area, ...

    Product News, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  17. 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, ...

    Anti-Vibration, Renewable Energy, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  18. 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 ...

    Anti-Vibration, Optia

  19. 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 , Sustainability

  20. 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, Product News

  21. 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, Lightweighting

  22. 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, Product News, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  23. 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 ...

    Company News, Nelson

  24. 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, Shipbuilding

  25. 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, Sustainability

  26. 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, Shipbuilding

  27. 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, ...

    Company News

  28. 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, Lightweighting

  29. 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, STANLEY Assembly Technologies

  30. 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, General Manufacturing

  31. 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, Sustainability

  32. 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 & ...

    Company News, Electric Mobility

  33. 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 ...

    Company News, Nelson

  34. 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, ...

    Company News

  35. 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 ...


  36. 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 ...


  37. 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 ...

    Company News, Construction & Infrastructure, Nelson

  38. 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 ...


  39. 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 ...


  40. 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 ...


  41. 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 ...


  42. 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 ...

    Company News

  43. 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 ...

    Company News

  44. 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, ...


  45. 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, Company News

  46. 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 ...

    Company News

  47. 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 ...

    Company News

  48. 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 ...


  49. 3 Ways Battery-Powered Tools are Changing the Manufacturing Game

    January 1, 0001

    The manufacturing industry is undergoing a rapid shift as it responds to innovations and growth in the solar, wind, and ground transportation markets. Simultaneously, STANLEY ...

    General Manufacturing, Product News, STANLEY Assembly Technologies