STANLEY Hand Tools was originally founded in 1843 by Frederick T. Stanley in New Britain, Connecticut. STANLEY Hand Tools became a division of STANLEY Black & Decker after a merger with Black & Decker in 2010. STANLEY Hand Tools provides a wide range of products for DIY homeowners and professional contractors. Some of the company’s most well-known innovations are the Bailey plane, the Surform shaper, the PowerLock tape measure, the utility knife and the STANLEY #1 Odd Jobs multitool.
Originally a bolt and door hardware manufacturing company based in Connecticut, STANLEY is now the famous producer of the FATMAX tape measure, the STANLEY tool chest, the STANLEY utility knife and much more.
STANLEY is a proud innovator in the hardware industry and continues its 175-year legacy of creating products that help build, repair and protect the world.
brand produces hand planes, saws, rulers, try squares, chisels,
screwdrivers and many other products for consumer and industrial use.