The 1500 square feet outlet on Sheikh Zayed Road is the first largest store in the
Dubai, March 07, 2012: Stanley Hand Tools, a leading provider of innovative solutions
in hand tools, has announced the launch of its largest store in the UAE. Located on
Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road, this is the first standalone outlet of Stanley Hand Tools in
Sprawling across a vast area of 1500 square feet, the store curtails 2000 stock-keeping
units and offers hand tools and equipments that are required in the day-to-day lives of
the consumer – both for industrial and home use. Offering an un-paralleled variety, the
store offers one-stop-shop solution to customers looking for hand tools.
The showroom was inaugurated in the distinguished presence of Mr. Colin Earl, Vice
President, Stanley Black & Decker - Europe, Middle East & Africa, along with Mr. John
Wyatt, President Stanley Black & Decker, EMEA, Mr. Daniel Clark, General Manager,
Stanley Black & Decker, MEA, and Mr. Sebastien Geliquot, Commercial Manager,
Stanley Black & Decker, MEA and Mr. Sajid Mahmood, Managing Director, Al Wifaq
General Trading – the distributors of Stanley Hand Tools in the UAE.
Commenting on the opening of the new outlet in Dubai, Mr. Mohammed Pansari, Senior
Manager at Al Wifaq General Trading, the distributors of Stanley Hand Tools in the UAE,
said “It is great honour to bring all the Stanley Hand Tools under one roof closer to our
customers in the UAE. We aim to offer variety and convenience for both the dealers and
end-users to come and see the full range of Stanley Hand Tools in our showroom.”
At Stanley, a team of industrial designers, process engineers and material scientists
work constantly on new developments and testing. The developments are revolutionary
and under-go ingenious ways of testing. All testing is designed to mimic day-to-day use.
The Stanley Works, originally a bolt and door hardware manufacturing company was
founded in 1843 by Frederick T. Stanley and located in New Britain, Connecticut. Few
years later, in 1857, Frederick’s cousin, Henry Stanley, founded The Stanley Rule and
Level Company. In 1920, The Rule and Level Company merged with the Stanley Works
and would go on to become its famous Hand Tools Division.
Stanley Hand Tools believes in the passion to offer something innovative which captures
the imagination of its buyers.
In early 2010, Black & Decker merged with Stanley Works, the manufacturers of Stanley
Hand Tools resulting in the formation of Stanley Black & Decker.