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Internet of Things Case Study: Stanley Black & Decker

Leading Toolmaker Transforms Operations with IoT

Leading Toolmaker Transforms Operations with IoT

Stanley Black & Decker turns to Cisco and AeroScout for visibility and productivity gains in Latin America plant.

Challenge

Stanley Black & Decker wanted to reduce manufacturing complexity and increase visibility and productivity gains at its Reynosa, Mexico, plant.

Solution

Implemented a Cisco Wi-Fi infrastructure and plantwide Ethernet

Results

  • Equipment effectiveness on the router production line rose 24 percent
  • Immediate notification of issues made for faster decision making
  • Labeling defects fell by 16 percent
  • Throughput increased by around 10 percent