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Internet of Things Case Study: Stanley Black & Decker

Leading Toolmaker Transforms Operations with IoT

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



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


Routing and Switching

  • Cisco 2911 Integrated Services Router
  • Cisco Catalyst ┬« 3750 Series Switches


  • Cisco Unified Wireless
  • Cisco Aironet┬« 1200 Series Access Points Partner Products
  • AeroScout Mobile View Software
  • AeroScout Wi-Fi Active RFID Tags


  • 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

What they're saying

With the help of the Cisco and AeroScout Industrial solution, we are on our way toward realizing our vision of a virtual warehouse and fully connected factory, with complete visibility and traceability.

Gary Frederick Chief Information Officer, Stanley Black& Decker Industrial Division

Who is Stanley Black &Decker,Inc.?

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Reynosa,Mexico

Size: 52000 employees