In 1843, Frederick T. Stanley founded “The Stanley Works”, a small company that manufactured hinges, bolts and other door hardware in New Britain, Connecticut. His vision was to offer products that would become the first choice among professionals around the world. Thanks to the increasing demand for his high-quality products, Mar. Stanley began exporting in the 1870s. Today, Stanley is one of the world’s most recognized and trusted brand names for hardware products. Providing perfect quality and maximum security, Stanley has gained an excellent reputation as an expert for padlocks. You can count on Stanley as a strong retail partner just as you can count on its successful products.