Maker Month

Stanley Black & Decker Celebrates Fourth Annual Maker Month With “Thank A Maker” Theme To Show Gratitude To Skilled Trade Workers

Summary: 
  • Company opens grant application period for nonprofits to apply for Empower Makers Global Impact Challenge; a 5-Year, $25 million commitment to train skilled workers
  • Maker Month shines a light on careers in the trades; company partners with trade professionals to debunk common misconceptions  
  • Throughout the month of October, enter to win giveaways by tagging a special maker in your life with #ThankAMaker on social media
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  • Company opens grant application period for nonprofits to apply for Empower Makers Global Impact Challenge; a 5-Year, $25 million commitment to train skilled workers
  • Maker Month shines a light on careers in the trades; company partners with trade professionals to debunk common misconceptions  
  • Throughout the month of October, enter to win giveaways by tagging a special maker in your life with #ThankAMaker on social media

Building the Trade Workforce of the Future: Stanley Black & Decker Launches 5-Year, $25 Million Commitment to Train More Than 3 Million Skilled Trade Workers

Summary: 
  • Beginning Oct. 1, nonprofits can apply for Empower Makers Global Impact Challenge grants to advance and accelerate vocational skills training programs
  • Program aims to fuel the growth of trade careers as millions of jobs go unfilled, exacerbated by the pandemic
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  • Beginning Oct. 1, nonprofits can apply for Empower Makers Global Impact Challenge grants to advance and accelerate vocational skills training programs
  • Program aims to fuel the growth of trade careers as millions of jobs go unfilled, exacerbated by the pandemic

How Stanley Black & Decker Is Enhancing Skills to Revitalize Communities

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We are helping our employees and the makers of tomorrow master the skills and expertise needed to secure productive jobs and revitalize communities, now and well into the future, even as the nature of jobs and work itself rapidly evolves.

Maker Month 2020

Stanley Black & Decker Celebrates Third Annual Maker Month Focused on Empowering Skilled Workers & Tradespeople

Summary: 
  • Throughout October, Stanley Black & Decker will start a conversation across social channels spotlighting a range of makers and tradespeople
  • Company introduces new Vocational Leadership Program to serve as a pathway for future leaders in manufacturing
  • DEWALT and STANLEY Security establish scholarship programs to support prospective and current students
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  • Throughout October, Stanley Black & Decker will start a conversation across social channels spotlighting a range of makers and tradespeople
  • Company introduces new Vocational Leadership Program to serve as a pathway for future leaders in manufacturing
  • DEWALT and STANLEY Security establish scholarship programs to support prospective and current students

Stanley Black & Decker Invests in the Future of Manufacturing with Maker Month

By Roya Sabri
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This October marks the second year of Stanley Black & Decker’s Maker Month, 31 days of various programs that invite students to explore creativity, design and connection. This year’s activities include an innovation challenge for grades 9-12 student teams, trade and vocational scholarships, and networking events for students to learn more about careers in manufacturing.

Spotlight on Arya Bairat: 17-Year Old Sustainable Inventor

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This Maker Month, we’re highlighting some of the most inspiring makers and creators we know. And Arya Bairat is no exception. At just 15 years old, Arya developed the EES Sustineri – a system that combines innovative technologies to provide a sustainable, cost-effective source of electrical power that could be used in almost any industry. This incredible creation won him the Global Engagement Award for affordable and clean energy at the World Affairs Council of Connecticut’s Luminary Awards.

Stanley Black & Decker Celebrates Second Annual Maker Month

Maker Month activities aim to raise awareness of the skills gap and inspire the next generation of makers to build careers in engineering and manufacturing.
Press Release

October 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) kicked off its second annual Maker Month, a celebration of the makers and creators shaping the world around us. Throughout the month of October, the company encourages students, parents, educators and makers of all ages to participate in activities and challenges that spark curiosity and build excitement for the power of making.

Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education Launch Groundbreaking Initiative to Inspire the Next-Generation of Makers and Creators to Develop 21st-Century Skills in STEAM

Summary: 
  • New ‘Innovation Generation: Making an Impact’ Initiative Aims to Inspire Students Nationwide to Embrace Cross-Disciplinary Learning through Action in Innovation 
  • Nationwide Contest to Award Two Schools $25K for a Stanley Black & Decker Makerspace
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  • New ‘Innovation Generation: Making an Impact’ Initiative Aims to Inspire Students Nationwide to Embrace Cross-Disciplinary Learning through Action in Innovation 
  • Nationwide Contest to Award Two Schools $25K for a Stanley Black & Decker Makerspace
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