Spotlight on Franz Maikisch: Former Nurse Volunteers to Care for COVID Patients


Like most of the world, Franz Maikisch watched as the Coronavirus spread from country to country until it arrived in Sweden where he lives.

That’s when his kids asked him, “Dad, why don’t you help?”

Franz, a product manager with STANLEY Interactive Solutions, is also a trained nurse. For years, he worked part time in a hospital ICU.

“Once I got my family’s blessing, I reached out to a local hospital. They were looking for more people with my experience,” he said. “I got the call to help the very next day.”

Stanley Black & Decker Named To Forbes Best Employers For Women 2020

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August 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Stanley Black & Decker has been named in Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best Employers for Women 2020, ranking #1 in the “Semiconductors, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Technology Hardware & Equipment” category.

Spotlight on Paul Gianferrera: Improving Face Shields 4,000 Miles From Home

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We are For Those Who Make the World™. It’s why we’re committed to being active members of the communities where we live and work around the world — even if that means from 4,000 miles away.

Paul Gianferrara grew up with his younger sister and parents in a small Michigan town, a place he and his family continue to call home. But a few years ago, Paul accepted a job on Stanley Engineered Fastening’s Breakthrough Innovation team which required him to relocate to Germany.

Stanley Black & Decker Wins Four Comparably Awards

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Stanley Black & Decker has won four Comparably Awards including Best CEO for Diversity and Women, Best Leadership Teams and Best Companies for Professional Development.

Stanley Black & Decker Partners with DeepHow to Deploy AI-Powered Technology

DeepHow’s AI platform will be integral to Stanley Black & Decker’s upskilling efforts and those of its construction and industrial customers.
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July 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - STANLEY X, the Innovation hub of Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), today announced a partnership with DeepHow, the first AI solution to train and transfer knowledge among skilled workers.

Spotlight on Stanley Healthcare: Delivering One Million Masks to Senior Living Communities

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Health care professionals and other employees working at senior living communities are on the frontline of caring for a group that is extremely vulnerable to COVID-19: our seniors. These communities have a pressing need for PPE supplies to deliver safe and effective care.

Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education Announce 2020 Making for Good Challenge Winners

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June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education announce the winners of the 2020 Making for Good Challenge. Working in teams of 2-4, high school students nationwide created 60-90 second videos outlining innovative solutions to societal or environmental needs.

Stanley Black & Decker Named To 100 Best Corporate Citizens Ranking

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NEW BRITAIN, Conn., June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – 3BL Media has named Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK) to its annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest, U.S. public companies. This is Stanley Black & Decker’s first appearance on the list, with the company ranking #45 overall and #6 in the Capital Goods Industry.

NADI Solar-Powered Water Pump Named as Finalist for Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Award

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NADI™, an eco-friendly, low cost solar-powered water pump that provides reliable irrigation for agricultural applications and the first product marketed under the company’s STANEY EARTH™ brand, has been named as a finalist for Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards in the Developing World Technology category.

Stanley Black & Decker to Supply DEWALT Battery System for Ford and 3M’s Powered Air-Purifying Respirators

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April 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Stanley Black & Decker today announced that the company is collaborating with Ford and 3M to supply a DEWALT portable battery solution for their new Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR), which will be used to help protect healthcare professionals on the front line as they treat patients of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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