Seebo Case Study

Stanley and Seebo Accelerate IoT to Disrupt the Tool Industry

About Stanley Black & Decker

Stanley Black & Decker is a leading global diversified industrial. Introducing over 1,000 new tool and storage products each year, Stanley Black & Decker is committed to delivering innovation and continues to pioneer the tool industry.

Industry: Industrial Tools, Hardware

Headquarters: New Britain, Connecticut

Website: Stanleytools.com


“The Seebo platform has a clear value in guiding a company through the development process from idea to market.”

– Stanley Black &  Decker


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The Story

  • Stanley Black and Decker is a leading global diversified industrial. The company introduces over 1,000 new tool and storage products each year.
  • As Stanley continues to pioneer the tool industry through innovative solutions, the growing demand for more powerful and precise tools and increasing competition from domestic and foreign markets means adapting to new technologies to maintain its competitive edge. 

The Opportunity

  • The market demand for tools in on the rise.
  • The Stanley Black & Decker team was looking to sustain a competitive edge by producing game-changing smart products and solutions to meet their goals and market needs. 

The Solution

Accelerating Innovation with the Seebo Platform

  • Using the Seebo platform, Stanley accelerated ideation by exploring components for tracking tools, strengthening tool durability, monitoring tool performance, measuring worker productivity, and ensuring worker safety.
  • The Stanley Black & Decker team easily specified two winning concepts on the Seebo platform. The first concept focused on functionality and preservation for a delicate and expensive tool, the second on tracking tool use for measuring productivity and tracking user goals.
  • Using the platform, the Stanley Black & Decker team could quickly assess costs of individual components for both tools and consult with Seebo experts for electrical and mechanical solutions for groundbreaking features.
  • The team ordered mechanical prototypes from trusted service providers in the Seebo IoT Marketplace, which were quickly delivered for testing the tools and their accompanying apps.
  • Using Seebo’s development tools, the team moved ahead with virtual simulation to test the connection between the devices and apps.

“Inside the Seebo platform, our team was able to transform initial ideas into a fully specified smart product concept. The platform has a clear value in guiding a company through the development process from idea to market.”

– Stanley Black & Decker

A Strategic Understanding of Smart Product Development

  • The Stanley Black & Decker team presented their smart tool prototypes to headquarters and later company wide as part of their global innovation initiative.
  • The end result: Equipped with the Seebo platform, the company is in a strategic position for making informed and timely decisions on IoT development and delivering disruptive tools to market.