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Stanley CEO: We're Staying. For Now.

Stanley CEO: We're Staying. For Now.

As if Connecticut needed one more reason to sound the alarm, Aetna's plans to relocate its headquarters and the Florida governor's recent corporate recruiting visit give us two. While it is tempting to rationalize away both events, the reality is that Connecticut is facing a serious crisis. The time has come to take the steps necessary to support the long-term economic sustainability of the state.

Stanley Black & Decker was founded right here in Connecticut in 1843. Our founder, Frederick Stanley, started Stanley Bolt Manufactury in New Britain and we have manufactured in this state ever since. We sell more than 30 million tape measures a year, with many of them manufactured...

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