NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - In 1843, Frederick Trent Stanley started a company that would eventually become the largest tools and storage company in the world. Today, 175 years later, the company that became commonly known as Stanley is celebrating that anniversary with a contest called Built with Stanley.

The contest encourages Stanley Tools customers to upload photos or videos of their proudest creations and stories using #BuiltWithSTANLEY for the opportunity to win a limited-edition 175th anniversary Stanley Silver Tape Rule with a commemorative leather pouch, and be featured on the Built With Stanley website.

"The Stanley family is thrilled to be celebrating its 175th anniversary this year, and we couldn't have achieved this milestone without the customers who use and trust in our products day in and day out," said Lee McChesney, president Hand Tools, Accessories & Storage at Stanley Black & Decker. "Stanley has always prided itself on designing tools that can withstand the test of time, and we look forward to providing transformative products that help our customers continue to build and improve the world around us."

For more information, visit and or search for the hashtag #BuiltWithSTANLEY on social media.

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