Framingham, Mass. June 5, 2012 – Stanley Healthcare Solutions, a division of Stanley Black & Decker, today announced its acquisition of AeroScout, Inc., a market leader in Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) for healthcare and industrial customers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition will accelerate the growth trajectory of Stanley Healthcare Solutions, as well as augment the industrial and security offerings of Stanley Black & Decker. The combined entity will transform operations, supply chain management and safety for healthcare and industrial customers around the world.

Stanley Healthcare Solutions serves more than 15,000 healthcare organizations and is a market-leading provider of patient and resident safety solutions, storage and supply chain solutions, and Transformational LeanTM offerings. Together with AeroScout’s advanced suite of RTLS solutions and services, Stanley Healthcare Solutions will be positioned as a leading Healthcare technology company, and will be well-suited to improve patient care by driving lean and safe operations throughout healthcare organizations.

“The addition of AeroScout enhances Stanley’s Healthcare, Industrial and Security solutions and represents a significant step forward on our path to become the leading provider of integrated healthcare solutions,” said Bert Davis, Senior Vice President and President, Stanley Healthcare Solutions. “Together, we have a true opportunity to provide innovative solutions for our healthcare customers that enhance quality, safety and efficiency of patient care to provide better outcomes.”

About Stanley Healthcare Solutions
Stanley Healthcare Solutions provides over 4,800 acute care hospitals and 11,000 long-term care organizations with innovative solutions that enhance quality, safety and efficiency to improve the outcomes of patient care. Customers rely on Stanley across more than 20 critical areas of the hospital, from patient security and tracking, to storage solutions for asset management, and consulting services for driving successful EMR implementations. Stanley Healthcare Solutions is part of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. For more information visit