Snap-on's acquisition of Car-O-Liner is expected to complete within 30 days.

Kenosha, Wisconsin -- October 17, 2016 -- Snap-on has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Car-O-Liner for approximately $155 million USD in cash.

Car-O-Liner's global headquarters are in Gothenburg, Sweden. The company has trailing 12 month sales of approximately $95 million. The transaction is expected to close within 30 days, subject to certain closing conditions.

Car-O-Liner is a well-known manufacturer of collision repair, measuring and wheel alignment systems. The company's brands include Car-O-Liner, Josam, TruckCam and Car-O-Liner Academy.

“Car-O-Liner’s product offering and special expertise are important additions to our Repair Systems & Information Group, bringing greater capabilities in collision repair and strengthening Snap-on’s position in the heavy duty segment,” said Nick Pinchuk, Snap-on Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Given trends in the collision space, including the need for greater precision, the requirement to accommodate new materials and the higher emphasis on shop efficiency, we believe this acquisition will further Snap-on’s progress along its strategic and coherent growth runway of expanding with repair shop owners and managers. We look forward to welcoming Car-O-Liner associates to the Snap-on family.”

For more information, please visit snapon.com.

 

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