Product Report: John Bean Tru-Point ADAS Calibration Solution

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Considering the complexities of modern vehicles, offering a one-stop-shop repair facility is the ultimate goal for a high-volume collision centre. The new John Bean® Tru-Point™ system may just have the power to get you there.  In early December, Chris Sobieski, the North American special projects manager for Snap-on Equipment, the parent company […]

Data Dilemma: Mitchell 1, Snap-on file lawsuit against Autel

Note: A previous version of this article mistakenly accredited the pending lawsuit to Toronto, Ontario — Trouble is brewing in the world of diagnostics as Mitchell 1 and Snap-on launch a lawsuit against Autel. The lawsuit, which has yet to be proven in court, alleges Autel stole information from Snap-on and Mitchell 1. “Autel competes […]

Oh Snap: Snap-on acquires Ontario-based Dealer-FX

Markham, Ontario — HGGC, the private equity firm that controls Canadian operations software provider Dealer-FX, has sold the company to Snap-on Inc., the companies announced Monday. The giant manufacturer of hand tools, shop equipment, diagnostic software and other service department products paid HGGC US$200 million cash for Dealer-FX, of Markham, Ont. Dealer-FX’s service lane software […]

Snap-on releases three new products

Snap-on announced three of its new products: the KMP1163 Masters Series 72” Roll Cabs, the “Hockey II” ECPRA072 and the EECT900 Multi-Probe Ultra.

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — March 27, 2018 — Snap-on announced three of its new products: the KMP1163 Masters Series 72” Roll Cabs, the “Hockey II” ECPRA072 and the EECT900 Multi-Probe Ultra. Snap-on KMP1163 Masters Series 72” Roll Cabs are now available with a SpeeDrawer for organizing loose fasteners, parts and tools. It features […]

Snap-on to acquire Car-O-Liner

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 […]

Snap-on launches cordless impact tool

Snap-on launches cordless impact tool

Kenosha, Wisconsin — September 8, 2015 — Snap-on has released the CT8810A, an 18-volt, 3/8-inch lithium cordless impact tool. Featuring a slender design and balanced ergonomic control, the CT8810A is lightweight and compact while providing plenty of power, according to the company. “The new Snap-on CT8810A has an output rating of 230 ft. lbs of […]

Snap-On’s auto subscription service ensures continuous renewals

Kenosha, Wisconsin — July 14, 2014 — With the new Snap-on Software Subscription Program, automotive professionals now have access to continuous diagnostic software upgrades and affordable payment plans. The company says automatic subscription updates make it easier for shops and technicians to have comprehensive coverage to perform at their peak. This program delivers continually updated […]