Snap-on Rings NYSE Closing Bell in Honor of 90th Anniversary

KENOSHA, Wis., Dec 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Snap-on closed out its yearlong celebration marking 90 years of providing distinctive workplace solutions by ringing The Closing BellSM at the New York Stock Exchange on Dec. 28. Nick Pinchuk, chairman and CEO of Snap-on Incorporated, was joined on the NYSE podium by representatives of the broad Snap-on team.

"We were honored to ring The Closing Bell in recognition of our 90th anniversary," said Pinchuk. "Snap-on is a company founded on an idea, the interchangeable socket set. That idea became a tradition of innovation, and that tradition became our mission of making work easier for serious professionals who perform critical tasks throughout the world. It was a privilege to represent all our current and former associates and franchisees who have made Snap-on the success it is today."

A video of the ceremony is available on the NYSE Web site at: www.nyse.com/events/1293533544302.html.

About Snap-on

Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA) is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users. Products and services include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment and other solutions for vehicle dealerships and repair centers, as well as customers in industry, government, agriculture, aviation and natural resources. Products and services are sold through the company's franchisee, company-direct, distributor and Internet channels. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $2.4 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

For additional information, please visit www.snapon.com.

SOURCE: Snap-on Incorporated

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