Snap-on Acquires Ecotechnics
Further Expands Offering of Productivity Solutions for Repair Shop Owners and Managers
KENOSHA, Wis. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Aug. 7, 2015 - Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA), a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks, today announced that it acquired the assets of Ecotechnics S.p.A. (“Ecotechnics”) for approximately $13.0 million in cash. Based in Sesto Fiorentino, Italy, Ecotechnics, with 2014 sales of approximately €12.4 million, designs and manufactures automatic vehicle air conditioning maintenance equipment for OEM dealerships and the automotive aftermarket worldwide. Ecotechnics will be part of the company’s Repair Systems & Information Group.
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. 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 for customers in industries, including aviation and aerospace, agriculture, construction, government and military, mining, natural resources, power generation and technical education. Snap-on also derives income from various financing programs to facilitate the sales of its products. Products and services are sold through the company’s franchisee, company-direct, distributor and internet channels. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $3.3 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
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