KENOSHA, Wis. - Nov. 1, 2017 // PRNewswire // - Snap-on continues its run of industry honors from technicians, shop owners and editors for innovative products and "breakthrough originality." Snap-on also scored the most Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) "People's Choice" awards received by any company. The honors were presented at the 2017 Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week AAPEX Show in Las Vegas.
"It's gratifying when professional technicians and knowledgeable industry experts recognize the emphasis Snap-on puts on revolutionizing the products we develop and manufacture for our customers," says Tom Kassouf, president of Snap-on Tools Group. "These awards reinforce our strong customer connections and our drive to produce solutions that make work easier for professional technicians. We value our customers and remain dedicated to creating the highest quality products for the critical tasks they perform."
Snap-on received MOTOR Magazine Top 20 Tools Awards for the SGA102BR Radiator Hose Pick Set, EETH300 Diagnostic Thermal Imager and the Hofmann Geodyna 9000P Wheel Balancer System. MOTOR awarded the Radiator Hose Pick Set for its game-changing design to help technicians avoid damage on routine jobs that require hose removal. The Thermal Imager received accolades based on its infrared technology that makes heat "visible" to reveal problems anywhere on a vehicle and its exclusive database of guided tests. The Hofmann Wheel Balancer was recognized for its five high-resolution cameras that use 3D imaging technology to scan the complete rim and tire profile.
Snap-on also earned two Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) Innovation Awards for:
PTEN also offers its audience the opportunity to vote for their top choices among all PTEN Innovation Awards nominees.
Snap-on earned more honors in this category than any company in the four-year history of the awards. The People's
Choice awards recognized:
Customers can learn more about these award-worthy tools by contacting their participating Snap-on franchisee or other sales representative, visiting www.snapon.com or calling toll free 877-SNAPON-4 (877-762-7664).
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 and support its franchise business. Products and services are sold through the company's franchisee, company-direct, distributor and internet channels. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $3.4 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin.