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Nov 24, 2014, 12:31 ET

Snap-on Holiday Gift Guide Offers Something for Everyone

 The 2014 Snap-on Holiday Gift Guide, the toy catalog for techs, is now available. Chockfull of innovative Snap-on® tools and equipment,...

Nov 11, 2014, 11:30 ET

Snap-on Honored with Seven People's Choice Awards

For the first time, Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) allowed its readers to voice their opinions on the top products nominated for...

Sep 10, 2014, 16:30 ET

Snap-on Honored With Three Tool Innovation Awards

 Snap-on was recently honored with three prestigious awards that recognize the company as providing unique productivity solutions that address...

Aug 20, 2014, 10:49 ET
A special moment for the Snap-on Franchisee Conference was the unveiling of a tribute American flag made entirely of Snap-on tools. (PRNewsFoto/Snap-on Tools)

Snap-on Franchisee Conference Introduces Latest Innovations, Equips Franchisees for Success

The Snap-on Tools Franchisee Conference (SFC), held in Orlando, Florida, played host to more than 8,000 registered attendees this past weekend;...

May 20, 2014, 15:59 ET

Snap-on Dads & Grads Gift Guide: Something for Everyone

 With graduation season upon us and Father's Day right around the corner, the new Snap-on Dads & Grads Gift Guide features gift ideas that...

Nov 12, 2013, 16:09 ET

New Snap-on Holiday Gift Guide: The Toy Catalog for Techs

From innovative power tools and hand tools to the latest in tool storage, lighting solutions and shop and tech equipment, the 2013 Snap-on Holiday...

Aug 22, 2013, 11:12 ET
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Snap-on Franchisee Conference Hosts Record Number of Attendees, Highlights Innovation

More than 2,850 franchisees attended the annual Snap-on Franchisee Conference (SFC) at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in...

May 28, 2013, 15:15 ET

Snap-on Father's Day Gift Guide Makes Shopping for Dad Quick and Easy

 What Dad wouldn't want Snap-on for Father's Day?  From hand tools to power tools and tool storage to diagnostic equipment, the new...

Nov 14, 2012, 14:05 ET

Shop Early and Often with the Snap-on Holiday Gift Guide

 The 2012 Snap-on Holiday Gift Guide makes holiday shopping easy with a wide range of great Snap-on tools, equipment and...

Nov 09, 2012, 13:13 ET
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Snap-on Tools Recognized as Top 100 Veteran-Friendly Franchise

Snap-on is ranked among the "Top 100 Franchises for Veterans," and the only mobile tool franchise, in Franchise Business Review's (FBR) special...

Oct 04, 2012, 13:38 ET

Snap-on Wins Two Professional Tool & Equipment News 2012 Innovation Awards

 Snap-on comes out a winner again this year receiving two Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) 2012 Innovation Awards. Snap-on was...

Jun 27, 2012, 17:01 ET
Snap-on Tools Named to "50 Top Franchises for Veterans."  (PRNewsFoto/Snap-on Tools)

Snap-on Tools Named to "50 Top Franchises for Veterans"

 Snap-on Tools has been named one of the "50 Top Franchises for Veterans," and the only tool and equipment franchisor, recognized by the...

May 24, 2012, 12:11 ET
Snap-on Masters of Metal Tour Appearing in a City Near You.  (PRNewsFoto/Snap-on Tools)

Snap-on Masters of Metal Tour Appearing in a City Near You

The Snap-on Masters of Metal Tour™ is off to an impressive start as it showcases the latest and greatest Snap-on® tools and equipment to...

May 17, 2012, 10:41 ET
Snap-on Father's Day Gift Guide Offers Popular Tools at Special Prices.  (PRNewsFoto/Snap-on Tools)

Give Dad the Gift That Lasts: Snap-on

 If you want to give Dad a Father's Day gift that he wants, really needs and you know will last, give him the gift of Snap-on. From hand tools...

Nov 09, 2011, 14:00 ET
Give something special this holiday season, give the gift of Snap-on. 2011 holiday guide offers great selection of gift ideas.  (PRNewsFoto/Snap-on Tools)

Give the Gift of Snap-on this Holiday Season

Whether for the serious professional or the do-it-yourselfer, the 2011 Snap-on® Holiday Gift Guide offers something for everyone on your...

Sep 09, 2011, 17:58 ET

Snap-on Franchisee Conference Largest Event in Company History

More than 6,000 attendees gathered for the annual Snap-on Franchisee Conference (SFC) at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando,...

May 19, 2011, 16:53 ET
Give Dad the Best for Father's Day: Snap-on.  (PRNewsFoto/Snap-on Tools)

Give Dad the Best for Father's Day: Snap-on

Dad doesn't want another tie. Dad doesn't want another shirt. What Dad wants is something from Snap-on®. Let Dad get his wish this year with...

Feb 10, 2011, 18:52 ET
Snap-on Tools Named Among Top 50 Franchises for Military Veterans.    (PRNewsFoto/Snap-on Tools, John Nienhuis)

Snap-on Tools Named Among Top 50 Franchises for Military Veterans

The Snap-on Franchise has been named a Top 50 Franchise for Military Veterans and is the sole tool franchise recognized by the World Franchising...

Dec 01, 2010, 14:33 ET
Make it a Happy Holiday with Great Gifts from Snap-on.  (PRNewsFoto/Snap-on Tools)

Make it a Happy Holiday With Great Gifts From Snap-on

Whether for the serious professional or the weekend DIYer, Snap-on has the perfect holiday gift for that special someone on your shopping list. To...

Sep 20, 2010, 17:00 ET
Record Turnout at Snap-on Tools' Franchisee Conference in Orlando.  (PRNewsFoto/Snap-on Tools)

Record Turnout at Snap-on Tools' Franchisee Conference in Orlando

More than 5,500 attendees gathered at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. for the annual Snap-on Franchisee Conference...