Snap-on recognized with top industry awards for innovation and ingenuity

Published 9:18 am Friday, November 29, 2019

KENOSHA, Wis. — Technicians and leading industry trade media recently recognized Snap-on for the innovation and originality of its latest products. For its annual “People’s Choice” awards, Professional Tools & Equipment News’ (PTEN) asks readers to voice their opinions on the top products among those nominated for the magazine’s Innovation Awards in 31 categories.

Snap-on Incorporated won more People’s Choice awards than any other company in the competition with Snap-on Tools collecting seven awards, and Snap-on Diagnostics, John Bean and Mitchell1 combining for six more.

PTEN chose the Snap-on® Polartek® Dual A/C machine as well as the TJA100 1/2 Ton Air-Assist Telescopic Transmission Jack for its Innovation Awards. MOTOR magazine also honored Snap-on among its “Top 20 Tools for 2019” for the EEAC334 Polartek® Dual A/C machine. The awards were presented at the 2019 Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week AAPEX Show in Las Vegas last week.

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“Snap-on is focused on making tools and products that meet the demands of highly-skilled technicians and professionals who use our many innovations daily,” says Tim Chambers, president of Snap-on Tools Group. “We listen to our customers and respond by making products that ease the critical tasks they perform. Being recognized for our quality and creativity is rewarding and reinforces the foundation of all Snap-on products.”

Snap-on was honored with Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) “People’s Choice” awards for the following products:

• EEDM596FK Advanced Digital Multimeter with free App — Horizontally oriented DMM transmits readings to techs’ Bluetooth® enabled device

• TPMS4 Diagnostic Tool — All-in-one tool captures sensor data and relearns tire pressure monitoring systems

• EEAC334 Polartek® A/C Machine — One machine does the work of two to save time and money

• JCWTANK Heavy Duty Off-Road Creeper — No surface is too tough for this rock-solid, portable all-terrain creeper

• TJA100 1/2 Ton Air-Assist Telescopic Transmission Jack — Technicians can now safely remove and install transmissions and FWD, RWD, 4WD transfer cases

• ECHDB022 275 Lumen Magnetic Mountable Headlamp — Bundles light and battery in one tough, mountable package

• KRSC242 36” 6-Drawer Heavy Duty Shop Cart — Portable storage to keep tools organized, accessible and charged.

• Customers can learn more about these award-winning tools and others by contacting their participating Snap-on franchisee or other sales representative, visiting or calling toll free 877-SNAPON-4 (877-762-7664).

About Snap-on Tools

Snap-on Tools is a subsidiary of Snap-on Incorporated, a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. Products an d 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 Tools is one of the largest non-food franchise companies in the world, selling its products and services through franchisee, company-direct, distributor and internet channels. Snap-on Incorporated, which was founded in 1920, is a $3.7 billion, S&P 500 company located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, with operations throughout the world. For additional information, visit