Tag: Snap-on

Top Technician 2020 round 1 opens

Top Technician 2020 round 1 opens

13th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Top Technician has returned for 2020, and round one is now open online. The garage sector competition has been running since 2002, with thousands of people testing their skills in a fun, competitive environment. For the winners, the competition has life-changing potential, according to the organiser, as it puts them on a national stage. Opportunities often follow.

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New Snap-on diagnostic thermal laser

New Snap-on diagnostic thermal laser

24th October 2019 | 0 Comments

The new Snap-on Diagnostic Thermal Laser is a two-in-one system combining pinpoint temperature readings and thermal imaging capabilities.

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Snap-on offering free online Triton-D8 training

Snap-on offering free online Triton-D8 training

24th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Equipment supplier Snap-on is offering free online training for its Triton-D8 diagnostics tool. The new Triton-D8 scan tool from Snap-on includes “advanced Intelligent Diagnostics features to help save technicians time and improve their productivity”, according to the company.

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Julian Woods named president GEA

Julian Woods named president GEA

18th May 2016 | 0 Comments

Julian Woods, of Snap-on UK, has been appointed as president of the Garage Equipment Association (GEA), at the association’s recent AGM, which was held at the GEA offices in Daventry on 14 April 2016.

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Reifen 2016 expects 20 largest tyre manufacturers at 24-27 May 2016

Reifen 2016 expects 20 largest tyre manufacturers at 24-27 May 2016

2nd November 2015 | 0 Comments

Messe Essen’s Reifen show will be the epicentre of the global tyre industry from 24 to 27 May 2016. The event organiser has confirmed that the 20 largest tyre manufacturers in the world will be present, including key players such as Bridgestone, Continental, Cooper Tires, Goodyear, Falken Tyre Europe, Hankook, Maxxis, Michelin, Pirelli and Yokohama. The demand for stand space for workshop equipment providers is also growing, according to Messe Essen: Corghi, Rema Tip Top and Snap-on will all be amongst the exhibitors.

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Superior Industries’ Stebbins joins Snap-on board

19th November 2014 | 0 Comments

The board of directors at tool and workshop equipment manufacturer Snap-on Incorporated has appointed Donald J. Stebbins, president and chief executive officer of wheel manufacturer Superior Industries International, a company director. This directorship takes effect 4 January 2015. Stebbins also serves as a director at Superior Industries and at WABCO Holdings, a provider of electronic, mechanical and mechatronic products.

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Opti-Tread tyre audit system for light vehicles released

10th November 2014 | 0 Comments

Oxfordshire-based Translogik, a trading division of Transense Technologies plc, has announced the extension of its Opti-Tread tyre audit system to the passenger car and light commercial vehicle segments. The company’s US partner, Squarerigger, has launched the new Opti-Tread portable car tyre audit system, and is utilising Snap-On Equipment, a subsidiary of Snap-on Incorporated, as its first major distributor. Snap-on is marketing Opti-Tread through its John Bean brand.

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Snap-on buys Pro-Cut for US$42 million

3rd June 2014 | 0 Comments

Snap-on Incorporated of the USA has acquired Pro-Cut International, Inc. the world’s leading manufacturer of on-car brake disc lathes. Pro-Cut’s lathes are widely used in brake servicing by car repair workshops of all types. In the UK, Pro-Cut lathes are distributed by Haweka UK of Toddington, Gloucestershire.

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Snap-on opens Hofmann, Sun and John Bean product training school

Snap-on opens Hofmann, Sun and John Bean product training school

11th April 2014 | 0 Comments

Snap-on has opened a new training school at its King’s Lynn headquarters for its Snap-on, Hofmann, Sun and John Bean brands. The new facility includes a dedicated classroom and a fully functioning workshop, giving attendees full access and the chance to get ‘hands on’ with the manufacturer’s latest diagnostic technology and garage equipment. Covering around 250 square metres, the workshop features a MOT Automated Test Lane (ATL) bay, high definition 3D wheel alignment, a number of tyre changers and wheel balancers, as well as air conditioning service units, and the full portfolio of Snap-on diagnostic tools.

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