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by Kathryn McNutt Published: January 25, 2014

Snap-on Inc.

Pioneering the idea of interchangeable sockets and wrench handles, Joseph Johnson and William Seidemann, formed the Snap-on Wrench Co. in 1920. The company manufactured and marketed 10 sockets that would “snap on” to five interchangeable handles.

Snap-on today supports professionals in critical industries — inside and outside vehicle repair — by delivering a broad array of productivity solutions that make work easier, including tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions.

Snap-on is a $2.9 billion, S&P 500 company based in Kenosha, Wis., offering products and services that are available around the world.

SOURCE: Snap-on Inc.

by Kathryn McNutt
Higher Education Reporter
Kathryn McNutt covers higher education for The Oklahoman and NewsOK. Since joining the staff in August 2000, she also has worked as the Breaking News editor, Metro editor and assistant Local editor. A native of Oklahoma City, she graduated from...
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