Snap-on is a part of Snap-on Incorporated, which is a publicly-traded company with symbol SNA. Unless anyone can come form with concrete information, its safe to say that NO, Harbor Freight does NOT own Snap-on Tools.
What company owns snap-on?
In 1999, the company acquired Bahco, a Swedish hand tool brand. In 2011, the Murphy, North Carolina plant was named one of the top 10 plants in North America by Industry Week. Also in 2011, J.H. Williams & Co was officially renamed Snap-on Industrial Brands.
What companies does harbor freight own?
Harbor Freight Tools is a private company with headquarters in Calabasas, California .Here is a selection of the brands they own and sell under:US General.Chicago Electric.Central Pneumatic.Central Machinery.drillmaster.HaulMaster.1 Feb 2017
Is snap-on Made in USA?
Verdict: Are Snap-On Tools Made in the USA? Only certain Snap-On tools are still made in the USA. Most hand tools are still made in their facilities in Milwaukee and other U.S. manufacturing locations, but products like their cordless power drill kit are made in China, among other countries.
ICON offers everything from high-quality tools to complete storage systems to handle all of your needs. The ICON tools brand is made by and distributed through Harbor Freight Tools. ICON tools are available in-person and on-line. In 2018, Harbor Freight introduced two ICON torque wrenches.
All of our tools are designed and built in partnership with the same factories that many of our top leading competitors use.
Does Snap-On own Kobalt?
So Kobalt is the retail brand of Snap-on tools; Franco-Americaine de Construction dOutillage Mecanique owns SK-Tools; for the last 5 years Danaher Tools makes Craftsman; Craftsman tools older than 5 years were made by Stanley; Stanley also owns MAC Tools & Proto Tools; Husky brand is made by Stanley Mechanics Tools, a
Assuming they have a valid security interest in the tools (I suspect they do) yes, they can repo the tools if you dont pay for them. Your personal liability was discharged but their security interest remains.
Is Kobalt being discontinued?
No problem! And of course, well continue to have a large selection of Kobalt items to purchase both in store & online. Some Kobalt items discontinued in store will be available online. Lowes continues to be committed to the Kobalt brand.
Is icon made by Snap-on?
Some of the most re-owned brands for tools are Craftsman Husky and Snap-On. Not so long ago a new brand of tools known as Icon was introduced in the market. These tools have shown great competition to the brand giants.
Is Kobalt made by Snap on?
The first is from Bob Payne of Cornwell Tool Distributor - He indicates that Kobalt is not made by Snap-On. The second is from Heidi Schuck of Husky Tools with more information on Kobalt tools not being made by Snap-On.) The third from Dave Johnson about the new vendor for the Kobalt line of tools.)