April 2011 Section Meeting – Snap-On Tools


About Snap-on Innovation Works

Snap-on’s Innovation Works is a new 15,000 square foot facility located at Snap-on’s Kenosha campus and provides a resource for Snap-on’s entire global organization. It includes several defined areas each specifically designed to
support a vibrant user-centered innovation process. Included is a state-of-the-art service garage, prototyping room, 3D modeling facility, display and application room, customer observation room, innovation library and training room. Importantly, this centerpiece facility supplements the many local innovation resources and infrastructure already in place throughout Snap-on’s global footprint.

 

About Snap-on Tools

Snap-on Tools is a subsidiary of Snap-on Incorporated, a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional users. Product lines include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment and other solutions which are used by technicians and professionals at vehicle dealerships and repair centers and in the marine, powersports and aviation industries. Snap-on Tools is one of the largest non-food franchise companies in the world, selling its products through more than 4,500 franchisees worldwide and through company-direct sales and over the Internet. Snap-on Incorporated, which was founded in 1920, is a $2.9 billion, S&P 500 company located in Kenosha, Wis. with operations throughout the world. For additional information visit www.snapon.com.

 


About Snap-on Innovation Works

Snap-on’s Innovation Works is a new 15,000 square foot facility located at Snap-on’s Kenosha campus and provides a resource for Snap-on’s entire global organization. It includes several defined areas each specifically designed to
support a vibrant user-centered innovation process. Included is a state-of-the-art service garage, prototyping room, 3D modeling facility, display and application room, customer observation room, innovation library and training room. Importantly, this centerpiece facility supplements the many local innovation resources and infrastructure already in place throughout Snap-on’s global footprint.

 

About Snap-on Tools

Snap-on Tools is a subsidiary of Snap-on Incorporated, a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional users. Product lines include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment and other solutions which are used by technicians and professionals at vehicle dealerships and repair centers and in the marine, powersports and aviation industries. Snap-on Tools is one of the largest non-food franchise companies in the world, selling its products through more than 4,500 franchisees worldwide and through company-direct sales and over the Internet. Snap-on Incorporated, which was founded in 1920, is a $2.9 billion, S&P 500 company located in Kenosha, Wis. with operations throughout the world. For additional information visit www.snapon.com.

 

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Speakers


Four different product groups within Snap-on will present a technical presentation on their products.

Presentations will include an engineering and product development focus. There will also be an

opportunity for hands on use of Snap-on products.

 

Hand Tools

Kraig Tabor – Director of Advanced Processes & Product Development – Snap-on Tools

 

Diagnostics

Mark Schaefer Dir-Marketing – Snap-on Diagnostics

Craig Govekar – Senior Project Engineer – Snap-on Diagnostics

 

Power Tools

John Fuhreck – Director of Engineering – Snap-on Power Tools, Inc.

Eric Fernandes – Director of Marketing – Industrial – Snap-on Power Tools, Inc.

 

Level 5 ATC – Tool Control System

John Martell – Product Manager – Snap-on Industrial

 

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Registration


Only pre-payments made with a charge card can be completed online via
https://www.milwaukeesae.com

Retirees, students, and members without web access may register by phone on the SAE Registration Coordinator – Jim Ryan (262) 424-4958. Note the new phone number! MAX ATTENDANCE for this event is 100.

Registration deadline: Tuesday April 12th, 12:00 p.m.

 

Maybe Snap-on will have some door prizes?