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Cash Required

$35,677- $53,366

Total Startup Investment

$171,385 - $359,767

Net Worth Required

$50,000

Year Founded

1920

Franchising Since

1991

Franchising Locations

3730

Snap-on Tools is a leader in the industry and our tools are universally recognized by professionals as the absolute highest quality tools in the industry. Snap-on franchisees are in the enviable position of selling exclusive, premium products to their customers that were ranked number one in every category – Hand Tools, Power Tools, Tool Storage and Diagnostic Equipment – in a recent independent survey by Frost and Sullivan of U.S. automotive technicians

 Snap-on Incorporated has more than 22,000 products, operates in more than 130 countries and employs approximately 11,000 people worldwide. Snap-on also has a global franchise network of more than 4,200 franchisees. Headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Snap-on is a leading global developer, manufacturer and marketer of tool and equipment solutions for professional tool users. Snap-on Incorporated is a $2.6 billion S&P 500 company whose product lines include high-quality hand tools and tool storage solutions, diagnostic equipment, information and management systems, and “under-car” shop implements like hydraulic lifts and tire changers. Snap-on serves technicians in the auto, marine, and aviation industries, vehicle manufacturers, utilities, and government and industrial organizations.


The Snap-on franchise opportunity compares favorably to other franchise offerings in a variety of ways. Cost of entry is very competitive, products are best in class and the customer base is already established.

World Class Brand: Recognized the world over by professional tool users.

Industry Leader: Snap-on is universally recognized by professionals as the absolute highest quality tools in the industry ranked number one in every category in a recent Frost and Sullivan survey.

Not Tied to Real Estate: The benefit of a mobile tool store is just that: it's mobile. No building codes to comply with and no fixed site expenses like percentage rent and leasehold improvements.

History of Success: Snap-on has built a proven business model of success that has lasted decades longer than most of our competitors.

Built-in Customer Base: Each franchisee receives a protected, surveyed list of calls of potential professional tool users.

In-house Financing: Get help with your franchise purchase from a team of financing experts that understand the business you are buying.

Proven Operating System: With more than 90 years of experience, Snap-on has developed a solid operating system for its franchisees to use.

Franchises Available Worldwide: Snap-on has franchises available in the U.S. as well as several other countries including United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, Canada, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, South Africa, Puerto Rico and Guam.

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