to SNA Europe
At SNA Europe, we manufacture tools tailored to the most demanding professionals, focusing our design on innovation, performance, efficiency, safety and ergonomics.
In 1892, we invented the adjustable wrench, one of the most essential hand tools ever created. Since then we have registered more than 400 patents and are continuously investing in state-of-the-art technology to assure the highest level of quality and reliability.
We develop accurate solutions for industrial challenges, seeking to increase productivity, reduce costs and keep performance at the highest level: cutting tools, storage, tools @height, stainless steel, torque tools...
At SNA Europe, we are committed to a sustainable value chain and to building lasting relationships with our distributors based on trust, commitment and shared values.
“Our ambition is to continue being an unfailing, highly professional company, one which contributes to people’s wellbeing by offering the most valued productivity solutions in the world.”
Marian T. Wells
President, SNA Europe Group
manufacturing high-quality tools since 1850
Öberg, the first file factory, is founded in Eskilstuna, Sweden.
Lindström is founded in Eskilstuna. The first choice for industries with precise needs.
Bahco’s first production of saw blades made of high-quality steel.
Invention of the adjustable wrench.
Irimo is established in Spain.
Distributor agreement with Secateurs Pradines is signed.
Sandflex® bi-metal hacksaw blade: a new era.
Bahco presents ERGO™: by professionals for professionals.
Snap-on acquires Eurotools (1997) and Bahco (1999).
Eurotools and Bahco merge to create SNA Europe.
Innovation award: Tool management system configurator.
The Storage Hub with European standards is developed.
Acquisition of Secateurs Pradines.
SNA Europe's presence,
a global & powerful reach
Our global network includes our 11 modern and highly efficient factories that are driven by accumulated know-how acquired over the last 170 years; a consolidated network of 8 logistics centres that provide an efficient service worldwide, and 37 sales offices to supply our tools through people who understand the local market.
A unique distribution network built with our partners
A century of commitment is the minimum we make. Wherever our hand tools are used, we supply them through distributors who understand their local market. We work hand in hand with both brick & mortar distributors and e-commerce platforms to establish joint initiatives and improve their competitiveness.
We also create value for our partners by harnessing the full power of digital through digital solutions to boost sales and increase efficiency and digital content to extend the prestige of our brands.