Like S-K and other American tool manufacturers, Snap-on was founded in 1920 to make wrenches, primarily for mechanics. The company was particularly well known for its sockets and ratchets—indeed, the firm takes its name from the way in which its sockets were designed snap securely onto their handles. No surprise, then, that its first product was a set featuring five handles and 10 sockets—the company's slogan was "5 do the work of...Continue Reading