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Opti-Tread® PR 10/15/14 Snap-on Announcement

Squarerigger and John Bean Launch Opti-Tread® Premium to the International Market

Silverdale, WA:  Squarerigger Inc. announced today that Snap-on Equipment Inc.  has agreed to market Opti-Tread® Premium, the portable diagnostic tool for tire tread depth and vehicle safety.  Opti-Tread® Premium is designed to increase tire sales and underbody services for tire dealers, repair service providers and automobile dealerships. The hand-held tool is carried by a service writer, lot attendant, or technician and is used to measure tread depth, tire pressure and automatically print a report that is used to explain the results to vehicle owners.

“We are excited to have been selected as a Snap-on Equipment Inc. vendor after months of in-house and site testing with Opti-Tread.   Snap-on Equipment Inc. is well positioned to provide this solution to customers globally through the John Bean brand and we look forward to a great relationship with them.” said Ed Cooper, Squarerigger’s CEO.

“Opti-Tread provides a productivity solution that complements our full line of workshop equipment.  We look forward to serving our customers with this innovative tool.“ said David Cox, Vice President of Sales, Snap-on Equipment Inc.

More information about the product may be obtained by visiting www.optitread.com.

About Squarerigger
Squarerigger has been providing solutions for the transportation and automobile industry since 1986. Its SQ.7 fleet maintenance and Revolution tire tracking and management systems are used around the world by customers of all sizes.

About Snap-on Equipment
Snap‐on Equipment Inc., a subsidiary of Snap-on Incorporated, is the world's leading source of automotive undercar service equipment, marketed under brand names such as John Bean, Hofmann, Blackhawk, Challenger, Pro-Cut and Cartec. Snap‐on is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostic and equipment solutions for professional users. Products are sold through its franchised dealer van, company‐direct sales and distributor channels, as well as the Internet. Founded in 1920, Snap‐on Incorporated is a $3.1 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and employs approximately 11,500 people worldwide.

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