Snap-on Business Solutions Signs Global Data Access Agreement with Mobis, Korea

Agreement enables Snap-on to provide Electronic Parts Catalog (EPC) solutions to Hyundai and Kia distributors across the world

Location: 
Richfield, Ohio
Date: 
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Snap-on Business Solutions (SBS), a division of Snap-on Incorporated, announced a global Data Access Agreement has been signed with Mobis, Korea. Snap-on Business Solutions is a global leader in publishing Electronic Parts Catalogs for Original Equipment Manufacturers and their dealerships around the world. Korean based Mobis, a Hyundai Motor Group affiliate, is the main auto parts supplier for all models of Hyundai and Kia vehicles produced worldwide. The signing of the new Data Access Agreement gives SBS access to global data sets, enabling Snap-on to provide Electronic Parts Catalog (EPC) solutions to Hyundai and Kia distributors across the world. Prior to signing the agreement, Snap-on Business Solutions worked with Mobis to provide EPC products to Hyundai and Kia dealerships within the United States. "Snap-on Business Solutions is pleased to commence this global partnership with Mobis to help their distribution channels sell parts and service vehicles more effectively. We look forward to offering Kia and Hyundai distributors around the world the leading parts information solution," Tim Chambers, President, Snap-on Business Solutions.

About MOBIS

Mobis provides after-sales service parts and manufacturers auto parts worldwide for both Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation. The company is involved in the after-sales service parts distribution, auto parts export, and module manufacturing activities. Its products comprise of chassis modules, safety products, exterior lighting products, brakes, steering parts, plastic parts, steel wheels and decks, line departure warning systems, line keeping assistance systems, smart cruise control systems, smart parking assistance systems, and smart key products, as well as AVNT, a system with audio, video, navigation, and telematics. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

About Snap-on

Snap-on Business Solutions (SBS) is a division of Snap-on Incorporated, a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. Products and services include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment and other solutions for vehicle dealerships and repair centers, as well as for customers in industries, including aviation, aerospace, agriculture, construction, government and military, mining, natural resources and power generation. Products and services are sold through the company’s franchisee, company-direct, distributor and internet channels. Founded in 1920, Snap-on Incorporated is a $2.9 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin.