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Aire-Master of America Inc.

2014 Franchise 500
#269
At a Glance

Products & Services: Restroom deodorizing and maintenance

Number of Locations: 104

Total Investment: $36.1K - $124.9K

Founded: 1958

Began Franchising: 1976

About Aire-Master of America Inc.

Working with his father in the janitorial supply business, Jerry P. McCauley noticed the need for a full-time deodorizing system in public restrooms. The products McCauley saw on the market acted only as air fresheners and did little to actually deodorize. McCauley spent the next few years researching the problem and developing solutions, and in 1960 he unveiled the Aire-Master company and system: room deodorizing machines, chemical deodorants and supplies for restroom fixture cleaning. Employees for the company installed and maintained Aire-Master systems and cleaned restrooms.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 98 2 0 4
2013 98 2 0 4
2012 88 2 0 4
2011 83 2 0 4
2010 80 2 0 4
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $36,124 - $124,900
Franchise Fee: $21,600 - $65,500
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 20 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 10% off franchise fee
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 5 days. At franchisee's location: 5 days. Quarterly training available at headquarters : 3 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Field operations/evaluations
Other marketing support: Customer analysis and literature

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #269 (2014), #439 (2013), #408 (2012), #237 (2011), #441 (2010),
Low-Cost: #51 (2014), #79 (2013), #89 (2012), #46 (2011),
Top Home-Based: #78 (2014), #69 (2011),
America's Top Global: #184 (2011),

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