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Maaco Franchising Inc.

2014 Franchise 500
#166
At a Glance

Products & Services: Auto painting and collision repair

Number of Locations: 463

Total Investment: $338.9K - $450.9K

Founded: 1972

Began Franchising: 1972

About Maaco Franchising Inc.

Anthony A. Martino, who had previously co-founded AAMCO Transmissions, started Maaco in 1972, once again using his initials to name the company. In 2008, Maaco was bought by Driven Brands, which also manages Meineke, Econo Lube N' Tune, AutoQual and Aero Colours. Franchisees offer auto painting and collision repair services.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 440 23 0 0
2013 416 30 0 0
2012 427 30 0 2
2011 425 32 0 6
2010 438 31 0 6
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $338,863 - $450,863
Franchise Fee: $35,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 8%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 15 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 25% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $300,000
Liquid Cash Available: $90,000
Operations
Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 7 - 8. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
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: 4 weeks. At franchisee's location: 4 weeks. Continual support
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #166 (2014), #152 (2013), #174 (2012), #84 (2011), #95 (2010),
America's Top Global: #138 (2013), #138 (2012), #71 (2011), #77 (2010),

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