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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Ranked #332 last year
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Initial investment
$420K - $731K
Units as of 2019
369 -7.1% over 3 years

Company Overview

Founded in 1949 by Henry Martin, Martinizing Dry Cleaning offers quick, on-premises dry cleaning services. The company has opened franchises across the United States and worldwide.

About Martinizing

Industry
Services (Other)
Related Categories
Dry Cleaning & Laundry Services
Founded
1949
Parent Company
Martinizing Int'l. LLC
Leadership
Wayne Wudyka, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1949 (72 years)
# of employees at HQ
50
# of Units
369 (as of 2019)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
2060 Coolidge Hwy.
Berkley, MI 48072

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Martinizing franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$69,500
Initial Investment
$419,650 - $730,525
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000
Cash Requirement
$150,000
Veteran Incentives
$5,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
96 hours
Classroom Training
33 hours
Additional Training
At existing franchised plant
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
2-4
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021