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Dr. Vinyl & Associates Ltd.
Auto vinyl, leather, fabric and plastic repair

About
Founded

1972

Franchising Since

1981 (37 Years)

Corporate Address

1350 S.E. Hamblen Rd.
Lee's Summit, MO 64081

CEO

Richard Reinders

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$41,320 - $71,500

Net-worth Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$24,500 - $24,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Online Support

Field Operations

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

On-The-Job Training:

1 week

Classroom Training:

2 weeks

Additional Training:

Online training

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Bio
Former aerospace employee W. David Isley founded Dr. Vinyl in 1972 in Kansas City, Missouri. He and his wife, Marcia, worked with local restaurants, repairing torn, burnt, chipped and peeling vinyl booths and chairs, but soon discovered there were many similar repairs to be done at car dealerships. The couple did repairs for clients in the Kansas City area until 1981, when they began franchising.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $41,320 High - $71,500
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: May 27th, 2015