Novus Glass
#120 Franchise 500| Auto glass repair and replacement
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About
Founded

1972

Franchising Since

1985 (34 Years)

Corporate Address

650 Pelham Blvd., #100
St. Paul, MN 55114

CEO

Steve Leal

Parent Company

Fix Auto World

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$46,200 - $249,899

Net-worth Requirement

$50,000 - $120,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000 - $1,200,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$7,500 - $7,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Novus Glass offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Novus Glass has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

$1,000 off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Online Support

Field Operations

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

Social media

SEO

Website development

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

80 hours

Classroom Training:

40 hours

Additional Training:

In field

Number of Employees Required to Run:

1

Novus Glass is ranked #120 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
After having to replace three windshields due to small breaks, inventor Dr. Frank Werner teamed up with chemical engineer Bill Wiele to find a way to repair windshields rather than replacing them. In 1972, Werner partnered with Gerald Keinath, patented his windshield repair system, and designed a business plan to bring it to market. The business, originally called Keinath Inc., was soon renamed Novus (Latin for "new"), and began franchising in 1985.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $46,200 High - $249,899
Units
+1.2%+24 UNITS (1 Year) +4.2%+81 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Central America, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Mexico, Philippines, South America, Western Europe
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: September 19th, 2018