Matco Tools
#37 Franchise 500| Mechanics' tools and equipment
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About
Founded

1979

Franchising Since

1993 (26 Years)

Corporate Address

4403 Allen Rd.
Stow, OH 44224

CEO

Timothy Gilmore

Parent Company

Fortive Corp.

Ticker Symbol

FTV

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$91,785 - $269,665

Net-worth Requirement

$25,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$25,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$7,000 - $7,000

Financing Options

Matco Tools offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Matco Tools has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
equipment

Veteran Incentives

10% off initial inventory

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

80 hours

Classroom Training:

74 hours

Additional Training:

District meetings

Matco Tools is ranked #37 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Since 1979, Matco Tools, a subsidiary of Fortive Corp., has been manufacturing, distributing and servicing automotive equipment, tools and toolboxes. Today the company's line of products includes over 13,000 different items. Franchisees, who bring these products to their customers in trucks, number nearly 1,500, with locations in all 50 states, as well as Puerto Rico and Canada.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $91,785 High - $269,665
Units
+2.0%+36 UNITS (1 Year) +8.6%+142 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Disclaimer

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Updated: August 7th, 2018