Units as of 2020
369 (3 years)
7.1%
2020 Franchise 500 Rank
#332 Ranked #354 last year
22
Initial investment
$420K - $731K

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.

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About Martinizing

Industry
Services (Other)
Founded
1949
Parent Company
Martinizing Int'l. LLC
Leadership
Wayne Wudyka, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1949 (72 years)
# of employees at HQ
50
Where seeking
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
# of Units
369

Franchisor Information

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

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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
# of employees required to run
2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #332

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