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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#292 Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$580K - $925K
Units as of 2020
43

Company Overview

Since 1969, SealMaster locations have been providing contractors with the supplies and equipment necessary to repair pavement. Franchises in the Sandusky, Ohio-based chain manufacture and sell pavement sealers on site. SealMaster also sells concrete products, sport surfacing, traffic paints, tanks, trailers, machines, pumps and other tools. SealMaster locations hold training seminars for contractors and others who are interested in learning more about pavement maintenance.

About SealMaster

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
1969
Parent Company
InFrasys
Leadership
David Thorson , President/CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1991 (30 years)
# of employees at HQ
335
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
43 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
P.O. Box 2277
Sandusky, OH 44871-2277

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a SealMaster 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
$35,000
Initial Investment
$579,800 - $924,500
Net Worth Requirement
$800,000
Cash Requirement
$200,000
Veteran Incentives
$10,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
1.5%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
SealMaster has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: inventory

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
40 hours
Classroom Training
80 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
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

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
10
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021