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Franchise: Ziebart

Initial Investment
LOW:$227,000
HIGH: $450,000
Change in Units
+0.3% +0 UNITS (1 Year)
-1.1% -4 UNITS (3 Years)

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Training Onsite: 228 hours

Training at headquarters: 104 hours

Number of employees required to run: 4

About Ziebart

Ziebart was founded in 1959 by Kurt Ziebart, a German auto mechanic. Ziebart developed a process to stop corrosion and opened the first Ziebart store in Detroit, Michigan. The private company began franchising in 1963 and now has locations in 32 countries. Today, product offerings include automotive detailing, window tinting, paint protection film, fabric and rust protection, spray-on bed liner, glass repair, scratch repair and vehicle accessories.

Founded

1959

Franchising Since

1963 (54 Years)

Corporate Address

1290 E. Maple Rd. Troy, MI 48083

CEO

Thomas Wolfe

Parent Company

Ziebart International Corp.

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$227,000 - $450,000

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%/8%

Financing Options

Ziebart offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment, accounts receivable

Ziebart has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives


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Updated: September 8th, 2017

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