Ziebart International Corporation

The Ziebart International Cooptation franchise is a top automotive aftermarket franchise that has hundreds of locations around the world. It was founded in 1959 and began franchising in 1962. Since then, it has grown to over 380 locations around the world. It's headquarters is in Troy, Michigan. What sets the Ziebart International Corporation franchise from the competition is the great training and support that franchise owners get. In terms of support and training, the franchise owner can expect sales assistance, operational support, marketing support, and more. If you are interested in opening an automotive aftermarket franchise, they will also provide you with financing options to help you open the business of your dreams. The brand also incentivizes veterans to invest in the brand by waiving the franchise fee.  

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Ziebart International Corporation


Ziebart International Corporation Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


The automotive industry is booming because there will always be a need for car repairs and maintenance. If you want to get your piece of this booming industry, then consider the Ziebart International Corporation. The brand was founded in 1959 and began franchising in 1962. Since then, it has grown to hundreds of locations across the globe. This is an attractive franchise opportunity because the team will be there for you the entire time. As a franchisee, you can expect a two-week initial training program that will teach you everything that you need to know about running the franchise successfully. The franchise will provide you with marketing support, product and technical support, operational support, and sales support. You will also have a commercial broker who will assist you in selecting a site with research related to area demographics, traffic count, a population, and more. The support and training will be ongoing and last for the duration of your time with the franchise. 
The brand also works directly with lenders like FranFund to provide you with the financing that you need to begin the business of your dreams. The brand also knows the importance of veterans being in the franchise industry. Veterans are incentivized to invest in the franchise because the franchise fee is waived for all service members. The brand is also a member of the International Franchise Association's VetFran Program, which helps veterans find opportunities in the franchising industry. This award-winning franchise has been featured in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 and Best of the Best- Automotive franchise.

Company Details

Headquarters: Troy, Michigan  
International: Yes
Canada: Yes
First Franchise: 1962
Founded: 1959
Total # of units: 380+
B2B: No 


Support and Training Offered By Ziebart International Corporation

Franchise owners can expect marketing support, product and technical support,  operational support, and sales support. The brand also works directly with lenders like FranFund to provide you with the financing that you need to begin the business of your dreams. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Ziebart International Corporation Franchise.

What does a Ziebart International Corporation Franchise Cost?

Ziebart International Corporation franchise fees for 2024:

Veterans incentive: Yes; waived initial franchise fee
Cash Requirement: $150,000
Net Worth Requirement: $350,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $36,000
Initial Investment: $297,800 - $469,100
Third-Party financing options: Yes
In-House financing options: Yes 

Is Ziebart International Corporation a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Ziebart International Corporation is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Ziebart International Corporation a Home Based franchise?

No. Ziebart International Corporation is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Ziebart International Corporation Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Ziebart International Corporation franchisees make. Ziebart International Corporation offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Ziebart International Corporation Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Ziebart International Corporation franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Ziebart International Corporation Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Ziebart International Corporation franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Ziebart International Corporation Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Ziebart International Corporation franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Ziebart International Corporation's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Automotive, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Ziebart International Corporation Franchises for Sale

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