Ziebart: Automotive Appearance & Protection


Quick Summary

Ziebart International Franchise is the world's leading name in automotive services that renew, protect, and preserve cars and trucks. We are looking for passionate automotive enthusiasts who have a strong desire to start their own business. Find out more about this great franchise now!


Quick Facts

Minimum Cash Required$150,000
Total Investment$297,800 – $469,100
Franchise Fee$36,000
Financing Assistance3rd Party
Year Founded1959
# of Existing Units400
Training & SupportYes
Home Office LocationTroy, MI
Military/Veteran PromotionYes
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Available In These States:

We are currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AL
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  • CO
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  • ME
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  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VT
  • VA
  • WA
  • WV
  • WI
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Not Available In These States:

We are NOT currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • CA
  • IN
  • MN
  • NY
  • OH
Overview
Military & Veteran
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Overview

Ziebart: Automotive Appearance & Protection

A Proven Business Model for Over 60 Years
Ziebart International Corporation is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, representing a global franchise network of vehicle appearance and protection services for over 60 years. The company was founded on rust protection in 1959 and currently operates 400 locations in 34 countries with 1200 service centers worldwide. Ziebart is the world's leading name in automotive services that protect, preserve and enhance the appearance of cars and trucks.

Ziebart offers superior proprietary products and services and a diverse business model. Specializing in professional automotive detailing, window tinting, paint protection films, fabric and rust protection, sprayed-on bed liners, glass repair, scratch repair and accessories.

Ziebart is Ranked

  • #21 in Entrepreneur’s Top Franchise for Veterans
  • #80 in Entrepreneur’s Top Global Franchises
  • #34 in Franchise Direct’s Top Global Franchises
  • #21 in Franchise Gator's Top 100 Franchises
  • #115 in Entrepreneur’s Top Brands
  • #323 in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500
  • #1 in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 Automotive Appearance Services Category
  • #267 in Franchise Times Top 200+
  • Top 200 Best Franchises of 2021- Franchise Business Review

What Makes Ziebart Stand Out?

  • Onsite Employee Sales & Technical Training
  • Store Set-up Assistance
  • Local Store Sales & Marketing Programs
  • Onsite Account Acquisition & Development
  • Financing Available for Qualified Candidates
  • Ziebart WAIVES the franchise fee for U.S. Military Veterans

Getting Started
If you are interested in learning how you can join the Ziebart team, get in touch with us today and one of our knowledgeable franchise consultants will contact you.

Military & Veteran Promotions
Military Friendly Program for Veterans: As a 5 Star VetFran® participant, Ziebart Corporation will waive the $36,000 franchise fee for qualified applicants.

Military & Veteran Promotions

Military Friendly Program for Veterans: As a VetFran® participant, Ziebart International Corporation will waive the $30,000 franchise fee for qualified applicants.

Ziebart: Automotive Appearance & Protection Video(s)


Video Selections

  • Richard Lester - Ziebart of Utica, NY.

  • Franchising with Ziebart!

  • Ziebart - Franchise Testimonial - Spokane, WA - Brian O'Shaughnessey

  • Ziebart - Franchise Testimonial - Morgantown, WV - Nick and Mark Lambie

  • Ziebart - Franchise Testimonial - Lansing, MI - Bob Golub

  • Ziebart - Franchise Testimonial - Warsaw, IN - Tim Shinkle

Press Releases & Awards

1/14/2021 - Q and A with Thomas E Wolfe President and CEO of Ziebart
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12/18/2020 - Local Air Force Veteran Applies Skills to Business
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5/7/2020 - Ziebart of Morgantown, West Virginia Celebrates with a Successful Weekend-Long Grand Opening
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5/7/2020 - Ziebart Awards 25 Year Service Award to Elkhart, IN Franchisee
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5/7/2020 - Ziebart Awards 25 Year Service Award to Elkhart, IN Franchisee
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5/2/2018 - Ziebart Welcomes Two New Franchisees in Pennsylvania and Texas
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12/20/2017 - Ziebart® Certified As A World-Class Franchise® By The Franchise Research Institute® 
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12/8/2017 - Ziebart Opens In Poznan, Poland
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12/8/2017 - Record Growth Year Continues with Two More Ziebart Locations in the Midwest
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11/3/2017 - Ziebart Congratulates Brian Jackman on Promotion to Corporate Controller
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9/29/2017 - Ziebart Raises over $12,000 at Golfing Fore a Cure Outing Benefiting Journey4ACure
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9/19/2017 - Celebrating 46 years with Ziebart, Multi-Unit Owner Opens Fifth Location in New York
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8/10/2017 - Owning A Ziebart Store – A Happy Accident
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4/10/2017 - ZIEBART CANADIAN MASTER LICENSEE SIGNS NEW 10 YEAR AGREEMENT
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3/30/2017 - Ziebart Continues To Experience Growth in the Great Lakes State
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3/21/2017 - Amanda House of Ziebart International Corporation Earns Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) Designation
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3/2/2017 - ZIEBART INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION NAMES DANIEL C. BAKER, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
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3/2/2017 - ZIEBART INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION NAMES TWO NEW DIRECTORS  
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1/13/2017 - ZIEBART RANKED #1 IN THE ENTREPRENEUR FRANCHISE 500® AUTOMOTIVE APPEARANCE SERVICE CATEGORY
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12/20/2016 - AN INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN AUTOMOTIVE RETAILER IS MAKING GROWTH LOOK EASY
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11/3/2016 - New Technology To Streamline Operations For 57 Year Old Franchise
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11/3/2016 - Winter Is Coming, How Will You Protect Your Second Biggest Investment, Your Vehicle?
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10/5/2016 - Back-To-School, Back-To-Germs And Back-To-Bacteria In Your Vehicle – 700 Different Kinds To Be Exact
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9/19/2016 - Ziebart Opens In Thailand
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9/13/2016 - Ziebart International Corporation Increases Efforts During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month To Support National Charity Partner, Journey4ACure
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