Matco Tools Franchise

Distributor of professional hand tools and equipment

Matco Tools is a manufacturer and distributor of quality professional automotive equipment, tools and toolboxes. Our product line now numbers more than 19,000 items. We also guarantee and service the equipment we sell.

Matco Tools is a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation, a Fortune 500 company and key player in several industries, including tools, environmental and industrial process and control markets.

Matco began operation in 1946 and, since 1979, we have sold our products directly to professional mechanics, enthusiasts, and those who value quality tools through a network of independent franchised mobile distributors. Our franchisees are easily recognized in their white trucks bearing the familiar Matco logo. Today, Matco distributors operate in all 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Matco
Distributorship ranges from $78,082 to $274,327. This includes the
following payments to Matco or its affiliates: the initial franchise fee
of $7,000; approximately $50,000 to $88,000 for the minimum inventory;
$899 for the initial software license fee and $195 license fees for the
credit card and signature pad processing software; $450 for the software
support and maintenance fee; $195 for the webpage set-up fee; $99 for a
document processing fee; and approximately $22,000 for the Time Payment
Reserve Account (if you do not participate in a Matco financing
Veteran Incentives  10% off initial inventory
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How much does it cost to open a Matco Tools Franchise?

The investment required to open a Matco Tools Franchise is between $78,082-$274,327. There is an initial franchise fee of $7,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Matco Tools name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years

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When did the first Matco Tools open? 1979
When did Matco Tools start Franchising? 1993

United States: Nationwide

Canada: Nationwide

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee Yes No
Startup Costs Yes Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory Yes Yes
Accounts Receivable Yes Yes
Payroll No No

Third Party Financing Source(s): SBA member banks

Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations

National media, Regional advertising

Franchise can be run from home.

1%% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Matco Tools Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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    Matco Tools
    4403 Allen Rd.
    Stow, OH


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