Ziebart vs ColorAll Technologies Franchise Comparison

Below is an in-depth analysis and side-by-side comparison of Ziebart vs ColorAll Technologies including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options.

Start-Up Costs and Fees

Ziebart Franchise
ColorAll Technologies Franchise
Investment $297,800 - $469,100$35,000 - $147,200
Franchise Fee $30,000$17,000 - $75,000
Royalty Fee 5%-8%10%
Advertising Fee 5%0
Year Founded 19541990
Year Franchised 19631998
Term Of Agreement 10 years5-10Years
Term Of Agreement 10 years5-10Years
Renewal Fee $3.9K$2,000-$5,000

Business Experience Requirements

Ziebart Franchise
ColorAll Technologies Franchise
  • General business experience
  • -

    Financing Options

    Ziebart Franchise
    ColorAll Technologies Franchise
      In-House/3rd PartyIn-House/3rd Party
    Franchise Fees No/No-/-
    Start-up Costs No/Yes-/-
    Equipment Yes/Yes-/-
    Inventory No/Yes-/-
    Receivables Yes/No-/-
    Payroll No/No-/-

    Training & Support

    Ziebart Franchise
    ColorAll Technologies Franchise
    Training On-The-Job Training: 228 hours Classroom Training: 104 hours Three Weeks of training and pre-launch support
    Support Newsletter Meetings/Conventions Grand Opening Online Support Field Operations Site Selection Proprietary Software Franchisee Intranet Platform-
    Marketing Co-op Advertising Ad Templates National Media Regional Advertising Social media SEO Website development Email marketing-
    Operations 10% of all franchisees own more than one unit

    Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 4

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


    Expansion Plans

    Ziebart Franchise
    ColorAll Technologies Franchise
    US Expansion YesYes
    Canada Expansion No-
    International Expansion Yes-

    Company Overviews

    About Ziebart

    Ziebart International was founded in 1954 by Kurt Ziebart. A German mechanic, Ziebart developed a process to stop corrosion and opened the first Ziebart store in Detroit. The private company began franchising in 1963 and has more than 600 locations in 55 countries. In 1989, Ziebart acquired Tidy Car, a franchise company offering similar services, and sold franchises under the name of Ziebart Tidy Car until 1999, when the name changed to Ziebart.
    The company has co-branding relationships with Speedy Auto Glass and Rhino Linings USA.

    Veteran Incentives  Franchise fee waived

    "Top     "World  ""    "Entrepreneur

    #43 in Canada's Top franchises.

    #35 on Franchise Rankings.com
    #149 in Franchise 500 for 2020.
    #323 in Franchise 500 for 2021.

    About ColorAll Technologies

    Fulfilling a specialized niche for reconditioning services, ColorAll Technologies introduced on-site repair services for fleet, heavy equipment, and agricultural industries almost forty years ago. With specialized technicians continually striving to meet the repair requirements of their customers through a same-day service program, we make it possible for company vehicles to be returned to service quickly.

    Today, ColorAll Technologies serves a wide range of fleet companies, rental car companies, government and municipal fleets, auction sites, used and new car dealerships and other markets with a single-source vendor approach, solving a wide range of color reconditioning needs conveniently at the customer’s location. Our management programs include weekly assessments and customized usage reporting, centralized billing and invoicing for our valued accounts.

    Our repair services utilize products in accordance with our Green Earth Certified Franchise system, ensuring a safe work place at all times.