January 17, 2012 // Franchising.com // Troy, MI - Ziebart International Corp., known as the worldwide leader in automotive appearance and protection services, ranked No. 122 out of 200 in Entrepreneur magazine’s America’s Top Global Franchises for the first time and ranked No.153 in the Franchise 500® for 2012.
Ziebart offers superior products and services to enhance the appearance of vehicles and offers a diverse business model in growing industries. Specializing in professional automotive detailing, window tinting, paint, fabric and rust protection, sprayed-on bed liners, glass repair, scratch repair and accessories, Ziebart is recognized as the No. 1 franchise in the automotive appearance services category by Entrepreneur magazine.
Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® is the world’s most comprehensive franchise ranking calculated by objective and quantifiable measures of success. The criteria for rankings are based upon the number of years a company has been in business, financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the franchise system.
“Ziebart has been in business for 53 years now,” states President and CEO, Thomas E. Wolfe. “We have a business model that works and are now established in over 30 countries. We have an incredible franchise support system that provides training and resources to our franchisees, and we now look forward to additional growth and expansion of our franchise network this year.”
Since 1964, Ziebart International Corp. has been a dedicated member of the International Franchise Association, or IFA, which is the world’s leading organization for franchisors around the world. Ziebart offers incentives through the IFA’s VetFran program (Veterans Transition Franchise Initiative). Ziebart International Corp. has previously been included on the Military Friendly Franchises Top 200 list. For the past 15 years, Entrepreneur magazine has named Ziebart International Corporation one of its Top 500 Franchisors. Success magazine ranked Ziebart among its Franchise Gold 100 for four years. The company has also been listed on Income Opportunities’ Platinum 200 list and Franchise Times magazine's inaugural Top 200 list.
Ziebart International Corp. is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, representing a global franchise network of vehicle appearance and protection services for over 50 years. The company was founded on rustproofing in 1959 and operates 400 locations in 30 countries. Ziebart is the world’s leading name in automotive services that renew, protect, preserve and enhance the appearance of cars and trucks. For products, services and location information, visit ziebart.com. For franchise development information, visit ziebartinternational.com or call toll free 1-800-877-1312.
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