Meineke Revs Up Ontario with New Center Opening
New Location Continues Strong North American Expansion Trend for Total Car Care Brand
July 31, 2018 // Franchising.com // Ontario, Canada - The chequered flag is waiving as Meineke’s three openings in Ontario signal a victorious moment for local drivers.
Owned and operated locally, the service bay doors are now open for business to area customers. Oscar Edlgey, a local resident, welcomes the community and commuters to experience firsthand Meineke’s pledge: “Taking Care of Your Car Shouldn’t Take Over Your Life.”
The new car care centers in Ontario are situated at 2656 St. Joseph Blvd in Orleans; at 36 Edgewater St. in Kanata; and at 1992 Robertson Road in Nepean. With each new location benefiting from the brand’s customer loyalty and reputation as America’s trusted total car care partner, the shops offer a comprehensive line of car care services, from routine oil changes to extensive car repair. They are open Monday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
“Trust is everything and no other car care brand has earned that with drivers more than Meineke. I am very proud to open these locations in Ontario,” said Edlgey. “There is already so much excitement for the new centers in Orleans, Kanata and Nepean that I can clearly see the need exists for a center with Meineke’s reputation. Plus, we’ve created rewarding job opportunities for car technicians.”
“Oscar and his team are sure to steer local drivers in the right direction when it comes to car care,” said Ed Pearson, vice president of franchise sales and development for Meineke Car Care Center, Inc. “We are confident that Oscar’s seasoned business skills will shine and make Meineke of Orleans, Kanata and Nepean the ultimate car repair centers. He represents the ideal franchisee - a savvy entrepreneur that is ready to use business expertise and the benefits of our franchise support system to push these locations to be the best in town.”
Today, there are more than 900 locations currently open nationwide. The opening in Ontario reflects the momentum behind Meineke in 2018. Meineke’s robust customer rewards program, Meineke Rewards, provides convenient, mobile device access to redeem points earned through services and maintenance bonuses. Points are used for free service visits and the mobile app can be used to book appointments online, track points and store maintenance information.
Meineke is just one of the automotive industry mainstay brand names included under the Driven Brands umbrella. Driven Brands encompasses names well recognized for the services they have been providing businesses and consumers alike over a combined 130 years. In 2006, Driven Brands created the largest family of automotive aftermarket service companies in the country under every major automotive vertical, including repair and maintenance, paint and collision, distribution and quick lube. With over 2,000 centers in North America positioned strongly for continued growth, Driven Brands is the number one choice when considering a franchise is the automotive industry.
For more information on Meineke in Orleans, visit: https://www.meineke.ca/locations/on/orleans-5094/. For more information on Meineke in Kanata, visit: https://www.meineke.ca/locations/on/kanata-5093/. For more information on Meineke in Nepean visit: https://www.meineke.ca/locations/on/nepean-5092/.
Meineke Car Care Centers, Inc. is a division of Driven Brands, Inc., the leading automotive aftermarket franchisor in the world. Founded in 1972, Meineke has more than 900 centers that service approximately 3 million cars a year. In recent years, Meineke has expanded its product offerings to better meet the demands of its customers and a changing marketplace, becoming the “total car care” brand. Meineke continues to be ranked as one of the best franchise opportunities in the country.
All Points Public Relations
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