(CHARLOTTE, NC - January 5, 2016) - Solidifying its place as North America’s Bodyshop, Maaco Franchising Inc., a part of the Driven Brands, Inc. family of automotive aftermarket franchise companies, has been named #1 automotive appearance services franchise in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 37th Annual Franchise 500 Rankings.
“It’s an honor to consistently be acknowledged and rewarded as a top automotive franchise. The entire Maaco system takes pride in this acknowledgement,” said Jason Ryan, president of Maaco. “We’ve committed ourselves to being easy, affordable and reliable for our customers; this nomination is proof that our efforts and results have been recognized.”
Maaco also increased 67 spots in the overall Franchise 500 Rankings, moving from #173 in 2014 to #106 in 2015. According to Entrepreneur Magazine, all companies are judged by the same objective, quantifiable measures of a franchise operation, including: financial strength and stability, growth rate, size and longevity of the system.
“’Uh-Oh, Better Get Maaco’ is the iconic slogan Maaco has used for years to communicate our services with customers, but it’s proven to be a great selling point for potential franchisees, too,” said Rob Cambruzzi, vice president of franchise sales and development for Maaco Franchising Inc. “Now is the time to take advantage of the opportunity to own your part of the nation’s leading provider of automotive paint and collision repair services.”
Maaco offers new franchisees unparalleled earning potential, comprehensive training programs, continuing operating and marketing support, unmatched buying power and direct connections to some of the world’s largest fleet clients. With more than 40 years in business, Maaco is the leader in the $43 billion automotive paint and collision industry, dominating the market with more than 45 percent market share in the automotive cosmetic paint industry.