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One Size Does Not Fit All: Get a Smaller Tool Truck Franchise

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

Smaller Scale. More Flexibility.

Do you still want the flexibility of owning your own business and being your own boss without the commitment of a heavy schedule?  The solution is Matco 225.

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Topics: Distributor, Flexibility, Franchise, Home Based Franchise, Matco 225, Mobile, Mobile Franchise, Mobile Tool Franchise, Own a franchise, Sales, Small Territory, Tool Franchise, Tools, Truck, work from home, automotive franchise, work from home franchise

The Toughest Tool Boxes Just Got More Powerful

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

If you want power, you want Matco.

As the traditional automotive shop evolves, so does storage and tool boxes that technicians use on a daily basis. That’s why Matco’s Power Toolboxes are different from the rest.

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Topics: Automotive, Automotive Tools, Customization, Power, Power Toolboxes, Tool Talk, Toolbox, Toolboxes, tool storage, tool box

The Truth About Matco's Impact Wrench in 3 Minutes

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

The most powerful ½ inch impact wrench on the market. Period.

Matco Tools Composite Impact Wrench offers technicians the most powerful 1/2 inch impact wrench on the market with a best-in-class breakaway torque of 1,600 ft. lbs. 

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Topics: Air Tools, Durability, Impact Wrench, Lightweight, Tool Talk, composite impact wrench, power tools, MT2779, 1600 ft. lb., breakaway torque, best impact wrench

Top 10 Reasons to Own a Matco Tools Franchise

Posted by Gina Zimmerman

There is a reason why people choose to own a Matco Tools franchise over other franchise opportunities.

Actually, there’s more than one reason, and far too many to list here. So we’ve done our homework and put together the top 10 reasons why people want to join the Matco Tools family.

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Topics: Automotive Tool Franchise, Automotive tools franchise, Buy a franchise, Franchise, Home-based Business, Home Based Franchise, Mobile Franchise, Mobile Tool Franchise, Own a franchise, Owning Your Own Business, Tool Franchise, automotive franchise, work from home franchise

Tool Highlight Featuring The JSC450 / JSC480 Toolboxes

Posted by Gina Zimmerman

Matco Tools is always working to offer their customers the highest quality tools and equipment products. We know that our customers rely on these products to do their jobs day-in and day-out. One of the categories that Matco is most proud of is our toolbox offering. We’re very excited to highlight two toolboxes: the JSC450 and JSC480.

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Topics: Matco toolbox, Matco Tools, Tool design, Tool Talk, Toolbox, tool storage, tool box, tool cart

How Different Backgrounds Greatly Contribute to Franchise Success

Posted by Gina Zimmerman

NO AUTOMOTIVE BACKGROUND? NO PROBLEM.

Matco Tools offers so many people the opportunity to start a new adventure. The path on that adventure to become your own boss can often lead you to unexpected places. Learn more about some of the types of career paths that have led to Matco franchise ownership, and how they are as varied as the people who are behind the wheel of a mobile tool truck.

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Topics: Automotive Tool Franchise, Career Paths To Own A Franchise, Franchise, Home-Based Business Career Path, Mobile Franchise, Mobile Tool Franchise, Own a franchise, Tool Franchise, Tools, work from home, automotive franchise, work from home franchise

5 Ways You Can Help Your Spouse As They Start Their Own Franchise Business

Posted by Gina Zimmerman

Sometimes people find themselves in need of a change. Maybe the current job isn’t working out the way that you originally hoped. The hours you work are not ideal, and the day drags by because you’re doing something you no longer love.

The only thing that is harder than experiencing this feeling is watching your spouse go through it and not be able to help. Or can you?

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Topics: 5 Ways To Help Your Spouse Buy A Franchise, Buy a franchise, Franchise, Help your spouse, Matco Tools, Own a franchise

Air Saw Technology: Expectations vs. Reality

Posted by Gina Zimmerman

Matco Tools’ product lineup now includes the MT2219 Gear Driven Air Saw, offering technicians the most powerful air saw on the market. The technologically-advanced MT2219 functions like a standard air saw, but has one key difference—a geared mechanism that produces additional torque, providing 87% more power than competitor saws while improving speed and efficiency.

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Topics: Air Saw, Air Tools, Efficiency, Gear-Driven, MT2219, New Product, Power, Speed, Tech, Tool Talk, Tools, power tools

Tips for Managing your Tool Franchise—and Yourself—Successfully

Posted by Gina Zimmerman

From the desk of Tim Gilmore, Matco Tools President
We’ve all had bosses: excellent bosses, horrible bosses, bosses who become our greatest asset and bosses who seem like our greatest liability. One of the most attractive benefits of becoming a franchise owner is getting to be your own boss.
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Topics: Benefits of Matco, Drive with Matco, Franchise, Mobile Tool Franchise, Own a franchise, Owning Your Own Business, Tim Gilmore, Tool Franchise, automotive franchise

Top 10 Reasons to Love the Maximus Scan Tool

Posted by Gina Zimmerman

Matco Tools Maximus provides the automotive industry with a unique solutions-based diagnostics and information tablet. The Maximus diagnostic tablet offers technicians the fastest, most complete scan tool to handle everything from on board computer diagnostics to repair, all without leaving the vehicle.

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Topics: Diagnostics, Maximus, MDMAX, Scan Tool, Tablet, Tool Talk, bi-directional scan tool, scanner, OBDII

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