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Enjoy a Work Life Balance with a Tool Franchise - More Flexible Schedule

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

READY TO MAKE A CHANGE? 

Matco Tools Offering Bostonian's an Opportunity to Own their Own Franchise.

Boston, Massachusetts is a vibrant city that offers residents a long list of activities. Countless neighborhoods are home to more than 600,000 residents. In such a busy city, people are always in the car driving to and from work, home and of course, Red Sox baseball games. But when your car breaks down, life is put on hold; you’re carpooling with friends and family to get places you need to go.

Becoming a Matco Tools distributor allows you to get Boston’s residents back out on the road fast by supplying technicians with the newest, most innovative automotive tools on the market. Not to mention you get to run your own business and call the shots on a daily basis.

See how many available tool truck franchises are for sale in Massachusetts.

There’s no overhead or boss – you get to become the best boss you've ever had! 

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Not many people working a 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. job can say that Fenway Park and the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum are landmarks they pass everyday going to and from work. As the capital of Massachusetts and the central hub of the state, there will always be technicians needing the best tools from Matco in order to get Bostonian's’ cars up and running and back out on the road.

New Matco routes in Boston offer franchise owners an exclusive geographic territory that has at least 325 potential customers. With Matco, you lease a new or used truck, buy an initial inventory and start visiting the 325 potential customers that have already been informed about your arrival.  There’s no need to worry about finding your own customers, because all you have to do is simply show up to the shops on the route we have created for you.

When you become a Matco Tools distributor, training starts before you even step foot in a Matco store and continues through your entire career. We know that time is money, so we created training tools that are aimed to help you achieve your goals and make the most of your time. Our training program focuses on your long-term success, training you on virtually all areas of owning your own business, from product asses to financial discussions

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The best part of becoming a Matco Tools Distributor is that you can provide your family with the life you’ve always wanted.

Want to take a family vacation? Take it. With maximum flexibility and financial growth, you can accomplish thing

If you’re still not sure if this is the right fit for you and your family and are feeling uneasy about selling and running your own store, that’s natural. Matco will provide you with a ton of support so you can feel comfortable and confident on your route. We even handle the marketing for you!s that were always out of reach to make for a better life.

Note that Matco can provide up to 100% of your franchise financing in-house if you qualify. We will work with you from the very start to plan and achieve your goals. Hit one out of the park and take the fast track to becoming a Matco Tools Distributor.

Get a FREE "See How a Matco Franchise Worksreport to find out if Matco is right for you with no obligation to commit. It’s time to make a change and become the best boss you’ve ever had!

 



Topics: Automotive, Automotive Tool Franchise, Customers, Distributor, Franchise, Matco, Matco Distributor, Matco Tools, Mechanic, Own a franchise, Route, Tool Franchise, Mobile Tool Franchise, Mobile Franchise, Buy a franchise, Automotive tools franchise

Expect More from Your Screwdrivers with Matco’s Top Torque II Screwdriver

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

More Torque. More Benefits. Longer Life.

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We know that being a technician can be messy and leaving the shop at the end of the day means dirty hands covered in oil and grease. Washing your hands between every job isn’t a possibility, so you need tools that are strong, durable and won’t slip out of your hands. Matco’s Top Torque II screwdrivers give you the grip you need when you need it most.

They’re strong. Matco’s Top Torque II screwdrivers are made with the best steel available. Produced from German specialty high alloy Chrome vanadium steel, our screwdrivers give the user a lightweight tool that is strong, long-lasting and ready to take on the toughest jobs.

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It's what's inside that matters. All of our Top Torque II screwdrivers feature a forged-in, butterfly shaped blade deep inside the 3-layer, molded-on handle. This molded-in blade cannot be pulled out, pounded through or twisted in the handle. Although you cannot see this feature, rest assured it’s there providing durability and strength at every turn.

Ultimate turning power. Each handle on our Top Torque II screwdrivers features patented flocking on the sides. This is the fuzzy 

Why Matco’s Top Torque II Screwdrivers?material that gives you a vice grip in slippery situations. Regardless of how much oil, grease or sweat is on your hands, our Top Torque II screwdrivers give you the grip to get the job done.

The handle shape is designed specifically for the task at hand. Our large screwdrivers have large triangular handles for a strong grip; the middle-sized handles are less triangular so you have the ability to turn them quickly; and our smallest handles are almost round for fast turning and precision work. When you need a tool that is highly-engineered, effective and ergonomically-designed for the job at hand, Matco’s Top Torque II screwdrivers are what you want to reach for in your toolbox.

For more information about Matco’s line of screwdrivers, please speak to your Matco Tools distributor or visit our website at https://www.matcotools.com/catalog/hand-tools/screwdrivers/.

 



Topics: Durable, grip, handles, Matco, Matco Tools, Mechanic, Power, screwdrivers, Shop Use, steel, Strength, strong, Technician, Tool Talk, Tools, Top Torque, Top Torque II, Torque, toughest

Matco Franchise Glossary

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

With a career change comes a new list of things to learn. We’re here to help with some of the most common terms you’ll come across upon starting as a new Matco Tools franchisee.

Starting a new business comes with its share of challenges and questions. We at Matco pride ourselves on providing our new franchisees with all the support they’ll need to succeed – that’s what makes us a family.

Whether you’re a new franchisee or you’re simply considering starting your own franchise with Matco, you’re bound to come across terms that you’re not entirely familiar with. That’s why we’ve come up with the following glossary that defines some of the most common terms you may not have heard of before.

This post can serve as a handy reference – take a look:

Franchisee: The franchisee is the owner of an individual franchise. That’s you.

Franchisor: That’s Matco, the corporate franchise seller. You’ll use our branding, our tools, and our advertising all to your advantage as the franchisee. By joining the Matco family, you’ll be able to take advantage of our proven business system, increasing your chances of finding success.

Assets: These consist of your equipment, supplies, products, and other physical items associated with your business. When you’re ready to retire years down the line, you’ll be able to sell these. Your ability to build equity in a business as you grow it is one of the most appealing aspects of being your own boss.

In-House Financing: This means you can finance your investment and costs directly through Matco, rather than going through a bank. Even if you’re not sure about the strength of your credit, we have many flexible options, so there may be something available for you. There’s no downside to seeing what may be available.

Pre-Approval: You can apply for pre-approval on a financing plan through Matco right online. By entering some basic information into our 100% secure system, you’ll be able to find out what type of plan you’re qualified to receive.

Franchise Agreement: When starting with Matco, you’ll sign a franchise agreement that outlines both your responsibilities as the new franchisee and ours as the franchisor. It’s a document you’ll want to read carefully and have your attorney or accountant review with you as it contains protections for you and your rights as a franchisee. Matco’s is a ten-year agreement, and after those ten years, you’ll need to renew the agreement.

AronDavis_TruckSunlight_resizeThe Mobile Franchise: Our franchisees are the proprietors of mobile franchises – this means that as a part of the Matco family, you’re not tied down to a brick-and-mortar operation. This has a number of benefits – first, you don’t have to own or lease expensive real-estate property. As well, instead of requiring your customers to come to you, you can go directly to your customers. Your exposure will increase, your hours will be flexible, and you’ll be able to run your new business the way you want.

The Route: As a new franchisee, we’ll do our best to start you out on the right foot. Your route will be made up of hundreds of potential new customers – generally, professional technicians who are required to purchase their own tools to perform their jobs. Those customers are surveyed by one of our Matco Local Managers, and these customers will be put on the list of calls in your Exclusive Territory. This means that you won’t be competing with other Matco Franchisees – the customers will be all yours.

No employees: Day-to-day, your business will depend and rely on the hard work of one person – you. That means you’re your own boss, and don’t have to worry about managing a staff. Of course, we’re there to support you in any way necessary.

Tools & Equipment: Or, your product offering to your new customers. Matco rolls out hundreds of new and exclusive products annually and offers more than 22,000 of the highest quality tools and products in the industry. We’re trusted by our customers because we help them work harder and smarter every day.

Training: Matco’s training services are unmatched. Whether you’re new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, we’ll take the time to make sure you know everything you need to know to be successful in your new business venture. You’ll receive training before you begin, and we always offer continuous training as your business matures. In addition, our existing franchisees are always happy to offer help to the new members of the Matco family.

National Advertising: Name recognition is never a problem for our franchisees. Matco’s national marketing and advertising promotes the brand with campaigns that span television, social media, Motorsports and industry publications. We don’t charge our franchisees advertising or royalty fees, freeing up your dollars to grow your business on the ground.

Business plan: As you’re first starting up, it’s important to develop a business plan. Writing a business plan enables you to prepare yourself for running the business. What are your expectations? How will you meet challenges as they arise? Since Matco writes many of our own loans, we know what needs to be in your business plan, so we’ll be able to offer plenty of help with this process.

Franchise Disclosure Document: Under federal law, you’ll receive a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) at least 14 days before signing a franchise agreement. Matco, as the franchisor, is required to provide you this uniform document, which will tell you all about the franchisor, their corporate history, their audited financial statements, their past and current legal issues, dispute resolution, renewal, termination and transfer information, the programs they offer, how many franchisees they have in their system, who the franchisees are and how they can be contacted, what franchisees have recently left the system, how franchisees are distributed throughout the country, the costs associated with purchasing a franchise, copies of any agreements you would be required to sign and even financial performance representations which you and your accountant or attorney can use to get an idea of the average sales volume of a franchisee.

Time Payment Account: This is one of the major ways you’ll collect money as a franchisee. A Time Payment (TP) Account is an account through which your customers will be able to purchase products on credit, and can then pay for them over several weeks or months. TP accounts are one of Matco’s best sales tools – your customers will enjoy that they can purchase a new tool without spending the money that day.

It might look like a lot to learn, but with Matco’s support every step of the way, we know you’ll catch on quick.

To take the next step with a FREE "See How a Matco Franchise Works" report. This form is simply an initial indicator in finding out if franchising is right for you and your family. It will in no way commit you to buying a franchise.

 



Topics: Automotive, Automotive Tools, Equipment, Financing, Franchise, Franchisee, Franchisor, Glossary, List of Calls, Mechanic, Mobile Franchise, Route, Technician, Tools, Tool Franchise, Own a franchise, FDD, Franchise Disclosure Document, Franchise terms, franchise glossary

5 Must-Have Air Tools for Every Mechanic

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

Having the Right Tools Makes the Job Easier.

In the shop, having the right tools for the job is a necessity. At the end of the day, the more jobs you complete means more money in your pocket.

Having the right air tools from Matco in your toolbox gets your customers’ vehicles running and back out on the road.

MT2138 - 3/8" COMPOSITE IMPACT WRENCH

COMPOSITE IMPACT WRENCH MT2138 | Matco Tools

With 370 ft. lbs. of breakaway torque, this Matco exclusive provides a cushioned grip and superior comfort. It features true variable speed performance for precise control during jobs as well as a handle exhaust that directs air away from the work area.

 

 

MT2416 - 3/16" ORBIT 6" PALM SANDER

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Perfect for extended use in the shop, Matco’s Palm Sander has an anti-dust shield system that protects the tool for a longer life. Only 3.5” in height, this sander will fit perfectly in your toolbox taking up very little space. Its tip valve variable speed design gives you full throttle control, and its 3/16” design is great for surface preparation from body filler to paint primer.

 

MT2219 - GEAR DRIVEN AIR SAW

GEAR DRIVEN AIR SAW MT2219 | Matco Tools

Matco’s Gear Driven Air Saw is unstoppable! It functions like a standard air saw, but has one major key difference – a geared mechanism that produces additional torque, providing 87% more power. The MT2219 features a patent-pending, gear-transmitted design that provides more than 200% more cutting capacity than standard air saws. This product will make your day-to-day job as easy as possible.

 

MT2858A - 3/8" HEAVY-DUTY AIR RATCHET

HEAVY-DUTY AIR RATCHET MT2858A | Matco Tools

One of the most powerful 3/8” ratchets on the market with 130 ft. lbs. of torque, Matco’s Heavy-Duty Ratchet helps you complete jobs fast. Its rapid response, variable speed trigger allows for one finger operation and unmatched control.  Bearings on both sides of the gearing increase durability, tool life and cut down on internal friction allowing the tool to run smoother.

 

MT2816 – LONG BARREL AIR HAMMER

LONG BARREL AIR HAMMER MT2816 | Matco Tools

Matco’s Long Barrel Air Hammer cranks out 20% more power over standard air hammers due to its cutting edge air flow design.  Its patented integrated chuck allows you to quickly change chisel blades while working so you can work on more jobs in a shorter period of time. We know that working with a tool for a long period of time can cause strain in your hand(s), which is why Matco’s Air Hammer has an ergonomic handle designed for maximum all day comfort.

It’s time to add efficiency and ease back in to your job with Matco’s Air Tools.

For more information on these items, please speak to your Matco Tools distributor or visit Matco’s tool catalog at https://www.matcotools.com/catalog/.

 



Topics: Air Hammer, Air Saw, Air Tools, Impact Wrench, Matco, Matco Tools, Mechanic, Must-Have, Palm Sander, Ratchet, Shop Tools, Technician, Tool Talk, Top 5

Get the Diagnostic Coverage you Need at an Affordable Price

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

Sharing a diagnostics tablet with other technicians flat out stinks. So why continue doing it day-after-day?

With Matco’s maxME scan tool, you can have your own scan tool for $1,000 with a pay-as-you-go software coverage, you don’t have to share a scan tool anymore.

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Not only does the price point make this device different from others on the market, but its patented pay-as-you-go software coverage lets you pay for the coverage that’s right for you. That’s right, you don’t have to continue paying outrageous prices for costly software bundled into your tablet. If you primarily work on Ford, then purchase the Ford subscription to gain access to all Ford models offered, like the Focus, Fusion, Mustang and any other models available. You can purchase as many car makes as you need and quickly add or remove coverage with a simple click right from your tablet screen. maxME offers coverage per make for $20 a month, per region for $60 a month and for $105 month you get access to all makes.

 

Why Don't You Have a Diagnostic Scan Tablet? 

The biggest issue technicians have with diagnostics tablets is the price point,” said Kimber Biniak, diagnostics product manager for Matco Tools. “It’s too expensive and they pay for software coverage they don’t use. If a technician can’t afford a tablet, that usually means he/she winds up sharing a scan tool with other techs in the shop making it difficult to get jobs done quickly. maxME’s price point is affordable for everyone and gives technicians the option of choosing software coverage they use most. maxME lets anyone get the job done faster and more accurately than ever before.”

There’s no need to wait around trying to get the job done because someone else is using the shop diagnostics tablet – with maxME, you can have your own. More jobs completed, means more money in your pocket. It’s time to get the job done faster with your own diagnostics tablet – maxME.

For more information about Matco's maxME diagnostic scan tool, please speak to your Matco Tools distributor or visit https://www.matcotools.com/catalog/diagnostics/.

 



Topics: Automotive, Car, Cars, Coverage, Diagnose, Diagnostics, Matco, Matco Tools, maxME, Mechanic, New Tools, Pay-as-you-go, Scan Tool, Software, Subscription, Tech, Tool Talk, Tools, scanner, bi-directional scan tool

Own a Top-Rated Tool Franchise in Oregon

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

Matco Tools has new routes available in Portland, Oregon

portlandPortland, also known as the “City of Roses,” is the largest city in the state of Oregon. Home to the International Rose Test Garden, outdoor activities, coffee shops and beer joints, Portland surely doesn’t disappoint when it comes to activities. With thousands of people trying to get around a big city, the traffic can become time consuming; working a 9-5 job becomes an exhausting routine.

See how many available tool truck franchises are for sale in Oregon.

Portland, a city full of people on-the-go, will always need skilled technicians who can fix cars and get people back out on the road.

Being a Matco Tools distributor means you get to provide over 20,000 of the highest quality tools in the industry to professional mechanics – direct from your truck. Matco Tools is ranked a Top 5 home based business for a reason – our programs and resources are structured to help you run a successful business with the flexibility to spend time where it matters most.

Matco Tools is one of the few franchise systems that offers in-house financing to those who qualify. Matco’s Financial Service group has a dedicated team that will assist you with your financial needs as you start your new business. This means we can finance up to 100% of any start-up costs you may incur with a loan that can be amortized for up to 10 years, making your franchise investment more accessible and keeping your weekly payments low.

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When you become a Matco Tools distributor, training starts before you even step foot in a Matco store and continues throughout your entire career. With over 70 hours of initial classroom training, Matco provides more training than any other mobile tool franchise. Our training program focuses on your long-term success, training you on virtually all areas of owning your own business, from product classes to financial discussions.

This may be your own business, but you’ll never feel alone.  

Our top-of-the-line training and marketing support are here to help you every step of the way. Matco’s customer service team is available 16 hours a day to answer any questions you may have, and our marketing team provides bi-weekly sales flyers and sale materials to help you expand your business.

This is a big decision, so we understand if you’re still not 100% sure if this is the right fit for you and your family.

To hear from some real Matco Tools distributors, watch “It’s a Family Business” with Matco franchise owner Matt Rhymer.

Get a FREE "See How a Matco Franchise Worksreport to find out if Matco is right for you with no obligation to commit. It’s time to make a change and become the best boss you’ve ever had!

 



Topics: Automotive, Distributor, Financing, Franchise, Home Based, Loan, Matco, Matco Tools, Mechanic, Oregon, Portland, Tools, Top 5, Training, Tool Franchise, Mobile Tool Franchise, Mobile Franchise, Home Based Franchise, Automotive tools franchise, Buy a franchise

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