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Ziebart Announces 2019 Franchise Business Awards

Automotive protection and appearance service franchise business Ziebart just announced its US dealer award winners at its Owner's Meeting in the City of Detroit.

"Dealer of the Year," which recognizes seasoned franchisees for top marketing, store decor, sales performance, diversification of product, customer satisfaction and advertising contributions that promote the brand successfully, went to Richard Lester and Sons, owners of a Syracuse, New York location, while the "New Dealer of the Year" honor went to Shannon Beltman and Todd Beltman of Holland, Michigan.

In addition, service awards that recognize a franchisee's years of service with the brand went to the following franchisees: Joe Sailer in Elkhart, Indiana (25 years); Pam Wilson and James Wilson in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (30 years); Jim Harris (30 years for his Indianapolis, Indiana location and 35 years for his Dayton, Ohio store); and Joe Hanley in Hilo, Hawaii (45 years).

Brand President and CEO Thomas E. Wolf said that the company is beyond grateful for all the work its franchisees have done to support the brand's goal of being the top choice for auto protection and appearance services. According to Wolfe, it's the work of franchisees that has allowed the brand to reach its 60-year-operation milestone, and he congratulated all the winners for their success.

Headquartered in Michigan, Ziebart International Corporation is a global franchise network of auto appearance and protection services. Established in 1959, this brand has been an innovator in its industry for over six decades, with more than 1,000 locations across 34 countries. Currently, Ziebart has franchise opportunities available in several markets. The initial investment for one of this auto service brand's franchise opportunities ranges from $228,200 to $450,500.

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