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2022

September

  • Nick Lambie’s military training gave him the proper tools to open up and successfully run a Ziebart store in his hometown of Morgantown, West Virginia.

    As seen on: Franchising Magazine USA

August

  • A new Ziebart store in Highland, Michigan is owned and operated by a husband-and-wife duo.

    As seen on: DBusiness and Franchising.com

  • A Ziebart franchisee and military veteran was named among the list of 12 Franchise Rock Stars of 2022 for his achievements as a franchise owner.

    As seen on: Franchising.com and Franchise.org

July

  • A Minnesota Ziebart customer found a receipt in his car from the original Ziebart in Detroit dating back to 1971.

    As seen on: Detroit Free Press and MSN

June

  • The Ziebart team in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was asked about how you can keep your car looking and feeling like new during inflation and supply shortages.

    As seen on: FOX6 News Milwaukee

  • A Ziebart gift card is the perfect gift for dad this Father’s Day.

    As seen on: InTouch Rugby

May

  • The Ziebart of Dearborn, Michigan team found and rescued kittens living in the engine compartment of a customer’s vehicle.

    As seen on: Fox 2 Detroit

January

  • Ziebart was invited for a live interview on The Weather Channel to discuss the potential vehicle damage that comes with the winter weather season. 

    As seen on: The Weather Channel

  • The Ziebart team in Western New York was asked to explain how rust and salt can cause damage to cars, and how to prevent it.

    As seen on: WKBW Buffalo

2021

November

  • Ziebart International Corporation Named a Winner of the Michigan Top Workplaces 2021 Award.

    As seen on: Franchising.com

October

September

  • Troubled Auto Industry Sends Car Care Business Booming.

    As seen on: Franchise.org

  • Chip shortage is having a positive impact on the automotive aftermarket industry.

    As seen on: Royal Oak Tribune

  • Troubled Auto Industry Sends Car Care Business Booming.

    As seen on: Clickondetroit.com

August

  • Vehicle chip shortage having positive impact on the automotive aftermarket industry.

    As seen on: Macomb Daily

  • Summer heat impacting cars in South Texas. The August sun is sure to make residents sweat, but it's also causing damage to vehicles. 

    As seen on: KII-TV

June

  • Ziebart and Pet Supplies Plus #CoPilotPets campaign winner, Mishka, featured on Jack Monson's "Social Geek Radio" -  Franchise News Podcast. 

    As seen on: Social Geek Radio

  • Pet Supplies Plus and Ziebart have teamed up to launch #CoPilotPets, a campaign to promote pet safety and car protection for summer road trip season. The campaign will feature a video contest on Instagram spotlighting the interesting reactions pets can have to the simple question: “Wanna go for a ride?”

    As seen on: PetProductNews

May

  • After seventeen years, ‘cicada palooza’ is underway. Now what?AccuWeather invited our automotive protection expert, Rob Harper, to share the best ways to protect vehicles from these pests this summer. Ceramic Z-Gloss® Paint Protection is a ceramic paint coating that adds a layer of protection that not only gives your vehicle a “new car” vibrancy but also protects from acidic elements (i.e. cicadas), light scratches, and debris.Hear the latest on what to expect from ‘cicada palooza’ starting at the 18-minute mark.

    As seen on: AccuWeather

April

  • Driving is a necessary part of many people’s daily routine. Between childrens’ school activities and meetings or endless errands to run, commutes are still a primary factor to account for even in the midst of Covid-times. Now, many of us find ourselves glumly wishing for the long-lost miseries of the daily commute, if only for a reason to flee the house.

    As seen on: Bankrate

March

  • Ziebart, a Detroit auto service company, recently raised and donated $10,000 to Gleaners Food Bank in Detroit to help fund meals for southeast Michigan families in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

    As seen on: The Patch

February

  • Ziebart named the Best Car Cleaning Service for Wide Availability for 2021!

    As seen on: TheSpruce.com

  • Larisa Walega Tells Franchising.com How She Ascended to VP of Marketing at Ziebart International

    As seen on: Franchising.com

January

2020

November

  • Ziebart, the global leader in vehicle appearance and protection services, has been recognized by the Auto Care Association’s Women in Auto Care for its “Z-Mom’s Campaign,” which received top honors in the ‘Outreach to a Female Audience’ category in the organization’s annual Automotive Communications Awards.

    As seen on: Franchising.com

October

  • Ziebart, the global leader in appearance and protection services, recently hosted its annual owner's awards. For the very first time, the meeting was held virtually and brought together franchisees from across the country to celebrate the growth of the brand and what lies ahead. 

    As seen on: Autoblog.com

  • Ziebart's Director of U.S. Retail Operations, Rob Harper, joins Reader's Digest to discuss how acids, dust, and road tar can wreak havoc on your vehicle's paint and what you can do to protect it. 

    As seen on: RD.com and MSN.com

  • Ziebart’s own Rob Harper, Director of U.S. Retail Operations, sits down with meteorologist Dean DeVore on AccuWeather's "Everything Under the Sun” podcast to talk everything your car needs to stay protected from winter’s onslaught of snow, ice, and salt (Rob's interview begins at the 17 minute mark).

    As seen on: Accuweather.com

September

  • For multi-store owner Tony Mattiacio, success is in the family. Read more to learn how Tony and his four kids came to own and operate six Ziebart stores in western New York.

    As seen on: FranchiseTimes.com

June

  • Business Insider asks Ziebart’s own Edmund Russel, Director of Product Development and Technical Support, how to safely prepare your vehicle for travel this summer. 

    As seen on: BusinessInsider.com

April

  • Ziebart's own Larisa Walega, Vice President of Marketing, joins Fox 2 Detroit to discuss the do's and dont's of sanitizing your vehicle.

    As seen on: Ziebart.com

  • President and CEO of Ziebart, Thomas E. Wolfe, explains how Ziebart found a way to give back during a time of crisis.

    As seen on: Inc.com

  • Inc. asks Ziebart President & CEO, Thomas E. Wolfe how you can become the kind of leader your team needs today.

    As seen on: Inc.com

  • Ziebart is featured on Entrepreneur's Best Franchise Brands of 2020.

    As seen on: Entrepreneur.com

  • Autoweek steps back in time to look at how Ziebart founder Kurt Ziebart invented the first rust proofing process.

    As seen on: Autoweek.com

  • Automotive historian and researcher, Robert Tate, explores the life of Ziebart founder Kurt Ziebart, and how he pioneered and invented the rust proofing process.

    As seen on: Motorcities.com

  • Ohio's stay at home order and closing of non-essential businesses has kept a lot of people at home. But, our state's first responders are still heading to the front line to help battle the spread of the coronavirus. An automotive company is now working to keep them safe while on the job.

    As seen on: News5Cleveland.com

  • Ziebart, a locally owned business for many years, is doing something extra special for some very special people. Owner Rick Saenz and his staff are doing their part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

    As seen on: KrisTV.com

March

  • Ziebart of Knoxville, TN offers free car cleanings to COVID first responders.

    As seen on: WVLT.com

  • We all know that our first responders are on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis every day. One company is helping to keep them safe. Ziebart of Cleveland is offering to wipe down all highly touched areas of any first responder’s vehicle.

    As seen on: WKYC.com

  • In another instance of the community pitching in to aid in the fight against COVID-19, Ziebart is offering free wipe-downs of highly touched areas in first responder vehicles.

    As seen on: Fox2Detroit.com

  • Ziebart employees are offering to wipe down any police cruisers or other emergency vehicles using an antibacterial cleaner free of charge.

    As seen on: KiiiTV.com

  • As officers work to keep people safe, protecting themselves against the virus is also priority. The owner of Ziebart in West Allis, Nathan Krueger, is stepping up to help by offering free disinfecting services to all first responders.

    As seen on: WISN.com

  • Ziebart on Holland-Sylvania is offering free antibacterial cleaning of vehicles belonging to first responders and medical personnel.

    As seen on: 13ABC.com

February

  • Ziebart is Named One of Franchise Direct's Top 100 Global Franchises for 2020.

    As seen on: Franchisedirect.com

  • Daniel Baker, CD, Wins Outstanding Service Award from the 2020 IDA Awards.

    As seen on: The-IDA.com

  • Ziebart Comes in at #49 on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 Top Global Franchises Ranking for 2019.

    As seen on: Entrepreneur.com

  • Ziebart Ranks #36 out of 150 on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 2019 Top Global Franchises for Veterans.

    As seen on: Entrepreneur.com

  • Ziebart Ranks #149 on Entrepreneur's 41st Annual Franchise 500 Rankings for 2020.

    As seen on: Entrepreneur.com

2019

May

  • This is a working link to the web article: Executive Auto rebrands as Ziebart, from royalgazette.com

    As seen on: royalgazette

2014

November