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Mr. Transmission/Milex Store Opens in Las Vegas

Mr. Transmission/Milex Store Opens in Las Vegas

Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair and driver safety products, announced its newest franchise location with a Mr. Transmission/Milex Complete Auto Care store in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Mr. Transmission/Milex co-branded franchise opened on December 1 and is located at 1180 N. Nellis Blvd. in Las Vegas.  The new franchise is co-owned by Las Vegas residents Michael Rucker and LeRoy Holland. Rucker has served a variety of leadership positions within the hospitality industry over the last 30 years. Holland has more than 25 years of experience in automotive and mechanical repairs. Mr. Transmission/Milex will offer customers in the area a comprehensive selection of automotive repair and maintenance services.  Mr. Transmission specializes in repair and installation of a vehicle’s transmission systems and drivetrain components.  Milex provide ... read more

Milex Complete Auto Care Ranked Among Franchise Elite

Milex Complete Auto Care Ranked Among Franchise Elite

Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation's leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair and auto accessories, has recently been recognized by some of the top ranking systems in the franchising industry. Mr. Transmission/Milex Complete Auto Care was ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500, the world's first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Recognized by entrepreneurs and franchisors as a top competitive tool of measurement, the Franchise 500 places Mr. Transmission/Milex as #418 for its exceptional performance in areas including financial strength and stability, growth rate, and brand power. "We spend months gathering and crunching data in order to produce the Franchise 500 ranking. We're proud of the result and the way it continues to be a resource for the franchise community," said Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur. "Like every industry, franchising is ever-evolving and must smartly react ... read more

Moran Family of Brands Opens First International Location in Nigeria

Moran Family of Brands Opens First International Location in Nigeria

Franchise Recently Opened Auto Repair Store and Distribution Center in Lagos. Midlothian, IL (January 05, 2019) – Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair and driver safety products, announced the addition of its first international location with a Mr. Transmission/Milex co-branded store in Nigeria. The shop had a soft opening in mid-2018 and will hold a grand opening later this month. Moran broke ground several years ago on its first foreign location, which will be in the Lekki Peninsula area of Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria. The new, 38,000 square foot facility in Nigeria features the central company headquarters, a distribution center and the Mr. Transmission/Milex store. To this point, Moran has more than 120 franchised locations, all based in the United States. The franchise is owned by Tem ... read more

Milex Complete Auto Care Store Opens in Cedar Rapids, IA

Milex Complete Auto Care Store Opens in Cedar Rapids, IA

Store to Offer Complete Range of General Automotive Repair Services. Midlothian, IL (December 01, 2018) – Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair and driver safety products, announced its newest franchise location with a Milex Complete Auto Care store in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The new Milex franchise opened on November 1 and is located at 2010 Sylvia Avenue NE in Cedar Rapids at the site of the former Iowa Auto Glass store. The current shop will operate out of a 5,000 square foot facility with five auto bays. The Milex shop provides customers in the Cedar Rapids area with a comprehensive selection of automotive repair and maintenance services. The store offers preventative maintenance work such as oil changes, brake repair, and radiator and cooling systems and engine repair along with a ful ... read more

Moran Family of Brands Celebrates Veterans Day

Moran Family of Brands Celebrates Veterans Day

Auto Franchise Features 14 Veterans as Business Owners. Midlothian, IL (November 01, 2018) – Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair, window tinting and driver safety products, recognizes its many franchisees who have served this country in the upcoming Veterans Day holiday. Moran Family of Brands is proud to have 14 current franchisees who are United States Veterans. Moran franchisees have been enlisted in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines branches of the military, as well as the national guard. They have served the country in parts of the last seven decades and were deployed in countries from Vietnam to Iraq. The following franchise owners in the Moran system have all served in the military: NameDean BinghamPat BinghamJohn BlantonDave CannonRoman CombsAlbert DanielGreg DeFeverLowell HesterScott HesterGeorge KokJason KurigerFrank NortonDerrick Weav ... read more

Moran Family of Brands Announces 2018 Franchisees of the Year

Moran Family of Brands Announces 2018 Franchisees of the Year

Three Longtime Franchisees Honored for Outstanding Service and Performance. Midlothian, IL (October 10, 2018) – Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair, window tinting and driver safety products, announced its annual Franchisee of the Year winners for 2018. Franchisee of the Year Award winners were named in each of Moran’s franchise brands. Franchisees eligible for the award must have demonstrated Moran’s core values of D.R.I.V.E. (Dedication, Respect, Integrity, Vision, Enthusiasm). They also exhibit outstanding service to their customers and provide support for fellow franchisees and the entire system. Voting for the awards was done by Moran franchisees. “Each of the Franchisee of the Year winners have been longtime and successful members of the Moran system,” said Peter Baldine, President of Moran Family of Brands. “The winners were selected by their peers and have b ... read more

Multi-Branded Automotive Store Opens in Tampa Bay, FL

Multi-Branded Automotive Store Opens in Tampa Bay, FL

Store Offers Complete Range of Auto and Transmission Repair, Driver Safety Services. Midlothian, IL (August 6, 2018) – Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair and driver safety products, announced its newest franchise location with a multi-branded Mr. Transmission/Milex and Alta Mere/SmartView store in Tampa Bay, FL. The multi-branded franchise opened in early June and operates in a 4,000 square foot facility located at 3810 W. Linebaugh Avenue in Tampa Bay. A grand opening is planned for a later date. The store is the first in the country to incorporate each of Moran’s four brands – Mr. Transmission, Milex Complete Auto Care, Alta Mere The Automotive Outfitters and SmartView Window Solutions. Mr. Transmission/Milex will offer customers in the area a comprehensive selection of automotive repair ... read more

Mr. Transmission/Milex Store Opens in Cary, NC

Mr. Transmission/Milex Store Opens in Cary, NC

Store to Offer Complete Range of Automotive and Transmission Repair. Midlothian, IL (March 22, 2018) – Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair and driver safety products, announced its newest franchise location with a Mr. Transmission/Milex Complete Auto Care store in Cary, North Carolina.The Mr. Transmission/Milex co-branded franchise opened on March 1 and is located at 303 Bowden St. in Cary at the site of the former Bowden Street Automotive shop. Mr. Transmission/Milex retained all the employees of the former store and will hire several additional shop assistants. A grand opening is planned for April.Mr. Transmission/Milex will offer customers in the area a comprehensive selection of automotive repair and maintenance services. Mr. Transmission specializes in repair an ... read more

Moran Family of Brands Celebrates Veterans Day

Moran Family of Brands Celebrates Veterans Day

Auto Franchise Features 14 Veterans as Business Owners. Midlothian, IL (October 31, 2017) – Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair, window tinting and driver safety products, recognizes its many franchisees who have served this country in the upcoming Veterans Day holiday. Moran Family of Brands is proud to have 14 current franchisees who are United States Veterans. Moran franchisees have been enlisted in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines branches of the military, as well as the national guard. They have served the country in parts of the last seven decades and were deployed in countries from Vietnam to Iraq. The following franchise owners in the Moran system have all served in the military: NameDean BinghamPat BinghamJohn BlantonDave CannonRoman CombsAlbert DanielGreg DeFeverLowell HesterScott HesterGeorge KokJason KurigerFrank NortonDerrick Weaver ... read more

Mr. Transmission Makes Franchise Times 200+

Mr. Transmission Makes Franchise Times 200+

The Top 200+ is an annual ranking of the 500 largest franchise systems in the United States by global systemwide sales, based on the previous year’s performance. Mr. Transmission made the ranking at No. 371 A complete ranking of the Franchise Times Top 200 and 200+ can be found  here

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