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PIRTEK USA - Franchise

Quick Franchise Summary

PIRTEK is a unique B2B franchise and one of the few industrial franchises available. Where there’s industry, there’s demand for hydraulic and industrial hose replacement. With over 40 years of experience, PIRTEK reduces equipment downtime by repairing and maintaining hydraulic and pneumatic powered machines, keeping businesses in operation.

Franchise Cost, Fees & Facts for 2020

Minimum Cash Required$150,000
Net Worth Required$750,000
Total Investment$160,000 – $633,000
Franchise Fee$20,000 – $50,000
Financing AssistanceAvailable
Year Founded1980
# of Existing Units92
Franchising Since1986
Training & SupportYes
Home Office LocationRockledge, FL
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Available In These States:

We are currently accepting inquiries in ALL States

International Availability:

Accepting In These Countries:
  • United States and Canada


PIRTEK USA - Franchise Information

About Us
With the PIRTEK system, you have over 40 years of experience and expertise on your side. You are in business for yourself, but not by yourself. Whether it's assisting you in finding a suitable location, or local marketing, the PIRTEK strategic system supports you every step of the way. As a PIRTEK franchisee, you will receive:

PIRTEK startup is quick and fully supported by the corporate team. We help you with site selection, buildout, equipment, inventory, vehicle acquisition, outfitting, certified training and proprietary computer software.

We provide industryleading training for the franchise owner and staff from our corporate headquarters. The sessions cover sales, marketing, accounting, administration, IT and technical training. You can obtain certifications recognized by the International Fluid Power Society.

We undertake targeted business development activities through national account programs. Franchises are also consistently supported by Regional Sales Managers who provide onsite support.

The PIRTEK corporate team helps with your marketing and advertising needs so you can focus on building the business. PIRTEK provides options for marketing materials, promotional products and sales programs to support growth. Our years in the market enable us to build partnerships and marketing programs with worldclass organizations such as Team Penske.

For Tier 2 franchises, accounting support is automatically provided for the first year of business and can be extended for a total of three years. Support includes financial budgeting, and assistance managing account payables and receivables.

Prior industry experience is NOT necessary. The most important requirement to starting your own PIRTEK franchise is a willingness to be hands-on with the business.

PIRTEK Offers Two Types of Franchise Options

Tier 1 - The estimated initial investment for a Tier 1 franchise starts at around $347K. Factors like the size and location of your business will determine exactly how much you’ll need to spend. Our Tier 1 hydraulic franchises are comprehensive businesses that include a retail store complete with staff of 5-7, along with at least 3 vehicles to offer service on-the-go. 

Tier 2 - The estimated initial investment for a Tier 2 franchise starts at around $162K. These franchisees should plan on expanding into a Tier 1 franchise within a few years. A Tier 2 franchise allows them to generate the income and establish the customer base that will make this expansion possible. Our Tier 2 hydraulic franchises area mobile-only businesses that include 2 vehicles and a warehouse or storage facility for inventory.

Veteran Incentives
PIRTEK participates in the Veterans Transition Franchise Initiative (VetFran), which provides business opportunities to veterans. If you are an honorably discharged U.S. military veteran, you may be eligible (ask about our special incentives for veterans).


“We all want financial success and security and PIRTEK can provide that to everyone in the network. More importantly, our customers love the service we provide giving satisfaction every day.” Ian Harley, owner PIRTEK, Perry
“It’s awesome to see customers become ‘addicted’ to our onsite service when they realize how much we minimize their equipment downtime and its associated costs.” Jim Lager, owner PIRTEK, Love Field & PIRTEK Meacham
“The mission at PIRTEK is to deliver outstanding customer service, and the whole organization is set up to deliver that. The passion that underpins that customer service drive is what unites us. The customer that needs a hose at 3 am gets treated as if they were an extension of our family. There is a bond that comes from being in a team that can deliver that kind of service.” Gregory Shideler, owner PIRTEK, Kent
“Not only do people in the community recognize the brand, but the Mobile Service Vehicles themselves are important marketing tools – like moveable billboards. PIRTEK gives us a lot of advantages.” John Abercrombie, owner PIRTEK, Gulfgate

Additional Info

Training & Support

Training depending on position 1-2 wks - Support- Ongoing