Franchise FastLane Brand Spotlight: Black Optix Tint

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Nov 22, 2023 11:18:58 AM

Every brand that Franchise FastLane adds to its portfolio has been carefully vetted and evaluated for its potential to achieve rapid, but sustainable, growth and expansion. Unit economics and market demand also play critical factors, which is why Black Optix Tint was a unanimous choice to join the FastLane in 2023. Black Optix Tint is a professional, high-quality window tinting and auto restyling brand that just happens to be the market leader in the $10.5 billion window tint industry.


In this edition of Franchise FastLane’s Brand Spotlight, we take a closer look at this automotive aftermarket service provider that’s bringing fast and efficient customer service to both residential and commercial clientele and tinting the future of franchising.


Black Optix Tint Value Propositions

Founded in 2014, Black Optix Tint is about to celebrate their 10th anniversary – but they only began franchising their business model in 2022. They’ve already sold more than 20 franchises in five different states – a fast start commonly seen in FastLane brands. The initial franchise fee is an affordable $49,500 – an opportunity for entrepreneurs to secure a low buy-in with extremely high potential. Black Optix Tint is focused on delivering a premium customer experience. They offer same-day service with no appointment necessary, all provided by professionals who take immense pride in their work. This is a brand with both B2B and B2C revenue potential, who maintain partnerships with several leading automotive vendors such as WeatherTech, Wheel Pros, and Memphis Car Audio.


Hear it From Us…

Patrick Sanchez, Franchise FastLane’s VP of Development for Black Optix Tint and Chris Michels Director of Development, recently shared their thoughts on what makes this brand’s potential stand out in a crowded franchise marketplace. “The franchise model of Black Optix Tint is designed for seamless operations, offering flexibility and high efficiency with minimal staffing, allowing the completion of over 20 car projects daily. Franchisees have the option to start with window tinting services and gradually expand into various auto restyling services like vinyl wraps, audio enhancements, remote starts, as well as a mobile arm focused on residential and commercial exterior tinting services. The company has flourished by capitalizing on numerous revenue streams spanning diverse service offerings, meeting consistently high demand irrespective of economic fluctuations. The operational framework not only maintains a manageable workload for owner/operators, but also appeals to those considering executive or manager-run ownership. The training and continuous support provided by Black Optix Tint HQ serve as a strategic advantage, simplifying operations compared to more intricate business structures.”


The Brand’s Most Recent Franchisee Speaks

Black Optix Tint's expansion is gaining momentum, notably in Texas, where they've awarded their first territories. The latest franchisee, a passionate 'car guy,' was drawn to the brand's multiple revenue streams and scalable model. Their decision was bolstered by positive feedback from existing franchisees, emphasizing the brand's focus on people and culture. A long-term commitment to becoming a multi-unit owner solidifies their confidence in Black Optix Tint.


What’s Next for Black Optix Tint

This brand is off to an extremely fast start, which makes it an obvious fit for life in the FastLane. But Black Optix Tint has a few specific plans in mind for their explosive growth in the future. And recently, they’ve made several significant investments to ensure it happens. This includes increased levels of internal support by investing in more staff, expanding their educational initiatives for service line diversification, and a commitment to ensuring that Black Optix Tint maintains its position as the industry’s market leader.


For more information on franchising opportunities with Black Optix Tint, be sure to visit their brand page on the Franchise FastLane website.


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