The Mac Tools franchise opportunity

Mac Tools is a family of business owners and support staff, which means you’ll never be on your own. With over 150 UK franchisees, our business model is a proven route to giving you and your family complete control over your lifestyle and financial future. You can invest from just £25,000 liquid capital, with no ongoing royalties or hidden extras.


A Mac Tools franchise gives you exclusive rights to sell tools from several world-class brands in your local area from a mobile showroom – while providing you with all the tools you need to be a successful and profitable business owner.


Prime territories (trading areas) are available throughout the UK and Ireland.

Marketing power

When it comes to winning new customers, we give you national power at a local level: with multiple sponsorship deals, from television shows to the British Touring Car Championship and British Superbikes, we’re proud to provide exceptional brand support that helps you develop your business locally.


Our local marketing support to you includes free promotional flyers and catalogues; monthly team meetings introducing new promotions; and twice-yearly Tool Fair events for new product launches and exceptional purchasing opportunities.


We’re here to help you from before you launch through to continually win new customers. You’ll enjoy the backing of a brand that’s seen far and wide – and is synonymous with the highest quality tools available.

World-class products

Enjoy the backing of several brands to drive your business forwards: with products from Mac Tools, Facom, DeWALT and STANLEY, you’ll become known locally for delivering the highest quality available, every time.


Innovation is at the heart of our products, whether it’s the creation of new tools or improving existing ones. We focus on making life easier for mechanics through the exciting and constantly evolving range we offer – giving you more sales and your business an unrivalled reputation for excellence.

Mac Tools Bruiser
World class tools from Mac Tools
Mac Tools tools
Mac Tools Mentor Touch
Mac Tools product catalogue

The Process

There's a simple 6-step process involved in becoming a Mac Tools franchisee and hitting the road in your new business:

Step 1

Initial discussion, application form and CV

Step 2

Introductory Group Presentation & initial meeting – let’s get to know each other

Step 3

Van Rides & group Q&A session with Franchisee – get to see the business in action

Step 4

Final meeting & financial review with Mac Tools leadership

Step 5

Business set-up, residential training & business planning

Step 6

Launch with full on-the-road support and 12-month training programme

Investment options

The total investment required is £47,000 + VAT where applicable*, with flexible investment options to help you start your business:

  • Investing with the full £47,000 in liquid capital or £25,000 liquid capital and a bank loan you receive the highest return on your business performance with access to annual performance rewards

  • With £25,000 liquid capital, we could assist you with the remaining finance required and you will still benefit from the best margin available to Mac Tools Franchisees on your stock

The Mac Tools Franchise Model is underpinned by a robust business plan accredited by independent accountants. This demonstrates projected business performance and factors in your specific individual circumstances.

Franchise package

Your investment to start your business covers:

  • All required start-up stock & equipment

  • The lease deposit on your fully-liveried Mac Tools van**

  • Localised marketing collateral & stationery

  • Professional branded workwear

  • Initial training with continuing, ongoing support and development

  • Laptop with personalised software to help you run your business

  • Use of our systems on everything from stock control to business management


*VAT may be reclaimable

**Lease terms variable and subject to vehicle specification


You can expect annual earnings ranging upwards from £50,000 once you’ve established your business – with franchisees on average enjoying a year 1 turnover of around £160,000.


Additionally, each year the top-performing franchisees receive extra rewards such as free holidays or vehicles!

Matt Richmond, Mac Tools franchisee

“My family and I have been rewarded by Mac Tools with trips to America for the last seven years, meaning that we have been able to see a lot more of the world than we would have done otherwise. These rewards are brilliant and definitely offer a great incentive to be part of the Mac Tools franchise network.”


Matt Richmond, Mac Tools Birmingham