Category Archives: VIOC Culture

valvoline business heritage

The Power of Valvoline’s Business Heritage

One of the major things that makes Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM such a successful franchise opportunity is our heritage of the Valvoline™ brand.  Valvoline has been around for nearly 150 years, longer than any other automotive oil brand in the U.S. We know engines and we know lubricants – more so than any other company […]

Quick Lube Franchise owners

Profile of Our Quick Lube Franchise Owners

Tony Puckett, President of Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM, describes the “profile” of a successful quick lube franchise owner as “driven.” While all of the VIOC franchisees are unique, different from the first franchisee to the most recent, each one is an entrepreneur with a drive for success.  According to Puckett, successful franchisees are relentless in pursuit […]

profitable franchises

Profitable Franchises Start with Teamwork & Communication

Both the franchise and the franchisees of VIOC believe that profitable franchises are created with teamwork, communication, and collaboration.  VIOC franchisees like Chris Malone, who owns 13 VIOC stores, says he feels that the Valvoline corporate management want input from its franchisees and they make the independent owners “part of the process.” Valvoline Instant Oil […]