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Profitable Petroleum Maintenance Testing & Compliance Service

Ukiah, California (Mendocino County)

Asking Price: $115,000

Cash Flow: $43,346

Gross Revenue: $101,210

EBITDA: $43,233

FF&E:  A fully outfitted service truck valued at between $30,000.00 and $40,000.00. Total estimated value of parts, equipment and vehicle is between $90,000.00 and $100,000.00

Inventory: Parts and testing equipment, est. value $60,000.00.

Established: 1996

Employees: 1

Facilities: N/A

Business Description:

The Seller’s business is a profitable, single operator California based B-to-B maintenance, testing and compliance service with hundreds of customers. It provides support to any business with a fuel transfer system, such as gas stations, depots, and storage facilities. Customers need to maintain compliance with California regulations. Over time, testing & compliance support have become the primary source of income for the business.

In the Sellers own words:

“(The Business)” is an extremely good money maker if you enjoy working with, not the general public, but business owners. 50% of the job is joking & laughing with customers. They always enjoy that plus you’re there to fix something for them.”

Initially “maintenance” at gas stations or any other company with “fuel transfer systems” was the primary target of the Business. More recently California regulations in the industry have propelled the company to move into the field of testing & compliance as its primary source of income, although still retaining maintenance as another of its business activities.

Customers call for maintenance issues as the need arises. Compliance testing is scheduled for each customer on either a 1 or a 3-year cycle, as required by regulations. Logs & schedules are kept on both maintenance and compliance services.

The business’ trademark is to provide excellent and reliable services to its customer base. In the field of compliance and testing it is crucial for customers to be able to rely on the Seller’s services to continue to be in compliance with ongoing regulations that apply year after year. as The Seller’s company almost always retains customers after a first service and over its multi-year history has enjoyed an ever-growing number of repeat customers.

As mentioned earlier, The Seller’s business specializes in repair & maintenance of fueling sites or systems and compliance testing for both the California Department of Environmental Health and the California Department of Air Quality. The company’s services include inspections, installations and repair.

The Seller has researched suppliers for the products needed in their work and secured relationships with the most reliable sources and best-equipped vendors.

The Seller’s business operates within an approximate 60-mile radius of its home office in Ukiah, California. The services provided by the Seller’s company have been and the Seller believes will be in constant and ongoing demand for the foreseeable future. The average profit margin is estimated by the owner to be at least 30% to 50% on each individual job.

This is a significant opportunity to step into a growing, profitable business targeted to a very large market base which over the course of many years has proven to be highly receptive to and appreciative of the product being offered.

Detailed Information

Competition: See details in CIM, NDA required (submit below….)

Growth & Expansion: Steady customer level; many repeat customers—see details in CIM

Support & Training: 52 weeks of phone support with a maximum of 8 hours per week during that time.

Reason for Selling: Owner wishes to retire.

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