Opportunity Cost

  • Liquid Capital Required: $350,000
  • Total Investment: $750,000 - $1,000,000



PROSHRED Franchise Information:


PROSHRED® specializes in on-site shredding for the secure destruction and recycling of confidential documents and proprietary materials for thousands of organizations and individuals across the United States. In addition to serving major government, financial, medical, legal, high-tech and manufacturing industries, PROSHRED® actively services the growing home office and residential shredding markets.

According to the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), document destruction in the United States is a multi-billion dollar industry, positioned to continue rapid growth due to recently enacted privacy legislation and heightened concerns about safeguarding confidential business and consumer information.

Within this rapidly expanding market, PROSHRED®'s vision is to be the premier franchise system in the shredding market, recognized as the system of choice for the secure destruction and recycling of confidential documents and proprietary materials worldwide.

A Professional Shredding Business for the Business Professionals:
PROSHRED® franchises are ideally suited for seasoned business executives with strong sales, marketing and management experience who are actively involved in their community.

Our proven business model presents successful franchisees with:
  • Recurring revenue streams
  • High volume sales potential
  • High margin earnings capability
  • Business-to-business sales model
  • Low proportion of bad debt accounts
  • Monday to Friday hours of operation
  • Exclusive territories
  • National accounts

Competitive Differentiators:

Operating internationally for over 20 years, PROSHRED® focuses solely on on-site document destruction - providing the most secure system available in America for destroying confidential materials and ensuring legislative compliance. As an ISO 9001:2000 certified organization, PROSHRED®'s success is driven by its commitment to rigorous processes, service excellence and achieving the industry's highest quality standards.

While each franchise is locally owned and managed, PROSHRED® is nationally operated and supported by the most experienced management team in the industry. This unique combination enables the system to capitalize on individual market opportunities and provide outstanding customers service, while its franchises are supported by a proven operating system and nationally recognized brand.

Currently, PROSHRED® is the only internationally experienced shredding and recycling business offering superior franchise opportunities in the United States.

Benefits of the PROSHRED® System:
  • Proven operating system developed through decades of industry experience
  • Powerful, longstanding brand supported by an experienced management team
  • Award-winning sales and marketing materials supported by national programs
  • Comprehensive four-week training program at PROSHRED® University
  • Ongoing field support and best practices from the National Support Center
  • Complete IT infrastructure, proprietary software and custom online support tools
  • System-wide purchasing, sales and partner programs

Franchisee Testimonials:

"If you are serious about building a profitable, rock solid business, a PROSHRED® mobile shredding business is certainly worth a second look."
Mark MacMillan - Tampa, FL

"The support from the PROSHRED® National Support Center is excellent. Resources from operations to sales and marketing and accounting are readily available and very valuable."
Tom Wilson - Syracuse, NY

Financial Requirements:

Franchise Fee: $35,000 per territory
Initial Investment: $176,500 to $489,500 per territory
Required Net Worth: $750,000 to $1,000,000+
Royalties: 6.5%
National Advertising Fund: 1% - 3%
Information Technology Fee: 1.5%

Please note this franchise is currently only accepting inquiries from Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio (Toledo, Dayton, Akron), Oklahoma, South Carolina (Charleston, Columbia), Tennessee (Chattanooga, Knoxville), and Texas. Interested parties should have at least $350,000 liquid capital to invest.

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PROSHRED is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Texas, Tennessee, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, New Mexico, Nebraska, Michigan, Louisiana, Kansas, Idaho, Hawaii, Colorado, Arizona, Arkansas.

Interested parties should have at least $350,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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