Company

History

Take A Ride Through Our History

Monro, Inc. has been a pioneer in the auto service industry since Charles J. “Chuck” August opened his first muffler shop in Rochester in 1957.

  • 1957 Start

    Chuck August opens his first Midas Muffler store in Rochester, NY

  • 1966 THE BIG DECISION

    Broke from the Midas organization; Monro name was born

  • 1984 Acquisition

    Peter Solomon and Donald Glickman acquire control of Monro; 59 stores

  • 1991 Stock Market

    Monro begins trading on NASDAQ under “MNRO”; 143 stores

  • 1998 MORE STORES

    Monro acquires 205 U.S. Speedy Muffler King stores

  • 2002-2004 GAINING TRACTION WITH TIRES

    Monro acquires 60 Tread Quarters, Kimmel and Mr. Tire stores

  • 2005 DELIVERING DIVIDENDS

    Monro declares its first cash dividend

  • 2009 MORE TIRES

    Monro acquires 41 Tire Warehouse stores

  • 2012 MORE STORES

    Monro acquires 140 stores

  • 2015 FRANCHISING

    Monro acquires Car-X franchise business

  • 2016 TOPPING 1,000

    Monro tops 1,000 stores

  • 2017 BREAKING A BILLION

    $150 million in sales acquired; top $1 billion in total sales

  • 2018 MONRO.FORWARD

    Monro develops a scalable platform to drive growth