Henley Enterprises, headquartered in the Boston area, is regarded as a premier national quick lube operator and consistently ranks among the top performers in the Valvoline Instant Oil Change franchise system. In 2004, National Oil & Lube News recognized CEO and co-founder Don Smith as its “Operator of the Year.” In March 2012, Henley added 72 Southern California locations through the largest single acquisition in industry history. Consistent growth has been a staple for the Henley companies, which formed to operate one of the first franchised Valvoline Instant Oil Change facilities in Somerville, MA in 1989. Now a coast-to-coast operation, Henley employs more than 2,000 associates in 12 states.
1987 – Henley Enterprises, Inc founded.
1989 – Opened first franchised Valvoline Instant Oil Change facility in Somerville, MA.
2000 – Formed Mid-Atlantic regional operating affiliate Mid-Atlantic Lubes, Inc. Henley operated 20 VIOC franchise locations by the end of 2000.
2006 – Formed Southeast regional operating affiliate Sunshine Lubes. Henley operated 59 VIOC franchise locations by the end of 2006.
2009 – Formed Midwest regional operating affiliate Henley Bluewater, Inc. Henley operated 125 VIOC franchise locations by the end of 2009.
2011 – Formed West Coast regional operating affiliate Henley Pacific LA. As of March 2012, the Henley Companies operate 196 VIOC franchise locations.
2015 – The Henley Companies own and operate over 213 VIOC franchise locations.
Specialties: Full Service Oil Change, Automotive Preventive Maintenance