Midas, Inc is a chain of companies providing automotive services. More than 1,500 company-owned and franchised centers under them are operational in various regions of Canada and the United States. Other than this, Midas, Inc even operate franchised and licensed stores in different countries including Belgium, Australia, the Bahamas, Austria, France, Costa Rica, Mexico, Italy, Honduras, Spain, Poland and several other nations. Nate H. Sherman established the company in 1956 and initially they dealt with retailing of parts of exhaust systems and mufflers. During the first year of operation, the company was able to establish 100 stores across 40 states.