This is a complete list of all Midas auto repair locations along with their geographic coordinates. Midas, Inc. is a chain of automotive service centers headquartered in Itasca, Illinois. In 1956 The Muffler Installation Dealers' Associated Service (M.I.D.A.S.) was established by Nate H. Sherman and the first Midas Muffler opened that year in Macon Georgia. The chain was originally known as Midas Muffler as they specialized in the replacement of mufflers. In recent years, they have marketed themselves as Auto Service Experts, as they are capable of performing most routine and common automobile service, including brakes, fluid changes, and suspensions.