The YMI Group Joins ABM Franchising Group

Monday, October 10, 2022

​Linc Service Franchise Network Expands in Illinois

ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, announced that The YMI Group has signed an agreement to join its Linc Service franchise network. The YMI Group is a leading full-service provider of mechanical contracting based in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, in the Chicago market area. Linc Service is a franchise brand of ABM Franchising Group, an operating unit of ABM. 

“The YMI Group is a stellar example of construction and service expertise, and I’m excited to have them join the Linc Service network,” said Bruce Phibbs, Senior Vice President of ABM Franchising Group. “While facilities today navigate new regulations and rising costs, we’re looking forward to helping YMI grow their business with Linc Service expertise and support in HVAC asset management.” 

The YMI Group was founded in 2009 with a specialization in serving healthcare facilities and was recently recognized by ASHRAE Illinois’ Excellence in Engineering Award and by the Army Corps of Engineers for their work on the Alternative Care Facility at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Today, the YMI Group has grown to provide turnkey design-build services, award-winning mechanical construction, and HVAC, plumbing, piping, and sheet metal services for private and public sector clients, including healthcare, educational, data center, commercial, and high-rise residential facilities. Upon joining the Linc Service network, the YMI Group plans to expand their HVAC and preventive maintenance services to deliver exceptional HVAC asset management for their clients.

“We’re growing our commitment to proactive and preventive care,” said Albert D. Youna, President of The YMI Group. “Becoming part of a network of contractors sharing best practices and leveraging the systems that Linc Service provides will help us deliver the increased benefits of asset care to our clients, from sustainability and cost-reduction to air quality management.”

ABM Franchising Group offers a portfolio of franchise networks that deliver mechanical and electrical service and preventive maintenance solutions to commercial and industrial buildings. ABM Franchising Group consists of two franchise brands: Linc Service and TEGG. The YMI Group will operate under the Linc Service franchise brand.

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