, a leading provider of integrated facility solutions, announced that its subsidiary ABM Franchising Group, LLC, has signed a franchise agreement with Serviparamo, an experienced mechanical contracting company in Colombia. Serviparamo increases ABM’s existing presence in South America.
ABM Franchising Group, a portfolio of franchise networks that deliver mechanical and electrical service and preventive maintenance solutions to commercial, industrial, and residential buildings, consists of four franchise brands: Linc Service, GreenHomes America, TEGG, and CurrentSAFE. Serviparamo will operate under the Linc Service franchise brand, specializing in meeting the mechanical service needs of clients across multiple markets - from commercial office buildings, educational institutions, and hotels to industrial facilities, retail centers, and hospitals.
“Serviparamo’s strong reputation, industry experience, and our proven system will allow them to continue expanding their business throughout South America and further distinguish them as a leading solutions provider,” said Bert Kendall, Chief Operating Officer of ABM Franchising Group. “We welcome Serviparamo to our franchise network and look forward to a successful partnership.”
Headquartered in Barranquilla, Colombia, Serviparamo currently has 600 employees, a total of eight offices throughout Colombia, an office in Peru, and plans to expand into Chile. Serviparamo was first established in 1975 as an independent company, providing corrective and preventive maintenance services and technical support to the major brands of air conditioning in the market. The company has since grown as a mechanical service provider and has expanded their service offerings to include building design, calculation, and engineering, equipment retrofits and replacements, and energy management and efficiency programs.
“We are delighted to become a Linc Service Contractor,” said Yohanna Alzamora, General Manager of Serviparamo. “After 40 years in business, we look forward to learning from the shared knowledge and expertise provided by Linc Service Network to help us continue serving clients for the next 40 years.”
ABM (NYSE: ABM)
is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues exceeding $4 billion and 100,000 employees in over 350 offices deployed throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM’s comprehensive capabilities include facilities engineering, commercial cleaning, energy solutions, HVAC, electrical, landscaping, parking and security, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes — from schools and hospitals to the largest and most complex facilities, such as manufacturing plants and major airports. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909. For more information, visit www.abm.com
ABOUT ABM FRANCHISING GROUP
ABM Franchising Group, an operating unit of ABM, is a portfolio of franchise networks that deliver comprehensive mechanical and electrical service and preventive maintenance solutions to commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. The franchising group consists of four franchise brands: Linc Service, GreenHomes America, TEGG, and CurrentSAFE. Linc Service and TEGG specialize in meeting each client’s unique needs across multiple markets - from commercial office buildings, educational institutions, and municipalities to hospitals, data centers, and industrial facilities. As providers to residential buildings, GreenHomes America offers integrated home performance solutions and CurrentSAFE provides certified electrical safety. The international network is comprised of more than 300 mechanical and electrical contractors located in over twenty countries.