ABM (NYSE:ABM), a leading provider of facility solutions, announced that its subsidiary ABM Franchising Group, LLC, has been honored with the 2014 Franchisee Satisfaction Award by Franchise Business Review (FBR). This is the sixth consecutive year Linc Service Network, a franchise brand of ABM Franchising Group, has been recognized with FBR’s annual award. This year, in the category of franchise systems with 100 to 249 locations, Linc Service Network moves up from a ranking of 29th to 25th among a list of 50 top-rated companies.
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. Linc Service Network is comprised of more than 160 locations across the United States and internationally.
"We are proud to rank as one of the top franchise companies, especially considering the ranking is based on the feedback received from our franchise owners," said Bert Kendall, Chief Operating Officer of ABM Franchising Group. "Our goals are to provide leading tools and services to our franchise network, grow our franchise base within the U.S. and internationally, and therefore, strengthen our position among the global leaders in franchising."
Franchise Business Review’s 2014 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards, also known as the FBR50 Awards, annually recognizes franchisors with the highest overall franchisee satisfaction based on its survey of franchisees. The FBR50, now in its 9th year, is the only awards program to rank companies based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction. The survey consists of benchmark questions relating to twelve aspects of a franchise system including training and support, franchise community, financial opportunity, and general satisfaction. More than 26,000 franchisees representing more than 350 franchise brands were surveyed. Franchise Business Review recognizes companies with 2014 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards in 4 categories: Top 50 Franchises: 250+ Locations, Top 50 Franchises: 100-249 Locations, Top 50 Franchises: 50-99 Locations, and Top 50 Franchises: Under 50 Locations.
ABM (NYSE: ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues of approximately $4.8 billion and 110,000 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 commercial buildings to hospitals, manufacturing plants and 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.