Benjamin Franklin Plumbing moves up 13 places.
Clockwork, Inc.’s three franchises-Benjamin Franklin-The Punctual
Plumber, One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating and Mister Sparky-have
increased their positions onEntrepreneur Magazine’s32nd
annual “Franchise 500” list.
Franklin moved up 13 positions from a year ago and is now ranked No. 130 on the
list, and has jumped 293 positions in the last five years.
these difficult economic times, the professional service and excellent value
our Benjamin Franklin franchises deliver are fitting the bill for American
homeowners,” Clockwork Home Services Operations Vice PresidentChris
Leachsaid. “Our increase in Entrepreneur’s rankings is a testament
to the hard-work and dedication of our franchise owners to deliver exceptional
Hour Air Conditioning & Heating is ranked No. 117 on the list, while Mister
Sparky checks in at No. 243. One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating placed
first in the HVAC category for the second year in a row.
Magazinecompiles its list based on companies’ financial strength and
stability, growth rate and size of the franchise system. Other considerations
include the number of years in business and length of time franchising, startup
costs, low employee turnover and wither the company provided financing.
franchisors are given the opportunity to supply pertinent information
associated with their franchise offering to the magazine. The data, collected
from hundreds of franchisors, is placed with an independent auditor for
evaluation, ensuring no franchisor has the ability to gain an unfair advantage.
When the data crunch is completed, the results are published for all potential
franchise buyers to evaluate.
proven business-building systems and processes enable franchisees to
dramatically increase their profits and expand their franchises,” Clockwork
Home Services PresidentScott Boosesaid. “Each of our
franchises has risen dramatically over the last five years.”