BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PLUMBING ACKNOWLEDGED FOR IMPRESSIVE GROWTH BY INC. MAGAZINE
Texas franchise business ranks No. 4,830 in nation on the Inc. 5000 list
SARASOTA, FL, [DATE] – Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of McKinney, TX, has been ranked No. 4,830 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. A franchise of the national Benjamin Franklin Plumbing brand, the company’s sales growth was 45.8% from 2004 to 2007.
“We are excited to be recognized as one of the nation’s fastest growing companies,” said [name], [title]. “Our growth is a testament to the trust our customers place in our team members to be punctual, professional and ethical – hallmark qualities of the Benjamin Franklin Plumbing brand.”
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of McKinney, TX, has been in operation since 2000. The company operates field crews and handles more than customer service calls each year said.
The Inc. 5000 also recognized Clockwork Home Services, Inc., which awards and supports Benjamin Franklin Plumbing franchises, as well as One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning and Mister Sparky America’s On-time Electrician. Clockwork was ranked No. 933 on the list, while placing 49th in the top 100 consumer products companies and 96th in the top 100 companies by gross dollars of growth. Clockwork’s sales growth was 390.5% from 2004 to 2007.
“We are thrilled to learn that Clockwork and two of its franchisees have been recognized by Inc. as some of the fastest growing companies in the nation, and attribute this success to our intense focus on customer service,” said Jim Abrams, CEO, Clockwork Home Services, Inc. “We are committed to providing our customers superior quality and service through all of our plumbing, electrical and air conditioning and heating franchises and recognize that our portfolio’s continued growth relies on this dedication.”
The 2008 Inc. 5000 list measures revenue growth from 2004 through 2007. To qualify, companies had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit and independent - not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies - as of December 31, 2007, and had to have at least $200,000 in revenue in 2004, and $2 million in 2007.
“Our second annual Inc. 5000 continues the most ambitious project in business journalism,” said Inc. 5000 Project Manager Jim Melloan. “The Inc. 5000 gives an unrivalled portrait of young, underreported companies across all industries doing fascinating things with cutting-edge business models, as well as older companies that are still showing impressive growth.”
The 5000 companies that made the list reported aggregate revenue of $185 billion and median three-year growth of 147 percent. Most important, the 2008 Inc. 5000 companies were engines of job growth, having created more than 826,033 jobs since those companies were founded. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and a list of the fastest-growing companies that can be sorted by industry and region, can be found at www.inc5000.com.
About Benjamin Franklin Plumbing
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing is one of the fastest growing plumbing franchises in the United States. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing ranked #249 on the 2008 Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list and #36 on the 2007 Franchise Times “Fast 55” list. A customer’s time is the No. 1 priority for Benjamin Franklin Plumbing. The franchise offers customers on-time service, replacement and repairs done right the first time with courtesy, convenience, cleanliness, competence and character. The company is owned by Clockwork Home Services Inc. in Sarasota, Florida. For more information about Benjamin Franklin Plumbing franchising or to locate a franchise in your area, visit www.benjaminfranklinplumbing.com or call 877-454-4903.
About Clockwork Home Services
Clockwork Home Services, Inc. is dedicated to improving the operations, efficiency, customer service and profitability of contractors in the home services industry in North America through affinity group membership and nationally branded franchises. Its companies include Mister Sparky Franchising, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Franchising, One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating Franchising, BuyMax, Plumbers’ Success International, Electricians’ Success International, AirTime 500™, Roofers’ Success International, Success Academy, AirTime Canada™ ULC, SuccessWare, Inc. and company‐owned One Hour operations in California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Minnesota, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and throughout Canada; company‐owned Benjamin Franklin Plumbing operations in California, Colorado, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio and Tennessee; and company owned Mister Sparky operations in Colorado, Georgia and Indiana. In 2008, Clockwork was ranked #933 on Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5,000 list of fastest‐growing private companies in the United States. For more information, visit www.clockworkhomeservices.com.