Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, a franchise system owned by Clockwork Home Services, Inc. based in Sarasota, FL, has been ranked No. 249 among â€œUp and Comersâ€ associated with the Franchise Times list of the Top 200 Franchise Systems in the United States. Benjamin Franklinâ€™s 2007 sales were $108 million with 275 units. The franchise system was previously ranked No. 255.
Franchise Times also recognized One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, another brand franchised by Clockwork Home Services. One Hour was ranked No. 173 in the Top 200, up from No. 195 the previous year. One Hourâ€™s sales were $278 million for 2007 with a total of 237 units in the U.S. and Canada. For details on the Franchise Times listing, visit www.franchisetimes.com.
â€œWe are excited to be recognized once again by Franchise Times as a leader in the franchise industry,â€ said Tab Hunter, president of franchise operations at Clockwork. â€œThe sales and unit growth at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning are testament to our focus on customer service and the strong support we provide to franchisees.â€