Ductz International awarded 33 franchise territories during the first half of 2008, surpassing new territories for all of 2007
August 05, 2008 // Franchising.com // ANN ARBOR, MI, - John Rotche, president of DUCTZ International, LLC, a Belfor company, announced record franchise results for the January-July 2008 period.
"During the first six months of this year, we awarded 33 new territories besting our numbers for the same period last year by more than 300 percent," said Rotche. "We also raced past the 100-territory milestone, which along with our financial strength, further validates our ranking as the number one duct-cleaning franchise opportunity."
DUCTZ was ranked the number one franchise in its category, named a top home-based business, and listed as the 13th top new franchise by Entrepreneur magazine for 2008.
Belfor, headquartered in Birmingham, Michigan, is the premier provider of property recovery services in North America, and the world's largest insurance restoration company with 3,350 employees in 160 locations across 27 countries.
"We're attracting more qualified franchisees because of Belfor's resources, our National Service Team(TM) and national accounts programs, and because of the training and support we provide through our corporate staff," said Rotche.
DUCTZ is a member of the National Air Duct Cleaners Association, and has provided services during many public health crises including: hurricane Katrina cleanup, and restoring hygienic conditions to international cruise ships, schools and hospitals nationwide.