January 06, 2009 // Franchising.com // Cleveland – With the recent ranking as #101 in Entrepreneur magazine's 2009 Franchise 500, Proforma is proving the company is a dominant force in the franchising industry. For the past three consecutive years, Proforma has continued to move up at least ten spots in the ranking from #120 in 2008 and #134 in 2007.
This year, the ranking as #101 has further validated Proforma's success. Several of Proforma's 2008 accomplishments include, breaking the $300 million mark in sales, achieving a 10% increase in sales among active Owners, adding 100 new Owners to the system and increasing the number of Owners achieving $1 million in sales to more than 100 including 25 members ranging between $2 million to $20 million.
"As we continue to grow in sales and number of Owners, we are rapidly climbing the Franchise 500 rankings," said Greg Muzzillo, Founder and Co-CEO of Proforma. "Any time we are recognized in the franchising industry for our growth and success, it is a great honor for me and for the entire Proforma Family."
The 30th Annual Franchise 500 is a comprehensive ranking of franchises based on objective, quantifiable data including financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system. Other factors are taken into consideration including years in business, startup costs, percentage of terminations and financing options.
Proforma is a network of more than 650 independent offices throughout North America that offers graphic communications solutions through commercial printing services, promotional products, business documents and eCommerce solutions. The company provides clients with one source for an infinite number of resources including a network of over 600,000 products and services.
With more than 30 years of experience, Proforma remains clearly focused on providing solutions to North American businesses for their graphic communications needs. A leading provider of promotional products, printing services, business documents, and eCommerce solutions, Proforma has received numerous awards and is recognized as one of the top five largest companies in our industry. Proforma serves over 50,000 clients through more than 650 member offices in North America. The Proforma Worldwide Support Center is located in Cleveland, Ohio.