January 04, 2012 // Franchising.com // CLEVELAND – For the fifth consecutive year, Proforma has climbed up the rankings in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500. In its 33rd year, the Franchise 500 ranking is based on financial and statistical data from July 2010 to July 2011. The most important factors used as evaluating criteria include financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system.
“We are honored to be recognized by Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 for the fifth year in a row.” said Greg Muzzillo, Founder of Proforma. “Proforma’s steady growth is a testament to the hard work of our Owners and Support Center staff, and our dedication to making our Owners’ dreams come true.”
In addition to being named #59 overall, the Franchise 500 ranked Proforma #1 in the Miscellaneous Business Services category. The Franchise 500 is a comprehensive ranking of franchises based on objective, quantifiable data. Other factors are taken into consideration including years in business, startup costs, percentage of terminations and financing options.
In 2010, Proforma was ranked the #1 Top Distributor by Promo Marketing magazine, #2 Top Distributor by Counselor magazine, #2 Top Distributor by Print Solutions magazine, #3 Top Distributor by Print Professional magazine, and #1 in the Business Services Category by Entrepreneur magazine. Proforma was also named in the Top 50 Best Places to Work by Counselor magazine. Additionally, Proforma was recognized with a PEAK Award of Excellence by Print Solutions magazine and with an InHouse Design Award by Graphic Design USA.
Proforma is a network of more than 750 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 over 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 750 member offices in North America. The Proforma Worldwide Support Center is located in Cleveland, Ohio. www.proforma.com.
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