January 16, 2013 // Franchising.com // CHICAGO – For the 10th consecutive year, Moran Family of Brands had one of its brands—Mr. Transmission—named as one of the top 500 franchises in the United States. A leader in the automotive aftermarket industry, Mr. Transmission ranked 420, up 16 spots from its position last year, in Entrepreneur’s 34th Annual “Franchise 500,” the world’s most comprehensive franchise ranking.
The rankings for all 500 companies are determined using an exclusive formula that takes into account objective and quantifiable factors. The most important factors include financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system.
“We are honored to be listed among so many of our successful and respected peers,” said Barbara Moran-Goodrich, President and CEO of Moran Family of Brands, the award winning automotive aftermarket franchise. “To be featured on this prestigious list is truly a testament to the strength of our brand and our relentless commitment to the support and success of everyone in our franchise system.”
For more than 50 years, Mr. Transmission has offered quality transmission repair and maintenance providing customers nationwide peace of mind with its trusting and knowledgeable professionals. Mr. Transmission is a part of Moran Family of Brands, which provides specialty products and services in virtually every aspect of the automotive aftermarket through six franchise brands and more than 140 franchise brands nationwide.
“Due to the economic downturn, Americans are keeping their cars longer which, in turn, is creating the need for transmission and other automotive repair services,” Moran-Goodrich said. “As the automotive aftermarket segment continues to grow we look forward to being at the forefront of the industry.”
For more information on Moran Family of Brands, visit www.moranfamilyofbrands.com or call 708-389-5922.
Midlothian, Illinois-based Moran Family of Brands is one of the leading franchisors of general automotive repair, transmission repair and automotive accessory centers in the country. Moran Family of Brands provides specialty products and services in virtually every aspect of the automotive aftermarket through six franchise brands and more than 140 franchise brands nationwide including: Mr. Transmission USA service centers (Mr. Transmission, Multistate Transmissions, Dr. Nick’s Transmission); Alta Mere “Toys for Your Car”; and Milex Complete Auto Care centers and now SmartView Window Solutions. For more information on Moran Family of Brands, visit www.MoranFamilyOfBrands.com or call 708-389-5922. For franchise opportunities with Moran Family of Brands, please call 1-800-581-8468.
Ashley L. Moses
Fishman Public Relations