America's Swimming Pool Company Jumps in Rank on Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List
Award-winning pool service franchise announces record-breaking ranking in Entrepreneur’s highly competitive 41st annual Franchise 500®.
January 14, 2020 // Franchising.com // MACON, Ga. - ASP - America’s Swimming Pool Company, a national swimming pool service franchise, recently ranked No. 84 in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®. Placement in the Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry, with more than 1,100 companies vying for a spot - making it one of the most competitive rankings ever.
“This year’s ranking is our best yet,” said Stewart C. Vernon, Founder and CEO of America’s Swimming Pool Company. “It’s very satisfying to see our franchise owners being recognized for their efforts and continuing our company’s mission to create superior value for pool customers in all that we do by leveraging technology, superior knowledge, higher standards, and the relentless pursuit of excellence.”
Since 2002, ASP has successfully set a higher standard of performance and stability to what has been a fragmented, unreliable industry. Pool owners choose ASP for affordable, reliable, and knowledgeable service they can trust, worry-free. With 115 franchise owners operating in over 310 territories, the company’s experienced professionals service more than 420 million gallons of water each week.
ASP made a significant improvement in rankings, moving up the list 208 spots from its ranking in 2019, breaking company records by this inclusion in the top 100 franchise category. With all its awards, honors, and recognition, ASP continues to prove that it dominates the swimming pool maintenance industry in every category. In addition to their overall placement of No. 84 in the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list, ASP was also ranked No. 1 in Pool Maintenance for the 6th consecutive year.
"The 500 companies on this list all have something in common: They understand what consumers want now,” says Entrepreneur editor in chief Jason Feifer. “They may be an upstart in a brand-new category, or they may be a brand like Dunkin’ that’s ranked highly on our list for decades. But either way, making our list means they’re forward-thinking, nimble, and closely in touch with their customers’ needs - because in an ever-changing business environment, that’s what a franchise must do to thrive."
Over its 41 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees. ASP’s position on the ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the Franchise 500® ranks ASP on the list for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.
ASP is currently looking for qualified individuals who are ready to dive into a successful swimming pool service franchise opportunity. The company has regularly been featured as a best franchise to buy and publicly recognized for its leadership, performance, and growth. Franchise opportunities are available in markets throughout the United States.
To view America’s Swimming Pool Company in the full ranking, visit www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500. Results can also be seen in the January/February 2020 issue of Entrepreneur.
ASP - America’s Swimming Pool Company is the largest swimming pool cleaning, repair, and renovation franchise system in the nation. Founded in 2002 by Stewart C. Vernon, the company is based on the belief that by providing a higher quality pool service at a reasonable price, the brand would raise the industry standards for pool service. In 2005, ASP began franchising and now covers over 310 locations operated by 115 franchise owners across the nation. For more information on ASP’s swimming pool franchise opportunities, visit ASPfranchising.com. For more information on America’s Swimming Pool Company, visit ASPPoolco.com or find us on Facebook @asppoolco.
About Authority Brands
Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Authority Brands, LLC is the parent company of seven leading home service franchisors, America's Swimming Pool Company, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, The Cleaning Authority, Homewatch CareGivers, Mister Sparky electric, Mosquito Squad, and One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning. Together, these brands provide home services through more than 1675 locations operated by 920 franchise owners in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Kenya and Indonesia. Authority Brands is dedicated to supporting individual franchisee growth through providing strong marketing, technology and operational support.
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