Francise Times names Linc Network one of the top 200 franchise systems

PITTSBURGH, PA. – October 30, 2009 – Linc Network, LLC has been named one of the “Top 200 Franchise Systems” by Franchise Times.

Remaining at number 130 on the Top 200 list for the second year in a row, Linc Network, the franchisor of an international network comprised of more than 150 independent and company-owned commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) mechanical contractors, surpasses many well-known franchise companies.

“It is an honor to not only be one of the top franchisors of the mechanical contracting industry, but also be amongst those included on Franchise Times Top 200 Franchise Systems,” said Linc Network, LLC President & CEO Scott Giacobbe. “Being ranked again as one of the top franchises signifies Linc as one of the leading players in the franchising industry.”

The Franchise Times Top 200 list is a ranking of the nation’s largest franchise systems, and is measured by each franchise system’s total U.S. and international sales. The collective sales of all ranked franchisors grew 7 percent - $474 billion - from last year’s total. The October 2009 issue of Franchise Times includes the complete list of the honorees.